Licensed Clinical Psychologist (CHCF PIP)
American Psychological Association
 Stockton, CA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Psychiatric Inpatient Program

$116,304 - $129,840 annually

Within our psychiatric inpatient program, you'll work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients' successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability. In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.

In this key position, you will:

  • Provide psychological assessment and treatment, crisis intervention, and discharge planning
  • Participate in committee work, interdisciplinary team conferences, and meetings
  • Prepare comprehensive patient reports

While a valid California Psychologist license is required, the ideal candidate will also have:

  • Inpatient experience or treating a severely and persistently mentally ill population
  • Interest in supervising unlicensed clinicians
  • Ability to develop patient-centered treatment plans
  • Excellent communication skills and open to opportunities to learn and grow

In return for your efforts, we provide all of the benefits and stability that come with State employment, including:

  • 40-hour workweek
  • State of California retirement that vests in 5 years – visit for retirement formulas
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Free on-site, in-person CEUs
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans – tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year
  • And much more

This rewarding opportunity is available at the California Health Care Facility (CHCF) located in Stockton, 45 miles Southeast of Sacramento.

Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.