Sep 11, 2020

Forensic Services Technician

  • GeorgiaGov
  • Milledgeville, GA, USA

Job Description

Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD

Job Posting

:Aug 28, 2020-

Closing Date

:Nov 26, 2020

Number of Openings





:Day JobAdvertised Salary:Starting at $24,322



This posting represents multiple positions on various shifts. Any given position will close when we determine an adequate candidate pool has been received.

Due tothe high volume of resumes/applications received, we are unable to provide thestatus on each applicant by phone or email. However, please be assured thatyour resume/application will be evaluated and we will contact you if you areselected for an interview or we need further clarification/information.

Candidates should apply for all shifts they are interested in working. This posting is only for the 1st Shift.

Job Description:

Provide basic patient care and work with patients/clients to develop daily living skills. May take vital signs. Provides training to individuals in a variety of areas depending upon the individual's needs. Completes required documentation in the individual's and unit records Observes and maintains an awareness of individuals' behavior and physical whereabouts to ensure their security and safety. Transports/accompanies individuals to appointments and activities in various locations and off campus visits Participates in providing for a safe, secure, clean and attractive environment for individuals, visitors, and staff Provides assistance to other staff when admitting and orienting new individuals to the forensic unit Conducts activities for recreation and socialization Provides clients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed Assist with identifying individuals in medication line Assist with lab draws and the collecting of bodily fluid specimens Conducts environment rounds Participates in interdisciplinary treatment team Participates in crisis de-escalation Serves on hospital-wide committees Group facilitation Provides training to individuals in a variety of areas depending upon the individual's needs


Vacation 15 days each year up to 5 years ofservice; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10+ years of service

SickLeave :accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)

Holidays : the state of Georgiarecognizes 12 paid holidays

Retirement : 401(k) plan with a matchingemployer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan

AvailableInsurance :Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & dependent life insurance

TaxDeferred Spending Accounts : Healthcare; Childcare

We are a Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programqualified employer.



:High school diploma or GED.Preferred Qualifications - External:Preference will be given to candidates who in addition to meeting the above qualifications also meet the following: Experience working with forensic patients, correctional offenders, or a similar population such as juvenile justice youthful offenders. One year of experience in direct care and/or security work with persons with mental health, and/or substance abuse disabilities, or with forensic patients, correctional offenders or a similar population. Experience working in a maximum security adult male forensic setting. CNA License :

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