East Lyme, CT
New Haven, CT
|Date Opened||3/24/2023 1:30:00 PM|
|Salary||$230,000 - $300,098/year (*Salary commensurate with education and/or experience)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||Continuous Recruitment|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction is actively recruiting for multiple Principal Psychiatrists to join our Healthcare Services Units.
If you thrive in a collaborative work environment that supports patients with mental health, substance abuse and other physiological challenges, and are interested in a career where you can make a positive difference in the lives of the inmate population, we encourage you to apply!
To attract and retain top talent, the State of Connecticut participates in a competitive benefits plan.
Principal Psychiatrists at the DOC receive the following incentives:
Our Principal Psychiatrists will providing mental health services to our inmate population. Provision of high quality medical care is essential to our mission of leading safe and secure facilities while ensuring the wellness of our inmate population, our staff and the general public.
We are hiring for the following facilities and selected candidates can be assigned any unit or location:
More information about our facilities can be found here.
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law abiding and accountable behaviors. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.
A MESSAGE FROM OUR STAFF
“Working in corrections is a unique experience that has provided me with a strong, predictable income with generous benefits. More importantly, I get to work in an environment that allows me to care for the sickest and in many cases underserved mentally ill patients in our community without insurance restrictions. I enjoy access to a generous, nearly unlimited formulary, and I can refer for somatic treatments without insurance impediments, as well. I find the work rewarding on multiple levels, from the patients who have stabilized well within our system to working with some of the most talented nurses, psychologists, medical doctors and social workers in their fields. I feel good coming to work every day knowing that the work I do matters!” Dr. G. Gagne, Principal Psychiatrist
Learn more about what it's like to be a Psychiatrist at the State of Connecticut:
This role is non-examined and open to the public.
To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on listed within the job classification.
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU APPLY
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board daily to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
Should you have any questions about the position, please contact Samantha Rivera, Human Resources Specialist – Talent Solutions at Samantha.Rivera@CT.Gov
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license to practice medicine and surgery in Connecticut. A temporary license may be granted for a period not to exceed one (1) year.
2. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain eligibility for participation in federal health care programs as defined in 42 U.S. 1320a-7b(f).
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain certification as a specialist in an area such as geriatrics, ABI/TBI, forensics, substance abuse, etc.
4. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess appropriate current licenses, certifications or permits.
5. Incumbents in this class may be required to be bilingual.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Click on a link below to apply for this position:
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