Psychiatric Technician (Safety)
Job Number: 5652637
Location: Ironwood State Prison - Blythe
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Southern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Part Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Psychiatric Technician (Safety)
$34,860 - $41,208 (.50/20hr week) 
 
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. 
 
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.)
 
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order on August 19, 2021 which requires workers working in a healthcare setting at all local and state correctional facilities and detention centers be vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all workers identified under the CDPH Order are required to either be vaccinated or submit a medical or religious accommodation. While working through either of these interactive processes, staff shall wear an N95 mask and test twice-weekly (with at least 72 hours between each test) until they comply with the August 19, 2021 CDPH Order.
 
Please Note: Main communication for this position will be through email. Please ensure to have a valid email address on your application.
 
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 Ashleigh.Portell@cdcr.ca.gov for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application. 
 
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