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Mental Health Careers

Are you interested in shaping the future of correctional health care? The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is hiring professionals to transform its Mental Health program. They are looking for progressive thinkers ready to improve quality access to care.

We have provided links (below) to help you start your search. Please read the Bulletin, and if qualified, click the link under “Test Instrument.” If you complete an online self-assessment, you will receive a score immediately upon completion. If your test instrument is a State Application or a State Application and Supplemental Application, then you will receive your score approximately three weeks after our Examination Staff receives your paperwork.

If your score is successful, you will be placed onto a Certification List of eligible candidates. After receiving a score for the Certification List, you are welcome to apply to the vacancies in that classification that interest you. Please follow the “How To Apply” instructions on the job posting and submit your application. Only the most competitive candidates will be considered for an interview. Should you be chosen, you will be contacted by the Personnel Office.

EXAM BULLETINS -- Describes salary, benefits, minimum requirements and how to apply.TEST INSTRUMENTVACANCIES
Chief Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)Training and ExperienceVacancies
Chief Psychologist, Correctional FacilityOnline Self-AssessmentVacancies
Clinical Psychology Intern<<Read Bulletin<<Read Bulletin
Clinical Social Worker (Health/Correctional Facility) - SafetyOnline Self-AssessmentVacancies
Medical Technical Assistant (Psychiatric)Training and ExperienceVacancies
Program Assistant (Mental Disabilities-Safety)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies
Program Director (Mental Disabilities-Safety)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies
Psychiatric Technician (Safety)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies
Psychologist-Clinical, CFOnline Self-AssessmentVacancies
Senior Medical Technical Assistant (Psychiatric)Training and ExperienceVacancies
Senior Psychiatric Technician (Safety)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies
Senior Psychiatrist (Specialist), Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)Training and ExperienceVacancies
Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor), Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)Training and ExperienceVacancies
Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (Specialist)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies
Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (Supervisor)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies
Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)Training and ExperienceVacancies
Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker I, CFTraining and ExperienceVacancies
Unit Supervisor (Safety)Online Self-AssessmentVacancies

Forgot your password? Then click here. Need a Standard State Application? Then click here.

 
“Custody is extremely diligent in providing a safe environment for medical staff.”

— Psychiatric Technician, 6 years experience; 3 years with State Prison

Contact a Recruiter today by calling toll-free 1-877-793-4473 or by emailing medcareers@cdcr.ca.gov.

 
 
 

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