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Registered Nurse (Safety) - Secure Treatment Program

Company: Porterville Developmental Center
Location: Porterville
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Department of Developmental Services - Porterville Developmental Center 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 Functions:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Must be able to participate in client containment, intervention or restraint.
  • Must have the ability to work extended hours and various shifts.
  • Must float to all work areas within the facility if called upon to do so. Shift to be determined.

    Working Conditions 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. Benefits 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 retirement benefits.
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Keywords: Porterville Developmental Center, Porterville , Registered Nurse (Safety) - Secure Treatment Program, Healthcare , Porterville, California

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