Health Care Tech I (TEMPORARY)
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Pitt County, NC

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Walter B. Jones Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (WBJ/ADATC) serves 38 Eastern Region and South Central Region counties in meeting the short-term, intensive treatment needs of both the alcohol and drug abusing/dependent and psychiatrically involved patients. We are currently seeking applicants for TEMPORARY full-time Health Care Tech I positions. The rate of pay is $12.10 hourly. The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct patient care, supportive counseling for patients and their families providing services and information about community resources (eg.NA/AA meetings, shelters, half-way houses). This position conducts initial intakes and vital signs with patients and relays this information to the Registered Nurse. This position transports patients to outside medical appointments, orients patients to the Center's rules and regulations, monitors patients in the Units, performs patient tracking on and off campus, and reports any behavioral issues to the Registered Nurse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Candidates must hold a Certified Nursing Assistant I certification in ACTIVE status. Knowledge of addiction and the recovery process is a plus. Candidates must pass a physical requirements test and North Carolina Intervention Plus.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school or General Educational Development diploma. As required, listing as a Nurse Aide I by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

Please follow instructions to apply online. Please complete your application in full. Work history must be included on the application – " See Resume or See Attachment" will not be accepted, nor is a text or attached resume accepted in lieu of a completed application. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. State and Federal criminal record checks are also required on all applicants selected for direct care and non-direct care positions in the DHHS Residential School Programs. All other Divisions within DHHS will conduct a criminal record check if you are applying for a position which supervises or provides direct care. Additionally, drug testing is required if you are applying for a direct care position, criminal justice certified position or a position requiring a commercial driver’s license.

All work experience MUST be included in the work history section of the application. Any information omitted from the application, but included in the resume (text attached) WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. Applicants claiming Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214