Registered Nurse (Forensic Services Unit/Community Transition Unit) - Central Regional Hospital

State Of North Carolina Oxford , NC 27565

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description of Work

  • SIGN -ON BONUS NOW BEING OFFERED*

A Sign-on bonus of $10,000 for the successful applicant(s) of this posting.

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

CENTRAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL

  • Per G.S. 126-5(c1) (37), this position is Exempt from all provisions of NC General Statute Chapter 126 (State Human Resources Act) with the exception of Articles 6 and 7.*

We are recruiting for Registered Nurses on our Forensic Services Unit (FSU) and our Community Transition Unit (CTU) at Central Regional Hospital (CRH). Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to,:

  • Responsible for completion of shift assignments, medication administration, participation on treatment teams, and all other required duties within the scope of the role and licensure.

  • Rotating responsibility as the unit's Charge Nurse. The Registered Nurse, performing in the Charge Nurse role will supervise the tasks and duties of other Professional Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Healthcare Technicians/Youth Program Assistants (Certified Nursing Assistant).

Forensic Services Unit (FSU): FSU provides court-ordered forensic services for the entire State of North Carolina.

Forensic Treatment Program (FTP) (76 beds): Males and females, 18 years and over: Provides mental health treatment and other services for individuals who are involuntary committed for psychiatric hospitalization after being found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity or found incapable to proceed. Pretrial unit provides comprehensive forensic mental health evaluations for the State of North Carolina for criminal defendants ordered by the court system.

Community Transition Unit (CTU) - The mission of CTU is to provide state-of-the-art assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for patients with severe. chronic or treatment-resistant psychiatric illnesses. These patients are transferred from an acute adult service unit requiring more comprehensive and extended services to return to the community with a reduced risk of relapse and readmission. Treatment efforts are aimed at reducing and managing symptoms while strengthening the practical skills needed to maintain community living.

Multiple positions and shifts are available, however, needs vary daily with ever changing hospital vacancies. Our shifts are 8 hours and include rotating weekends and holidays as scheduled. This position is designated as Mandatory and must report or stay over during adverse weather events.

First shift: 7:00am

  • 3:30pm

Second shift: 3:00pm

  • 11:00pm

Third shift: 11:00pm

  • 7:30am

We currently offer additional shift differential pay for our second, third, and weekend shifts. These are full-time positions and eligible for the full State benefits package including health insurance and retirement.

As of June 1, 2022, the new pay grade and salary range will be:

MH15

$55,518 - $83,278

Position: Multiple positions/shifts available

About the Department of Health and Human Services/Central Regional Hospital

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of all North Carolinians.

Central Regional Hospital (CRH) is a State-of-the Art psychiatric hospital located in Butner, NC. Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures and provides an easy commute to the NC mountains or beaches.

Butner possesses small town charm but is within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan area including Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham, NC. The people we serve are at the heart of the facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the hospital. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the hospital to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must possess and application clearly reflect education/work experience that demonstrates the following:

1.Proficiency in written and verbal English.

2.Must successfully pass Employee Health Screening

3.Must successfully pass and maintain credentials for CPR and CRH Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Course after hire

4.RN licensure in North Carolina or Compact State licensure is required.

Management prefers: Experience in a psychiatric, medical or other healthcare setting but will provide training of newly licensed graduates.

ADA Physical Requirements will be discussed in detail during the interview process but, at a minimum, include the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.

NOTE: Multi-State Compact License must be converted to NC Licensure within 90 days of North Carolina residency.

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 919-764-7200. APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/index.html NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting

An Equal Opportunity Employer, NC State Government

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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