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Correctional Overview

ProCare One and CareerStaff Unlimited are proud to provide healthcare providers staffing opportunities in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) – one of the largest enforcement agencies in the nation. The CDCR is responsible for health care services to all inmate patients in California’s 33 adult prisons. We currently staff a large majority of these facilities all over the state, with new opportunities arising every day! Our temporary assignments vary in length based on discipline, position and facility and offer the flexibility of part time work with full time positions available as well.

As a leading career staffing services company in the correctional space, we understand your unique goals in serving patients with a wide range of needs. Our nurses play important roles in the rehabilitation of offenders and are a large part of the CDCR mission. Correctional nurses are one part security; one part emergency nurse; one part primary care nurse; and, if working in an infirmary, one part critical care nurse.

Some of our recent placements include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Psychiatric Tecnicians
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Directors of Nursing

A few of our current nursing job descriptions include:


A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), under the clinical direction of a registered nurse, licensed vocational nurse or physician performs simple nursing tasks involved in the care of physically ill or disabled inmates in a State correctional facility in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; assists the physician or nurse with examination and treatments of patients; motivates and assists patients in developing and utilizing their maximum potential for self-care; maintains order and supervises the conduct of inmates or patients; protects and maintains the safety of persons and property; maintains security of work areas and work material; and other related work.


A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), under the clinical direction of a registered nurse or physician provides a basic level of general nursing care to physically ill or disabled inmate patients in a State correctional facility in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The LVN contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through medication management, emergency response, patient education and treatments.


A Registered Nurse (RN), under the general direction of the Supervising Registered Nurse II, provides direct and indirect nursing care to inmates/patients; collaborates with physicians and other health care providers; takes independent action within professional preparation and legal limits to maintain order; and supervise the conduct of inmate patients to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property.

Sound tempting? We will manage your placement and coordinate all of the arrangements. Let us be your year-round career management service! Our team is always available to answer your questions, help solve your problems and assist with any concerns that may arise throughout your assignments with CareerStaff Unlimited.

If you or someone you know is interested in working for the CDCR, we encourage you to call us today. Tell us about your career goals and your ideal work situation and we will find the right fit for you in the CDCR! Apply today or contact us to hear about our outstanding opportunities!

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