California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
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I have been working at California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation full-time (less than an year)Pros
Low work load compared to an acute care hospital
No issues w/ families interfering w/ patient care
Inmates very respectful & grateful for your helpCons
Outdated medical records system (they are get a computerized Electronic medical records system in Jan 2015.
Difficult to promote unless you're friends w/ the right people.
A few Incompetent SRN'sAdvice to ManagementAdvice
If you a supervising a specific area you should know how to do the job.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online – interviewed at California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.Interview Details
After I sent my application by mail, I received a letter with an interview date and details for a week later. When I arrived, I received a packet of papers to fill out. Most were basic forms pertaining to references/address/social security and criminal history background information. The last page of the packet was an essay style question to test writing skills and knowledge on internal controls. I believe you are suppose to have a set amount of time to do this packet, but they were running behind so I basically had as much time as I wanted. After that, you go into a room with a computer and do a timed excel/word activity. After that, i met with a panel of three people. There I was asked some behavioral questions and also to define abatement and reimbursement.Interview Questions
No OfferDifficult Interview
- Define abatement, reimbursement and internal controls. Answer Question
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The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) disciplines criminals and helps prepare them for life after prison. The agency manages the institutional custody of roughly 170,000 adult offenders and around 2,600 juvenile offenders, and provides supervision of some 125,000 parolees across the state. Services include substance abuse treatment, mental health care, and transitional aftercare housing. CDCR also offers education and vocational training, including high school, college, and special education programs, for youth and adults. The department works...