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Medical Technical Assistant (Psychiatric)

Job Number: 5556895
Location: Salinas Valley State Prison - Soledad
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Bay Area
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Medical Technical Assistant – Psychiatric
$62,004 - $88,932 Annual Salary Range

The Medical Technical Assistant – Psychiatric (MTA) position offers an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level with the State of California. As an LVN, Psychiatric Technician, or RN you’ll enjoy a salary while receiving training to become an MTA at no cost to you. This additional training, along with your work experience, will allow you to become part of an interdisciplinary treatment team delivering quality mental health care and providing safety and security for both patients and staff.

As an MTA within correctional medicine, you’ll enjoy a career path that includes both clinical and custody opportunities for advancement. Whether you choose to pursue health care management or leadership or custody roles, MTA career advancement is virtually unlimited.

If you are a veteran or nearing the end of your military service and have provided patient care while on active duty, you are encouraged to apply.

We currently have opportunities at Salinas Valley State Prison, located in Monterey County’s Soledad. You’ll have access to all of the activities, history, and cultural events of Monterey, Big Sur, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. Plus, with the positive work/life balance you’ll find with CCHCS, you’ll be able to enjoy them!

Interested in taking the next step?  First, review the required qualifications here: minimum qualifications.

If you have any questions about this position, application, or hiring process, please contact Jeana Sosa, Recruiter at (916) 691-1965 or

For a full listing of benefits, please review CalHR’s New Employee Benefits at New Employee Benefits.



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