Department of State Hospitals (DSH) - Careers
Finding Employment with the Department of State Hospitals
The Department of State Hospitals uses a variety of clinical, professional, technical, trades and other classifications.
These classifications include doctors, nurses, psychiatric technicians, physical and rehabilitation therapists, psychiatric social workers, psychiatrists and psychologists; and a variety of food service, janitorial, law enforcement, mechanical/electrical, carpentry, and other trades classifications.
We also employ other classifications in areas such as information technology, human resources, accounting, clerical and a variety of analytical classifications. While some of these positions exist at each hospital, a majority are in our Sacramento location.
Click on the DSH Classification List to view the classifications used by the Department of State Hospitals.
Licensing and Links to Professional Associations
California Examination and Licensing Requirements
Links to Professional Associations
American Nurses Association
600 Maryland Avenue, SW Suite 100 West
Washington, DC 20024
American Therapeutic Recreation Association
1414 Prince Street, Suite 204
Alexandria, VA 22314
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
National Organization of Forensic Social Work
National Association of Social Workers
750 First Street NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241
202-408-8600 or (800) 638-8799
Mailing/Public Counter Address
Board of Behavioral Sciences
1626 North Market Boulevard, Suite S-200
Sacramento, CA 95834