As an integral member of multidisciplinary teams, California-licensed pharmacists, like you, provide clinical guidance to help ensure the safe, efficient, and effective use of medication therapies in the treatment of California Correctional Health Care Services’ diverse patient population.
In this key position, you will:
Prepare, manufacture, dispense medications and provide pharmaceutical preparations
Review patient charts and medication regimens
Participate in treatment team meetings and provide ongoing consultation to the treatment team and medical review committee
Implement/and or maintain unit dose system
Depending on location, you may also monitor anticoagulant therapies and advising providers on complex conditions such as Hepatitis C, HIV, and Substance Use Disorder
CCHCS offers a competitive compensation package, including:
40-hour workweek (affords you true work-life balance)
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year)
Wide variety of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
And much more
We currently have opportunities available at locations throughout California.
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.
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About California Correctional Health Care Services
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) provides care that includes medical, dental and mental health services, to California’s prison inmate population at all 35 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) institutions statewide.
We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.
To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.
For more information, please visit the Vision, Mission, Values and Goals page on CDCR’s website.