Job ID: 289104117  |  Last Updated: 12/10/2021

Staff Psychiatrist- Atascadero

Department of State Hospitals – Atascadero
Atascadero, CA
Applicant Contact
Krystle Thornton
(916) 651-8602

Job Description

Come live in beautiful California!

The California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) is recruiting psychiatrists for five of our hospitals throughout the State: DSH-Atascadero (Central Coastline), DSH-Napa (Wine Country), DSH-Patton (Inland Empire/Ontario), DSH-Coalinga ( Near Fresno and Central Valley Area), and DSH-Metropolitan (Norwalk/Los Angeles Area).

You will work with an extremely interesting and challenging in-patient forensic and civilly committed patient population and have the opportunity to consult directly with experts in the fields of psychiatry such as Stephen Stahl, MD, PhD and Charles Scott, MD.

The diverse locations of our hospitals offer the opportunity to choose an environment which appeals to your personal interests.

Our benefits include:
Salaries Range: $247,644.00 $305,376.00 Annually
A flexible work schedule (e.g. four 10-hour workdays for a 40-hour workweek).
Medical, Dental, and Vision packages
CalPERS retirement system with life-long retirement pension (defined benefit plan)
Licensure and DEA fee reimbursement or waiver
Paid Malpractice Insurance
Tax-deferred compensation up to $35,000 per year
Paid Sick/Vacation or Annual Leave Time
11 paid holidays, plus 2 Professional Development Days and One Personal Holiday
Annually, up to 56 hours of leave and up to $1,000 in reimbursement for Continuing Medical Education (CME)
No payment of Federal Government Social Security Tax due to Safety Retirement for this classification
Voluntary on-call duty is compensated on an hourly basis over and above base salary
Several hospitals are teaching sites affiliated with the University of California
Relocation assistance available for New California State Hires.

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to answer any questions you may
have. Please dont hesitate to get in
touch with a call or an email.
DSH Recruitment Unit
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