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California Correctional Health Care Services


JC-80818 - Certified Nursing Assistant - Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

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Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-80818
Position #(s):
Working Title: Certified Nursing Assistant - Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility
$1,593.00 - $1,995.00
# of Positions: Multiple
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Part Time - 3/5 Time

Department Information

This advertisement is for a Certified Nursing Assistant position located at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, in San Diego, California. Located in San Diego County.

Please write the position number on your application: 030-213-8185-011

PLEASE NOTE: Main communication for this position will be through email. Please ensure to have a valid email address on your application.

This part-time position will be working 24 hours per week.

Job Description and Duties

Under the supervision of the Supervising Registered Nurse II/III, Correctional Facility (CF), and the delegation and clinical direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), CF and other members of the licensed nursing team, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), CF performs various patient care activities and related nonprofessional health care activities for patients in a variety of treatment facilities and health care settings. As directed and in collaboration with the nursing care team, the CNA, CF is primarily responsible for performing basic nursing care procedures, assisting patients with physical, personal care, activities of daily living, and ambulatory assistance needs. The CNA, CF is responsible for addressing the ongoing needs of patients, working with the licensed nursing staff and other health care providers, and promoting the efficient, appropriate, and cost-effective use of health care resources

Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a valid Nursing Assistant Certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health.

All employees must have general qualifications as described by California Code of Regulations, title 2, section 172.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate. You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate prior to being hired.

Concern, sympathetic understanding and interest in working with patients/residents/clients or inmates; willingness to comply with prescribed procedures; and demonstrate patience and emotional stability.

Persons appointed to positions in this class at the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR): Must have the above, and an empathetic understanding of patients/inmates in a state correctional facility; willingness to work in a correctional facility in CDCR and comply with safety and security procedures; and willingness to interact with staff and inmates or youthful offenders from a wide range of cultural backgrounds in a professional manner.

*Candidates new to CDCR are required to submit a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis testing prior to appointment followed by department testing on an annual basis thereafter.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


Benefits Information may be obtained on the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website at and the CalPers website for Health Benefits at 

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

  • Human Resources Contact:
    Belinda Veon
    (661) 664-3243
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Dolly Meneses
    (619) 661-8656
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Coordinator
    (916) 691-6035
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information #1


Online Application: CCHCS only accepts electronic applications. If interested, please submit an electronic application (STD 678) through your CalCareer account at Your application must be submitted on or before the above Final Filing Date.

This advertisement will be used for this and other PERMANENT/LIMITED TERM vacancies that may occur at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility during the life of the certification list.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of MQs for list eligible applicants will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the MQs, the necessary steps will be taken to have the applicant's name withheld from the eligibility list.

All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications (MQ's) of the classification, per SPB Rule 250, with the exception of Training & Development (T&D) Assignment.

Additional Information #2

Once a significant candidate pool is received, an internal cutoff period will be established and interviews will be scheduled. 


You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
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Additional Documentation
Class Specification(s):