Psychiatric Technician (Safety)
$71,460 - $84,480 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.
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.)
Possession of a current license as a Registered Nurse in California. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be admitted to the examination, but they must secure the required license before they will be considered eligible for appointment.
Candidates new to CCHCS are required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan Fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis (TB) testing prior to appointment followed by department annual TB testing/evaluation thereafter.
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 Dana.Foster@cdcr.ca.gov for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application.
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Closing Date/Time: Until Filled