Within our psychiatric inpatient program, you’ll enjoy a stable, secure environment working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism. 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.
Under the supervision of the Senior Psychologist Supervisor or the Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker, you will:
Conduct assessments and summarize case information for use in diagnosis, treatment, and release
Develop, monitor, and modify treatment plans as necessary; document and evaluate patients’ treatment progress
Coordinate placement with community resources
While a valid California Clinical Social Worker license is required, the ideal candidate will also have:
Knowledge of current trends in mental health, public health, public welfare, and Federal and State programs in these fields; psychosocial aspects and characteristics of mental, developmental, and physical disabilities
Understanding of community organization principles; scope and activities of public and private health and welfare agencies
Inpatient experience or treating a severely and persistently mentally ill population
Interest in supervising unlicensed clinicians
Excellent communication skills and open to opportunities to learn and grow
This rewarding opportunity is available at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP), located in the Monterey County town of Soledad.
In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a competitive benefits package, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years – visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas
Robust 401(k) and 457 savings options – tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year
About California Correctional Health Care Services - Salinas Valley State Prison
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!