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Psychiatric Technician Assistant (Safety) - Registry

Company: Porterville Developmental Center
Location: Porterville
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Department of Developmental Services - Porterville Developmental Center


$2,872.00 - $3,616.00 per Month
Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides basic and general behavioral training and general nursing care to residents following established standards, policies and procedures and licensing regulations. This position requires that the incumbent work cooperatively with others, demonstrate good judgment, and maintain consistent, regular and reliable attendance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Follow safe practices, and maintain a safe and therapeutic environment which ensures respect, dignity and protects privacy rights, confidentiality and physical/emotional wellbeing of all individuals. Must be able to work overtime and various shifts as well as float to other worksites. These essential functions will be ongoing when performing the following duties:
DESCRIPTION: Provides positive intervention and active treatment and/or restorative care. Assists residents in all activities of daily living, such as bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, and dining. These duties include, but are not limited to, lifting, positioning and assisting in mobility as well as additional needs as identified by ID Team. Keeps clients and their beds, clothing, and living area clean and well-maintained; Provides nursing and behavior management support: Applies observation and intervention techniques, to protect clients from personal injury. Reports significant changes to appropriate team members. As necessary to safeguard and protect the physical safety of the person or others, apply intensive or intrusive interventions, including utilization of restrictive interventions. Provides 1:1 supervision/direct observation of individuals on special precautions, such as elopement risk, suicide risk, serious medical condition and risk of serious self-injurious behavior (SIB) to the individuals; Performs basic nursing procedures, taking/recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations, first aid, and responds to emergencies that involve the use of medical/behavioral intervention techniques as authorized within the scope of the CNA Certification; Assist as a member of the ID Team in all aspects of the development and implementation of the Individual Program Plan (IPP). Assist other members of the ID team to establish, maintain, refine, clearly understand and carry out treatment/training programs for all residents. Provides input for assessment on residents' needs at planning conferences. Follows policies and procedures developed for the operation of the facility; Participates in resident training as required, and assist in facilitating the IPP. Motivates and reinforces clients to develop self-reliance in daily living; encourages participation in group and individual program activities for clients. Escorts residents on facility grounds and in the community; Assists staff in programs identified by the IPP; Performs written and/or computer documentation as required within the scope of the CNA certification; Will complete all required CNA training prior to being assigned to client care, and will complete all required ongoing training to maintain certification; Attends and participates in mandatory and other training as needed, and maintains competencies needed to assist in implementation of clinical programs; other duties as required. NOTE: Percentages may vary based on operational needs


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 , Psychiatric Technician Assistant (Safety) - Registry, Professions , Porterville, California

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