Senior Psychologist, CF (Specialist) - QMSU

  • Ione, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $125,460 - $146,796 Annual Range USD

Job Description

Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (Specialist) - Quality Management

$125,460 - $146,796 Annual Range

Recruitment and Retention Bonus available for clinicians newly hired with California Correctional Health Care Services

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Psychologist (Specialist) - Quality Management is responsible for implementing an effective performance management program and processes at an individual institution. An effective performance management system ensures consistency with the CDCR Health Care Services missions; aligns with community standards of care; achieves adherence with policies and procedures, and state and federal laws; and supports continuous learning and excellence. Applying knowledge of quality concepts, principles, theories, and best practices, this position ensures that there are appropriate systems, processes, and structures in place at the institution to evaluate and improve the local health care system, institution staff have the skills and knowledge required to participate in improvement activities, and the organizational culture supports continuous learning and improvement. Other activities under the purview of this position include risk management activities, identification and dissemination of best practices from both within the prison health care system and at other health care organizations, health care incident reporting and sentinel event review, and other patient safety activities, and preparation and coordination of external surveys, audits, and other reviews. The Senior Psychologist (Specialist) - Quality Management serves as an advisor to institution executives, and acts as a liaison with the Statewide Quality Officer and Quality Management Section staff, statewide executives in various disciplines, other Institution CQOs, and other stakeholder groups as appropriate. Moderate travel may be required.

Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.

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Contact or call 559-221-3218 for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application.

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Closing Date/Time: Until Filled

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