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Certified Nursing Assistant II (Alexander)

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: Taylorsville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description of Work Now Offering New Sign On Bonus of $2,000!! This is a REPOST, previous applicants are still under consideration and do not need to reapply. Welcome to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, Section of Prisons Administration. The Department of Public Safety is the largest state agency with 26,000 employees. Our Agency is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation. If you are looking for a rewarding career, please consider the Health Care Technician II opportunity with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits, including health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, as well as retirement. Position is aHealth Care Technician II located at Alexander Correctional Facility in Taylorsville, NCwhich houses approximately 1,000 of close custody male offenders. The Health Care Technician II (CNA II): * Will participate in the delivery of health services for the offender population in accordance with the NC Nurse Practice Act and DPS Prisons Health Services Policy and Procedure.
* Will be responsible for all aspects of medication administration to include transcribing orders, ordering and storing medications and supplies, administering medication and treatments, documentation of medication administration and treatment, observing and reporting medication effectiveness, side effects, and reinforcing patient education provided by the nurse and/or physician.
* Will provide additional nursing skills, as declared by the licensure.
* Must successfully complete the Medication Technician course and competency evaluation, mandated by the Department of Public Safety, once employed. Note to Current State Employees: The Salary Grade for this position is MH02. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase/decrease MAY result. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review resumes in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click these links for additional information:Introduction to the Job ApplicationandAddressing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. (Note: These links were created for applicants of Dept. of Public Safety jobs and may not reflect the policies or procedures of other State agencies.) To qualify for this position, applicants must document in the Description of Work section of their application that they possess ALL of the following were applicable: * Certified by the Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant II.
* Must possess an active NAI that is listed on the NC Nursing Assistant Registry () in addition to their CNAII certification through the NCBON. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements High school or General Educational Development diploma and one year of related work experience; * OR- An equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Condition for Continued Employment As required, listing as a Nurse Aide I by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation. As applicable, listing as a Nurse Aide II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. As applicable, North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. Supplemental and Contact Information The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employerwho embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federallaws, state laws and Executive Orders. We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive information. Information should be provided in the appropriate areas to include the beginning and ending dates of jobs worked, education with the date graduated, all work experience, and certificates / licenses. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing this application. Answers to Supplemental Questions must refer to education or work experience listed on this application to receive credit. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. * Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach aDD-214 Member-4 Form(Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their applications.
* Applicants seeking National Guard Preference must attach a NGB 23A (RPAS) if they are a current member of the NC National Guard in good standing. If a former member of the NC National Guard who served for at least 6 years and was discharged under honorable conditions, they must attach either a DD256 or NGB 22.
* If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an unofficial transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.
* If applying for a position certified through the NC Dept. of Justice - Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.
* The NC Dept. of Public Safety must adhere to the US Dept. of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape." Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Dept. of Public Safety:PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status." If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management. If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification. For technical issues with your application, please call the Applicant Support Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact: S. Sugg Employment Specialist (919) 838-4000

Keywords: State of North Carolina, Gastonia , Certified Nursing Assistant II (Alexander), Healthcare , Taylorsville, North Carolina

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