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Psychiatric Technician (Safety)

Job Number: 5604610
Location: High Desert State Prison – Susanville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: 10/20/20
Psychiatric Technician (Safety)
$66,036 – $78,060 Annual Range

 
A Psychiatric Technician (Safety) works under general supervision to provide a basic level of general behavioral and psychiatric nursing care and is expected through attitude, knowledge, and performance to facilitate the rehabilitation of inmates or parolees, and do other related work. 
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability.  In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.
Possession of a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the BVNPTE. (Applicants who are within four months of completing the Psychiatric Technician curriculum accredited by the BVNPTE will be admitted to the examination, but they must secure this license before they will be eligible for appointment.)
 
Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
 
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking “Apply Now” on the top or bottom of this page.
Contact Aiyana.Gomez@cdcr.ca.gov or 530-251-5100 ext. 5649 for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application.
 
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EOE
Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.
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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Salary Range: $66,036 - $78,060 Annual Range/DOE
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No