Staff Psychiatrist


Employment Opportunities
Currently, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has one vacancy for Staff Psychiatrist at its Central Office in Mechanicsburg (Cumberland County).


Type of Work
This is a professional medical work in administrative and supervising the medical and psychiatric care and treatment of mentally ill inmates in State Correctional Institutions.  The incumbent is responsible for planning, directing, and assisting in the development, application, and evaluation of standardized psychiatric services to mentally ill inmates incarcerated within the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections prison system.


For more information about this opportunity, please contact:

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Bureau of Healthcare Services, Central Office
1920 Technology Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: (717) 728-5357


Starting Salary



Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.


Pennsylvania residency is NOT required at the time of application for these positions. 


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