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Physician (IM/FP) – Advanced/Complex Care

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS)
Elk Grove, California
Competitive salary
Closing date
Feb 19, 2023

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Hospital Medicine
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Full Time
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Physician (IM/FP)

Advanced/Complex Care

$302,424 - $317,556 annual salary (Time-Limited Board Certified)

$287,268 - $301,656 annual salary (Lifetime Board Certified)

$272,184 - $285,804 annual salary (Pre-Board Certified)


California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a physician with a desire to help shape and enhance the delivery of medical care to clinically complex patients within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations’ (CDCR) correctional institutions. In addition to a CA medical license, you must possess an X-Waiver (or ability to attain within 14 days of hire).


Under the general direction of the Chief Physician, Complex Care, you will:

  • Support care teams in the evaluation and management of patients with complex, acute, and chronic conditions via clinical consultation and/or facilitation of multidisciplinary forums
  • Serve as a clinical subject matter expert who develops and updates evidence-based guidelines and tools, continuing medical education activities, and clinical policies and procedures related to providing care to patients with complex needs
  • Develop programs designed to identify, treat, and monitor complex patient populations
  • Support statewide quality improvement activities, including developing clinical toolkits to educate and support institution-based providers
  • Serve as a clinical consultant on clinical projects and perform clinical practice and mortality reviews as needed
  • Travel to CDCR correctional institutions throughout California


Experience in quality improvement, disease management, program development, and population management in a public health setting and/or MPH is desirable.  Additional subspecialty board certification and/or extensive clinical experience in Pain Management, Palliative Care, Addiction Medicine, Geriatrics, or Hospital Medicine is a plus, but not required.


CCHCS also offers a competitive compensation package, including:

  • 40-hour workweek
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit for retirement formulas)
  • Robust 401(k) and 457(b) savings plans (tax defer up to $45,000 - $60,000 per year)
  • Paid Insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Paid CME, with paid time off to attend
  • Dedicated assistance with visa sponsorship
  • Relocation assistance for those new to state service

This distinctive opportunity is based at CCHCS’ comfortable and modern campus-style headquarters office in Elk Grove, located approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento.


Take the first step in joining our team and submit your CV to [email protected]

or contact us at (877) 793-4473.


To apply online, please visit





California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS)


provides care that includes medical, dental and mental health services to California’s incarcerated population at all 34 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) institutions statewide.


We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.


To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

For more information, please visit the Vision, Mission, Values and Goals page on CDCR’s website.

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8260 Longleaf Drive
Elk Grove

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