Washington State Physician 3 - SCCC (Aberdeen, WA) in Aberdeen, Washington


Physician 3 Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) Aberdeen, WA

The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Physician 3 for Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) located in Aberdeen, WA.

Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) is located in Aberdeen, a central area of Grays Harbor that provides for an easy commute. Whether you desire to live near the beach or surrounded by lush forests, the choice is yours. Ocean Shores offers six miles of public beach and provides year-round activities including golf, clam digging, fresh and salt water fishing, boating, kite flying, bird watching, horseback riding and shopping. The city of Westport offers world class salmon and tuna fishing as well the enchantment of whale watching. Family life in Aberdeen flourishes offering top notch schools, sports programs and recreational activities such as the Aberdeen Skate Park. So have the best of both worlds - come to work, stay to play.

SCCC* *is a multi-custody facility with over 1,936-beds located five miles west of Aberdeen, on the southern Washington Coast. There are seven living units for medium and minimum long-term custody offenders and an intensive management unit for maximum-custody offenders. SCCC was Washington State's first tobacco-free facility for both staff and offenders.


This position is responsible to direct and supervise a large medical and/or surgical service in the institution by:

  • Participating in medical treatment with consulting physicians.

  • Performing diagnostic and treatment of diseases and injuries of patients at the institution.

  • Working in collaboration with others to ensure staff and resources are in place to provide offenders with appropriate and timely medical services consistent with established standards.

  • Creating a work environment that values high ethical standards, emphasizes safe, high quality medical care, nurtures teamwork and encourages activities which lead to continuous improvement.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Valid license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Washington (or the ability to obtain prior to employment).

  • Completion of an approved residency program.

  • Board certified or board eligible.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and experience in directing medical operations.

  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to communicate orally and in writing with a variety of individuals ranging from correctional administrator and staff, health care professionals to patient advocates and other laypersons.

Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the Department of Corrections, please visit www.doc.wa.gov.


  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. The Department of Corrections defines a professional reference as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.

  • All Department of Corrections employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check.

  • Employees work with offenders in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.

  • Tuberculosis is a priority health issue for Department of Corrections' employees. A baseline TB skin test is required prior to employment for all health care providers and those staff who supervise offenders. Testing is voluntary for all other employees. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.

  • If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment.

The Department of Corrections is committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:

  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.

  • Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.

  • Promote inclusiveness.

  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email wendy.vandel@doc.wa.gov or call us at (360) 407-5742.

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-10552

Department: Dept. of Corrections

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $154,452.00 - $202,680.00 Annually

Location: Grays Harbor County – Aberdeen, WA