Registered Nurse (Safety) - Secure Treatment Program
Company: Porterville Developmental Center
Posted on: April 30, 2021
Department of Developmental Services - Porterville Developmental
REGISTERED NURSE (SAFETY)
$8,121.00 - $9,680.00 per Month
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Job Description and Duties
Position exists in Program VII at Porterville Developmental Center.
The incumbent provides professional nursing care and training for
clients following established standards and procedures. Assists
other personnel in providing such care, assists physicians as
directed, takes independent action within the RN professional scope
of practice and legal limits, and performs nursing duties as
assigned. May also assist in training other nursing personnel. Must
maintain an active RN license and ACLS certification. ACLS
certification must be obtained within one year of employment.Level
of Care staff are required to perform the following Essential
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance.
- Must be able to participate in client containment, intervention
- Must have the ability to work extended hours and various
- Must float to all work areas within the facility if called upon
to do so.
Shift to be determined.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Ongoing interaction with clients.
Potential exposure to communicable diseases, blood-borne pathogens,
medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinical
nursing environment. Remain on a residence or training site for
periods of time where a client may be receiving training or
services. Mandatory overtime may be required on a periodic basis.
Working different residences within the facility may also be
mandatory. Must have the ability to set and shift priorities as
needed. Work is performed at a level that requires the individual
to be constantly alert. May spend time performing custody tasks
which include escorting forensic clients in the facility; counting,
distributing, and accounting for all utensils to prevent use as
weapons; inspecting facilities to identify security breaches that
could lead to the escape of a forensic client; and observing and
intervening in forensic client behavior that may injure people,
damage property, or signal impending escape attempts.
As a state employee working for the Department of Developmental
Services, you and your family will have access to excellent
medical, dental and vision insurance benefits in addition to
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