Placer Employment Opportunities

Psychiatrist - Board Eligible/Board Certified

Child Psychiatrist - Children's System of Care (CSOC)

Recruitment #2022-11799-01

Introduction

Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com.

POSITION INFORMATION

This position is scheduled to receive a 4% wage increase effective July 2, 2022.

Placer County's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Children's System of Care (CSOC), is recruiting for a part-time (20 hours/week):

Psychiatrist - Board Eligible/Board Certified

This position is unclassified and, as such, serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. 

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BENEFITS

Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.

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For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Psychiatrist (Board Eligible) - Incumbents must have completed a United States psychiatry residency training program and be eligible to be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry at the time of appointment to this class.  Incumbents are expected to obtain certification in order to be considered for promotion to the next higher level of Psychiatrist (Board Certified).  

Psychiatrist (Board Certified) - Incumbents have all of the duties and responsibilities of the Psychiatrist (Board Eligible) but must be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry at the time of appointment.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over),  marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.


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