Health Care Technician I - Murdoch Developmental Center

State Of North Carolina Oxford , NC 27565

Posted 1 week ago

Description of Work

Butner, NC

Murdoch Developmental Center

  • SIGN-ON BONUSES NOW BEING OFFERED*

A Sign-on bonus of $2,000 for the successful applicant(s) of this posting.

See eligibility for Sign-on Bonus below in the Supplemental and Contact Information section.

Health Care Technician I

Health Care Technician I's (HCT I) support people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) that may have complex behavioral challenges and/or medical conditions whose clinical treatment needs exceed the level of care available in the community. As a HCT you'll have the opportunity to take people on outings to various places in the community, teach people recreational skills, and support people with completing Activities of Daily Living (ADL's).

As a HCT at Murdoch Developmental Center, we care about your future; therefore, there are many opportunities for advancement for people looking for career and financial growth opportunities. Examples for advancement include:

HCT II, Healthcare Shift Supervisor, Preceptor, Staff Development Specialist, Community Employment Specialist and more. In addition, when available if you're interested in a degree in nursing as an LPN or RN, after completing one year of service as a HCT you may be eligible for Extended Academic Leave (EAL). If eligible and granted, Murdoch would provide you with 8 hours of paid leave to participate in a part-time nursing program and 16 hours for a full-time program.

No experience necessary! Murdoch gives you all the training that you'll need to be a successful HCT I.

HCT's have every other weekend off. Murdoch provides several different shifts to choose from; regardless of the shift, you'll have two leave days per week; therefore, when applying you can choose the shift that works best for you. Murdoch also provides you with healthcare benefits; as well as, paid sick leave, vacation leave, and more!

A cottage overview will occur prior to hiring to ensure you and a manager have discussed the work environment. Murdoch currently has the following shifts/positions for you to choose from:

Full-time permanent and full-time time-limited positions. We offer the following flexible shifts and pay premiums for hours worked:

Work Schedule Shift Premium

1st Shift: 6:30am-3:00pm 5% Weekend Only

2nd Shift 11:30am-8:00pm (Floater) 20% Weekday & 25% Weekend

2nd Shift: 2:30pm-11:00pm 20% Weekday & 25% Weekend

3rd Shift: 10:45pm-6:45am 10% Weekday & 15% Weekend

Salary Grade: MH01

Recruitment Range: $31,200 - $42,061

Position: Multiple

About Murdoch Developmental Center:

Murdoch Developmental Center is a 24/7 state residential facility located in Butner, NC, near the Research Triangle area. Murdoch serves individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). Murdoch is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive and functional abilities. To be considered for employment, you must be in good standing with the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry.

To learn more about Murdoch Developmental Center, click the link to watch the video below:

https://vimeo.com/268881255

ALL employees of Murdoch Center are designated as ESSENTIAL for adverse weather and emergency events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To assure you receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Unfortunately, any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants should document on the application that they possess all the following:

  • A willingness to learn and carry out behavior support and coaching techniques that work for the people at Murdoch

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to help the people that live here

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with the people that live here and with coworkers

  • Ability to anticipate hazards and perform all duties safely

  • Ability to be able to communicate and document observations and recommendations effectively

You will receive on-line and classroom training to teach: First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), CPR, Body Mechanics and lifting and specially developed training for working with intellectually disabled persons.

In addition, you will receive unit-based training by an assigned mentor. Again, we will provide you with all the training that you'll need to be successful as a HCT. You must have the ability to pass a physical requirements test.

This position DOES NOT require NA I certification.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school or General Educational Development diploma;

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 Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

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. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-575-1015.

Eligibility for Sign-on Bonus

Qualified applicants must be selected from the candidate pool of this posting and meet the State policy following requirements:

A newly hired permanent full time or permanent part-time employee who works 30 to 40 hours per week is eligible for a sign-on bonus (this will be prorated for employees working less than 40 hours per week).

An employee is not eligible for a sign-on bonus if:

(1) the employee has held a position in North Carolina State government, including the judicial system, or the University of North Carolina system within the last 12 months (the employee shall remain ineligible for 12 months from the separation date);

(2) the employee has previously received a sign-on bonus from any State agency;

(3) or DHHS has paid any contract placement or recruitment fees.

This Sign-on Bonus is contingent upon budget and final eligibility determination as of the effective date of hire. Additional information regarding the Sign-on Policy can be foundhere.


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