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Physician & Surgeon (Internal Medicine/Family Practice [IM/FP])

Job title: Physician & Surgeon (Internal Medicine/Family Practice [IM/FP])

Ready to get off the HMO Treadmill?

Join California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) and find like-minded, dedicated primary care physicians who've left the HMO Treadmill behind.

Physicians (IM/FP)

  • $311,496 - $336,900 Time-Limited Board Certified
  • $295,884 - $320,028 Lifetime Board Certified
  • $280,344 - $303,216 Pre-Board Certified
  • $358,224 - $387,432 Time-Limited Board Certified
  • $340,272 - $368,028 Lifetime Board Certified
  • $322,392 - $348,696 Pre-Board Certified

*Doctors at select locations receive additional 15% pay

*Depending on Experience – be sure to discuss Hire Above Minimum (HAM) options with your Hiring Analyst*

About the Position:

Within a structured, multidisciplinary team, provide primary care that may include treatment related to:

  • Routine Preventative
  • Care Chronic disease management and education
  • Public Health
  • Addiction Medicine
  • HIV/HCV Care

Here, physicians have access to the tools needed for successful delivery of care, including:

  • Expansive Drug Formulary
  • Comprehensive Care Guides
  • Referrals to Specialty Care and Services
  • Strong Nursing Teams
  • Expansive Allied Health Services

But, most important are what CCHCS physicians don’t have:

  • Insurance, Worker’s Comp, and Disability paperwork
  • Unrealistic patient volume – most primary care physicians see fewer patients per day than their private sector/HMO colleagues and are able to take the time they need for appointments
  • Missed time with friends and family – with a 40-hour workweek, CCHCS physicians are able to care for patients and themselves


In return for your skills, we offer all of the benefits that come with State of CA employment, including:

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of CA retirement that vests in 5 years (visit for retirement formulas)
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Dedicated assistance with visa sponsorship
  • Relocation assistance for those new to State of CA service
  • Robust 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Plans (tax defer up to $46,000 - $61,000 per year)
  • Wide Variety of Geographic Settings including the Northern California Coast, the Bay Area, California Capitol, and Southern California


  • CA Medical License IM/FP Certification

About California Correctional Health Services:

  • State of CA agency partnered with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Robust Correctional Health System with sprawling Headquarters in Elk Grove and multiple Regional Offices providing medical, dental, and mental health care in more than 30 CDCR facilities

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