Posted by: California Correctional Health Care Services on Jan 11, 2018
High Desert State Prison - Susanville, CA
Chief Physician and Surgeon, Correctional Facility
$282,132 - $290,604 Annual Range (Time Limited Board Certified)
$268,020 - $276,048 Annual Range (Lifetime Board Certified)
The Chief Physician and Surgeon serves as a chief of service in charge of a major general medical and surgical subdivision in a State correctional facility; supervises physicians and other professional personnel giving medical care to patients; advises staff, either individually or by presiding at hospital ward, diagnostic, and clinical conferences on appropriate treatment techniques for specific cases; examines and treats patients requiring more difficult forms of medical treatment; serves as a consultant to staff members on unusual or difficult medical problems; recommends approval on such matters as institutional medical policy, new forms of treatment, and the need for equipment, facilities, personnel and budgeting; maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; and does other related work.
Desirable Qualifications: Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the Medical Board of California or the California Board of Osteopathic Examiners, and possession of a valid certificate issued by an American Medical Specialty Board or an American Osteopathic Board as a specialist in internal medicine or family medicine.
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