Dedicated and compassionate Clinical Social Workers, like you, are key members of our multidisciplinary mental health teams. Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional institutions, you’ll find opportunities to use your clinical knowledge and expertise to make a meaningful and lasting difference, including:
Conducting assessments and summarize case information for use in diagnosis, treatment, and release
Developing, monitoring, and modifying treatment plans as necessary
Documenting and evaluating treatment progress
Coordinating patient placement with community services
To qualify for this role you must have a Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work, approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
An active and valid registration as an ACSW/ASW with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences is highly preferred.
Here, you’ll enjoy a collegial atmosphere, the stability and work-life balance you desire, and great State employee benefits, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit www.CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
Robust 401(k) and 457(b) savings plans (tax defer up to $45,000 - $60,000 per year)
Various continuing education opportunities
Potential NHSC Loan Repayment
We currently have opportunities at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP), located in Blythe. This friendly desert community is an outdoor recreational wonderland, with access to almost 95 miles of navigable water for boating, fishing, and water skiing and 350 days of sunshine to enjoy golfing, tennis, and hiking. The upscale enclaves of La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Palm Springs make an attractive home base for many of CVSP’s physicians and their families.
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!