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Patton State Hospital

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTING


JC-12041 - SENIOR PSYCHIATRIST (SUPERVISOR)

Final Filing Date: Until Filled


Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.


Position Details:
Job Control #: JC-12041
Position #(s):
502-000-7609-XXX

Classification:
SENIOR PSYCHIATRIST (SUPERVISOR)

Monthly Salary:
$20,295.00 - $24,120.00 U
$20,734.00 - $24,698.00 V


# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Bernardino County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time



Department Information:

Department of State Hospital - Patton
3102 E. Highland Avenue
Patton, CA 92369
http://www.dsh.ca.gov


Job Description and Duties:
Human Resources is accepting applications for a permanent, full-time Senior Psychiatrist Supervisor position. The Senior Psychiatrist Supervisor is under the general director of the Program Management and Medical Director. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Hiring interviews will be scheduled upon Management approval in order to meet operational needs.

Duties include:
Assist in the supervision necessary to maintain high standards of psychiatric and general medical care and treatment for an assigned unit; supervises the work of a small medical staff and assists in the coordination of their activities with those of the nursing, psychology, social work, rehabilitation therapy, and other ancillary staff; advises staff, either individually or by presiding at ward, diagnostic, and clinical conferences, on appropriate treatment techniques for specific cases; reviews clinical records of patients to assure their adequacy and proper administration; makes regular ward rounds and special teaching rounds; examines and treats patients requiring more difficult forms of psychiatric treatment; assists in planning training programs and participates in the training of staff and the instruction of residents, interns, and other students; assists in the evaluation of the performance of assigned medical staff and recommends appropriate action; participates in and helps coordinate clinical research carried on in his/her unit, depending on particular qualifications; may be assigned to specialized teaching or administrative assignments.


Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance or the California Board of Osteopathic Examiners. (Applicants who are in the process of securing approval of their qualifications by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance or the Board of Osteopathic Examiners will be admitted to the examination, but the Board to which application is made must determine that all legal requirements have been met before candidates will be eligible for appointment.) and Either IPossession of a valid certificate in psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, or eligibility for examination for such a certificate as evidenced by a written statement from the Secretary of either Board. (Applicants who are in the process of establishing specialty board eligibility will be admitted to the examination but the required verification must be submitted for appointment.)

Or II

Completion within the past seven years of the following training and experience:

1. Three years of psychiatric residency training in programs approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, two years of which must have been in a program approved for a minimum of two years of such training; and

2. Two years of experience in a psychiatric facility or on a hospital psychiatric service.



(Candidates who are within six months of meeting these requirements may take the examination but they cannot be appointed until these requirements are met.)

All interested candidates that meet the recruitment criteria should submit an application and CV to the Human Resources - Employment Unit. Ensure that your application is thorough and that you describe in detail applicable knowledge, skills, abilities, education and experience.

TO ENSURE THAT YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE STD 678 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY INCLUDING THE SENIOR PSYCHIATRIST SUPERVISOR, JOB CONTROL REFERENCE # JC-12041 in the 'Examination(s) or Job Title(s)' section of the application. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) should be attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


Special Requirements

The position(s) requires incumbents pass a Drug Screening Test. You will be required to take and pass the drug screening test prior to being hired.
The position(s) requires incumbents pass a Background Investigation prior to being hired. The Background Investigation may include Criminal Background, Fingerprinting, and a review of any governmental records.
The position(s) requires incumbents pass a Medical Evaluation. You will be required to submit to a Medical Evaluation and receive clearance prior to being hired.


Application Instructions:
Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.
Final Filing Date: Until Filled


Who May Apply:
Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach surplus letters to their applications. Applicants must meet any Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).





If you are interested in this career opportunity, please call the Recruitment Unit at (916) 654-2609 for any questions or email us your CV at DSH.Recruitment@dsh.ca.gov

The California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) is responsible for a statewide progressive in-patient mental health treatment program that attracts the best and brightest in the forensic psychiatry field. The DSH system consists of eight unique facilities located throughout California: Central Coast, Napa Valley, Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Central and Northern San Joaquin Valley, and the Monterey Bay region. All eight of the facilities are fully licensed, and some are accredited by the Joint Commission. In 2013, Patton State Hospital was recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. There are two types of commitments to the state hospital in-patient facilities: forensic and civil. The dedicated DSH staff provide treatment to these patients in a variety of recovery-oriented methods, including: phase treatment, art and music therapy, rehabilitation, education, and community living skills. Each of our hospitals also serves as a good neighbor and active leader in the community. Employee groups frequently participate in community and civic events. As a part of the treatment opportunities, some groups of patients periodically contribute to community activities by donating arts or crafts from their therapy to support a community organization. We offer work-life balance with generous yearly paid time off and a flexible 40-hour work week. Our competitive compensation package includes a competitive salary, benefits, and retirement package. To apply, please email your State Application and CV to Email: DSH.Recruitment@dsh.ca.gov Phone: 916-654-2609 Visit us on the web: http://www.dsh.ca.gov/jobs/jobwithdsh.asp