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Psychiatric Nurse

Company: California Correctional Health Care Services
Location: Calipatria
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Correctional Facility
$127,296 - $143,904 Annual Range

Are you looking to practice medicine and maintain a positive work-life balance? A career with California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) allows you to focus on providing quality care without the burdens of managing insurance paperwork or maintaining an unrealistic patient load. Here, in a supportive, collaborative environment, and in conjunction with one of our dedicated physicians, you will deliver primary care to our diverse patient population. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability. In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.

All psychiatric nurse practitioners with CCHCS must have current California RN licensure and Nurse Practitioner Furnishing certificate with board certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner, and certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. We currently have opportunities at Calipatria State Prison, located just north of Imperial Countys desert community of El Centro. With access to urban areas, natural attractions, and recreational activities, this is the ideal place to enjoy the work-life balance youll find with CCHCS.

With the direction of a psychiatrist, you will:

  • Provide evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment plans for patients, including those for suspected physical or neurological conditions
  • Determine patients need for psychiatric medication and crisis intervention
  • Assess and monitor patients continued use of prescribed psychotropic medications

In return for your efforts, CCHCS provides a competitive compensation package, including:

  • 40-hour workweek affords you true work-life balance
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • 401(k) and 457 retirement plans (tax defer up to $38,000 - $50,000 per year)
  • Visa sponsorship opportunities
  • Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
  • And much more

Take the first step in joining one of our outstanding multidisciplinary teams and contact Jeana Sosa at (916) 691-1965 or send your CV to CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov .

"CCHCS uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce. For more information about E-Verify, please go to www.e-verify.gov ." Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hrs PLP 2020 leave credits through June 2022. EOE

Keywords: California Correctional Health Care Services, Indio , Psychiatric Nurse, Other , Calipatria, California

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