• County Of Colusa
  • Colusa, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: 267,972 USD
  • Salary Top: 437,724
  • Apply By: Feb 02, 2022



The Psychiatrist is a distinguished leader in the Mental Health Division of Colusa County’s Behavioral Health Services team who positively impacts the lives of the people in our community and works collaboratively with Mental Health’s dedicated team of clinical professionals. The Psychiatrist conducts direct psychiatric patient evaluations and assessments and also provides medical expertise, oversight and guidance to clinical staff as part of a comprehensive case management team. A Medical Doctor’s degree and a valid Physician and Surgeon Certificate issued by the State of California Board of Medical Examiners is required. The candidate must also poses or be eligible to obtain certification by the American Board of Psychiatry as a Psychiatrist.

Job Description

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Are you a Psychiatrist who longs to make a difference in your community and seeks the best possible outcome for your patients? Would you love to work with group of dedicated professionals who share that same vision of care? If so, the County of Colusa is looking for YOU! The County of Colusa’s next Psychiatrist is a health care professional who has a strong interest in community and supports a wellness and recovery philosophy. The next Psychiatrist is passionate about assisting our consumers with their personal goals through professional consultation. Colusa’s ideal candidate is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our consumers and appreciates our small community rich in history, culture and traditions. Additionally, the ideal candidate will not only have experience, but a desire to serve all persons of every demographic who meet medical necessity as well as the skills to provide consultation to the physicians in the community regarding industry standards and best practices in psychiatry. Individuals who are ready to practice in a community setting that promotes collaborative care and education amongst our various community groups and partners are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions

SALARY $267,972 - $437,724 The salary range indicated above has six annual merit steps with approximately 5% between each step ($267,972 - $342,084). Annual advancement is based upon successful performance. The successful applicant can anticipate being offered a salary between steps 1 through 6 depending on experience and qualifications. The full salary range goes up to step 15 ($437,724). Steps 7-15 are additional merit steps and eligibility for step advancement is based on 2 years of satisfactory performance at the previous step. Steps 7 through 14 provide increases of 2.5% each. Step 15 provides a 5% increase. *Current Compensation and Benefits Resolution provides for a CPI increase each October of 1-3%.


Human Resources screens all applications to identify the qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the County. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the screening QUALIFICATIONS APPRAISAL PANEL | ORAL INTERVIEW: Candidates will be interviewed by a panel of job knowledge experts. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of November 29, 2021. A final interview process may be scheduled to further evaluate selected candidates the week of November 29, 2021. The County of Colusa is targeting a January 1, 2022 as the starting timeframe

Additional Information

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Filing Deadline: November 19, 2021 5:00PM This recruitment may close without notice upon receipt of a sufficient number of applications. REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS To be considered, candidates must submit:  A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV. 111317  Cover Letter  Resume The complete job description is available by clicking this link or online at You may also contact the Human Resources Department: 250 Fifth Street Colusa, CA 95932 530-458-0420 The application materials will be used to select the best qualified applicants to participate in the selection process. Qualifications appraisal interviews will be used to assess the candidate's knowledge, skills and experience. The Board of Supervisors will make the final selection and appointment. Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website.

BENEFITS 3% @ 60 CalPERS Retirement formula for Classic Members, 2% @ 62 formula for New Members; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; 13 paid holidays; 10 to 25 vacation days annually; 12 days of sick leave; health, dental, vision, life insurance and Health Reimbursement Arrangement account

Job Address

Colusa, California 95932 United States View Map