Are you interested in supporting efforts to provide quality mental health care? California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS)/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is seeking dedicated and experienced professionals, like you, to provide compassionate care to our diverse patient population.
Working in a collaborative, multidisciplinary setting, you will:
Supervise, train, and evaluate a team of Psychiatric Technicians.
Assists staff in occupational, recreational, vocational, and educational therapy programs for patients.
Observe patients’ physical condition and behavior and report significant changes.
Oversee the development and implementation of individual treatment plans.
Respond to emergencies that involve the use of medical/behavioral intervention techniques.
Monitor and supervise patient rehabilitation and therapy activities.
You must possess a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners (BVNPTE), and have at least one year experience as a Psychiatric Technician in a California State Hospital or development Center.
In return for your efforts, CCHCS/CDCR offers a competitive benefits package, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California pension that vests in five years (visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plan options
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement options
Reimbursement for license and certificate renewals
And much more
This rewarding opportunity is located in the quaint town of Calipatria, which is just outside of the Imperial County desert community of El Centro at Calipatria State Prison (CAL).
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.
Internal Number: 5613907
About California Correctional Health Care Services
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!