Job Opportunity

Correctional Health Administrator – Health Care Services
San Joaquin County

Date Posted:

December 23, 2021


Approximate Annual Base Salary: $139,553- $169,628


San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced and dedicated Registered Nurse to join the executive leadership team to manage the County Correctional Health Services 24/7 secure detention facilities and coordinate the correctional health services system. The Correctional Health Administrator reports directly to the Director of Health Care Services. This position has the responsibility of ensuring that staff provide mandated health care-medical, psychiatric, dental and pharmaceutical- to inmates and wards of the county’s adult and juvenile detention facilities. The Correctional Health Administrator manages and administers programs, functions, budget, and activities of Correctional Health Services in the Health Care Services Agency. Successful candidates will be required to pass and maintain Sheriff’s Office Administered security clearance as a condition of employment.


Desirable Qualifications Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration, Hospital Administration, Nursing, Social Work, or closely related field. Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience as a Registered Nurse in a correctional health care setting, acute care hospital, mental health facility or public health agency; including one year of management experience at a level equivalent to San Joaquin County’s Nursing Department Manager classification. Licenses and Certificates: Current registration as a nurse in the State of California. Substitution: A Master’s Degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field may substitute for one year of the required non-management experience.

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