Are you a physician with a passion for quality management and its application in improving patient outcomes, promoting cost effectiveness and efficiencies, and supporting the delivery of safe patient care?
If so, California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a dynamic IM/FP physician to join our Quality Management Unit, which supports continuous evaluation and positive change for the medical activities within all 35 State of California correctional facilities. In this key position and under the direction of the Deputy Medical Executive, you will:
Evaluate the quality of patient care, including analyzing clinical data related to significant health care events and identifying areas of improvement in both clinical practices and health care processes
Support and assist with the implementation of quality improvement initiatives, including researching current standards of care and applying new or updated standards in the development of decision support materials and staff training programs
Provide expertise in the development of patient outcome and other performance-related reports
Make occasional site visits in order to provide on-site technical assistance
Perform special studies in the field
Provide expert testimony as necessary for legal proceedings or staff disciplinary actions
Provide assistance to the Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment program
This distinctive opportunity is based at CCHCS Headquarters in Elk Grove. Located approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento, Elk Grove is a friendly bedroom community featuring modern neighborhoods, excellent schools, and all of the amenities you may desire.
In return for your efforts, we provide a competitive compensation package, including:
40-hour workweek – affords you true work-life balance
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
Secure State of California retirement that vests in five years
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans – tax defer up to $38,000 - $50,000 per year
Paid CME, with paid time off to attend
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
Relocation assistance for those new to State of California service
And much more
Take the first step toward joining this outstanding team and contact:
About California Correctional Health Care Services
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 professional 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 35 locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!