Bally Nagra
Tel: 916-326-3714

Whether it be the breathtaking views and sounds of the Pacific Ocean, the enormous beauty of the high desert, the majestic peaks of the High Sierras, the pristine lakes and rivers, the peacefulness of the Redwoods, and the ideal year-round weather....California has it all...!

The California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) is proud to host 3RNet California with our partners from the California State Office of Rural Health (CalSORH).  CalSORH is your resource for J-1 Visa information.  OSHPD’s vision is safe, quality healthcare environments that meet California’s diverse and dynamic needs.

What We Do

Advance safe, quality healthcare environments through innovative and responsive services and information that:
-Finance emerging needs
-Ensure safe facilities
-Support informed decisions
-Cultivation a dynamic workforce

How We Do It 

Building Safety/Finance 

Facilities Development Division
Cal-Mortgage Healthcare Data 

Healthcare Information Division

Healthcare Workforce
California Primary Care Office
California Loan Repayment Program
GIS and Data
Health Careers Training Program
Health Workforce Pilot Projects Program
Health Care Reform
Shortage Designation Program
Workforce Education and Training
Loan Repayments for Healthcare Professionals 
Student Scholarships


Visit our website at for more information about what we do. Please also see our resources page for direct access to workforce development resources that may be of interest to you.

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Key Points

If looking to apply for job opportunity posted on 3RNet website, please contact the person(s) listed on job announcements(s) directly and he/she will be happy to answer inquiries regarding respective job openings.


Specialties Sought

California is seeking all qualified healthcare professionals from Executive level Administration,  Family Practice, General Practitioners, Nurses, Dentists, Behavioral Health Specialists to entry level health professional opportunities.  We post opportunities for positions in the northern, central, and southern regions of California.


Dental Recruiting

California actively recruits for Dental health professionals.


Mental Health Recruiting

California actively recruits for Mental Health professionals.


Registered Nurse Recruiting

California actively recruits for Registered Nurse professionals.

California accepts 30 applications per year for the J-1 Visa (Conrad 30 Waiver) Program. Applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis beginning October 1 of each year. The California J-1 Visa Waiver Program does not provide direct recruitment services for J-1 candidates.

This program is open to board eligible or board certified primary care physicians (GPs and FPs), gynecologists, pediatricians, and psychiatrists. This program is not open to nurses or behavioral health specialists. To request a State of California Conrad 30 Waiver recommendation letter, candidates need to: 1) apply for a J-1 Visa Waiver through the United States Department of State; 2) obtain a waiver review case number from the United States Department of State; 3) secure an employment contract with a medical facility in a HPSA or MUA designated service area, signed by the candidate and the head of the facility, to provide patient care for a minimum of 40 hours per week for a 3-year term; 4) complete the application requirements found at the California J-1 Visa Waiver Program website located at:


J1 Contact Information

J-1 Visa Waiver Program
CA Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 449-5770
J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Bally Nagra
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: 916-326-3714

Additional Contacts

Bally Nagra
Tel: (916)326-3714


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