Come join our team at Patton State Hospital!

The California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) Recruitment Unit is actively recruiting multiple psychologists for Patton State Hospital.  The Department of State Hospitals-Patton is a forensic psychiatric hospital located in Patton, California, in San Bernardino County. The California Department of State Hospitals is the largest forensic mental health hospital system in the Nation. DSH-Patton provides treatment to forensically and civilly committed patients within a secure treatment area.

We would love the opportunity to share our DSH brochure and informational bulletin with your students to educate them on what we have to offer! Please see attached files for further information on how to become a valuable teammate at DSH-Patton.


(Health Facility Clinical Safety)

Annual Salary

  • $89,748 – $118,260

Job Requirements

  • PhD or PsyD from accredited University
  • Pre-doctoral internship
  • Experience with severe mental illness
  • Pre-Licensed paid opportunities

( must secure a valid license within three years of an appointment)

The California Department of State Hospitals Recruitment Team exists to help you start your career at DSH Patton! Give us a call, send an email, or interact with us on social media to learn more and have all your questions answered.

Thank you for your consideration. We hope to hear from you soon.

Department of State Hospitals, Recruitment Unit

Lauryn Sevey- Outreach Coordinator


Phone Number: 916-654-9161

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