Description of Work
Position is located at Polk Correctional Institution in Butner, N.C., which is a close custody male prison facility. Duties include transcribing physician orders, which include medications and treatments, consults and referrals, diagnostic tests, diets, etc. to ensure patient continuity of care under the supervision of licensed nursing staff. The position is responsible for effective communication with other staff and with outside agencies to coordinate patient orders. This position will be responsible for ordering and maintaining an adequate inventory of drugs, medical supplies and associated clerical supplies/forms. The CNA II will ensure medications and supplies are maintained in a sanitary, safe and secure manner as required by policy. The CNA II is responsible for observing patient responses to medications and treatments and reporting any adverse effects, drug interactions, or side effects to the registered nurse and documenting observations in the patient's medical record. Documentation in the patient medical records will include medication, treatment, patient education, physician contact, UR information and observations reported to nursing staff. The CNA II is also responsible for completing various forms in accordance with policy and procedures, e.g. immunization records, flow sheets, requisitions forms, medical record forms, etc.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with the
position. These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position therefore you must provide supporting information, within the body of your application, to demonstrate your possession of each KSA listed.
Qualified applicants must possess, and application must clearly reflect work
experience that demonstrates the following:
Demonstrated knowledge of nursing methods and techniques in caring for medical and/or mentally ill patients
Demonstrated experience in dietetics, sanitation and personal hygiene
Demonstrated knowledge of medical equipment
Demonstrated experience observing patients and compiling reports
Demonstrated experience in providing personal care and treatment of patients
Documented experience in the administration of medication
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or GED and current, unrestricted NAI license to practice in NC and listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry, as well as a current unrestricted NAII license to practice in NC and must be listed on the NC Board of Nursing.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/831a884b-7b81-42bf-aa64-6d725bbbd49e/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards.aspx for specific certification requirements.
The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to http://www.ncdps.gov/document/prea-hiring-and-promotion-prohibitions for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N. C. Department of Public Safety.
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