This class provides assistance to the professional nurse. The Health Care Asst. II will participate in the delivery of health services for the inmate population in accordance with the NC Nursing Practice Act and the DOP Health Services policies/procedures. Position working title will be medication technician for outpatient services. This position will implement all aspects of the medication administration process including transcribing orders, ordering and storing medications and supplies, administering medication & treatments documentations of medication administration and treatment, observing & reporting to the RN, medication effectiveness and side effects, & will reinforce patient education as given by the nurse and/or physician. Administrative and clinical supervision will be provided by a registered nurse. Work also includes conducting medication pass, blood glucose monitoring, -sterile dressing changes (wound over 48 hours old), Segregation checks. Vital signs assist with intakes oxygen set-up, GT feeding, IV dressing changes. This position will also assist in clerical duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Basic ability to implement any of the above activities. Knowledge of nursing care skills appropriate to practice, including emergency crisis intervention and understanding of the NC Nurse Practice Act.
Management Prefers: Possession of a current North Carolina license to practice as a Nurse Aide II
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Completion of high school and completion of a Nursing Assistant II educational program, and one year of experience in direct nursing care; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Special Necessary Requirement - Registration as a Nursing Assistant II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. . .
Supplemental and Contact Information:
The NC 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:
- To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the
information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted
cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.
- 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.
- Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - 11 months ago