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Salary: $4,566.00 - $4,910.00
Posted: 09/17/2013

Job Description:
Provides basic and general behavioral training and psychiatric nursing care to consumers following established standards and procedures. Assists individuals in all activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and dining. These duties include lifting, positioning and assisting in the individual mobility. (Additional needs as identified by Interdisciplinary Team. (i.e.: toileting, communication, socialization, etc.). Observes individuals physical condition and behavior and reports significant changes to appropriate team members. Performs nursing procedures, such as administering medications and treatments including oral medication, hypodermic injections, urinary catheterization, enemas, and taking and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations, and first aid as authorized within the scope of the Psychiatric technician nursing requirements. Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in all aspects of the development and implementation of the individual Habitation Plan. Escorts individuals on the facility grounds and in the community. Assists staff in occupational, recreational, vocational, and educational therapy programs for individuals. WHO MAY APPLY: People with list, transfer, or reinstatement eligibility for the class. Applications will be reviewed and only the most qualified candidates will be scheduled for interviews. Note: Appointment subject to Departmental Restriction of Appointment (DROA), State Restriction of Appointment (SROA), Surplus and Reemployment List procedures, pre-employment physical, and fingerprint clearance. Application can be obtained from CANYON SPRINGS or from the Internet website,

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Psychiatric Technician 504 - 012 - 8232 -
Location County
Cathedral City RIVERSIDE
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Personnel - Exams
69-696 Ramon Road
Cathedral City, 92234
Larry Beasley
760 770-6260

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