Medical Technical Assistant (Psychiatric)

California Prison Health Care System Soledad, CA
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care ServicesRegion: Bay AreaTime Base/FT/PT: Full TimeClosing Date/FFD: Until Filled

Medical Technical Assistant - Psychiatric

$60,204 - $86,340 Annual Salary Range

The Medical Technical Assistant (Psychiatric) (MTA) position offers exceptional career advancement opportunities for nurses. If you are an LVN, Psychiatric Technician, or RN, you can be paid while being trained at our expense to be an MTA. With this added peace officer training and work experience, you will be part of an interdisciplinary mental health care team while using your new expertise to provide safety and security for patients and staff.

Within correctional medicine, the MTA enjoys an expansive career path that includes both clinical and custody opportunities for advancement. Whether your career takes you into the ranks of health care management and leadership, or you are drawn towards other peace officer or managerial roles in corrections, MTA career advancement is virtually unlimited.

Veterans or active duty personnel who are nearing the end of their service are encouraged to apply if they have provided patient care while on active duty in the medical corps of any branch of the armed forces.

If this opportunity peeks your interest, please review the background and training needed to successfully compete for an MTA position by clicking theminimum qualifications link.

If you feel the MTA position is right for you, the first step is to complete a State employment application which will include educational background, employment history, and nurse or psychiatric technician licensure details.

For questions about the position, how to apply, and the steps that will be taken as part of the application and screening process, contact Jeana Sosa, Recruiter, at 916.691.1965 or To apply online, click apply now at the top or bottom of the page.

For a full listing of benefits, see CalHRs New Employee Benefits. EOE.

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