Are you passionate about public health and infectious disease management? With 35 facilities, each facing their own epidemiological challenges, you will encounter a wide array of cases, allowing you to further hone your investigatory, diagnostic, and treatment skills.
Within CCHCS’ Public Health Branch, under the direction of the Headquarter Deputy Medical Executive, and in conjunction with the Program Development Section, you will
Serve as an infectious disease and public health subject matter expert and consultant
Develop programs designed to prevent and control outbreaks of communicable diseases
Conduct Public Health Program evaluations and analyses used in policy change proposals
Serve as the lead for complex outbreak and contact investigations
Provide public health consultation to Chief Medical Executives, clinical providers, and public health nurses at institutions, Headquarters, and Regional Offices throughout the state
Ensure reports and information are disseminated efficiently to required agencies and interested stakeholders
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s of Public Health with an emphasis in epidemiology; completion of a 3-year Residency Program and Board Certification in Preventive Medicine; completion of 2 years with the Epidemic Intelligence Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and experience working on outbreak investigations, epidemiological studies, and cost-effectiveness analyses.
This exceptional opportunity is based at CCHCS’ Headquarters in Elk Grove. Located approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento and 90 miles east of San Francisco, Elk Grove is a family-friendly bedroom community featuring modern neighborhoods, excellent schools, and all of the amenities you and your family desire.
Our competitive compensation package includes:
40-hour workweek – affords you true work-life balance
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
Secure State of California pension that vests in five years
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans – tax defer up to $48k per year
Paid CME with paid time off to attend
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
And much more
Take the first step in joining this outstanding team and contact us today!
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) was established to oversee and provide a constitutionally appropriate level of health care in all 35 adult prisons operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation throughout California. To fulfill this mission, we have improved our day-to-day health care operations ensuring that our patients have timely access to safe, efficient medical, dental, and mental health care.
This would not have been possible without the tireless efforts of our dedicated clinicians. As part of a multidisciplinary team working within a supportive and collaborative infrastructure, CCHCS looks to professionals, like you, to lead these efforts.
In return, we offer a positive work-life balance with all of the security that comes with State employment, including:
• 40-hour workweek
• Competitive salaries
• Retirement (Pension) that vests in five years
• Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
• Visa sponsorship opportunities
• Paid CME with paid time off to attend
• And much more
Our Commitment to Quality
Whether through the implementation of annual Performance Improvement Work Plans at each facility to ensure imp...rovement objectives; the adoption of the Complete Care Model resulting in continuous, integrated, and coordinated care; or the development and utilization of Quality Improvement Tool Kits, CCHCS proactively and continuously seeks to improve the care provided to our diverse patient population.
At every step, our clinicians are provided the tools and infrastructure they need to practice their best medicine, hone diagnostic skills, and further their abilities to treat this varied and complex patient population.
Our facilities are located across the great state of California – from the Oregon border to the Mexico border and everywhere in between. With so many locations and communities, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!