Murdoch Developmental Center is a state residential facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities/developmental disabilities located in Butner, NC near the Research Triangle area. Murdoch is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive and functional abilities.
This LPN is located in Edgewood Cottage. Edgewood provides training, habilitation, and health services to 48 individuals who have a diagnosis of sever/profound intellectual disability and many with multiple, additional disabilities. The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct clinical services and medication and treatment administration. This LPN performs and documents basic and complex nursing procedures and techniques as prescribed by the physician and outlined in the client Individual Program Plan. This LPN performs nursing care duties under supervision of a Registered Nurse. This LPN works with the Registered Nurse in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. Shift: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm with rotating weekends and schedule adjustment as needed/requested. To be considered for employment, applicants must be in good standing with the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Demonstrated ability to independently administer meds/treatments following the 6 rights. Ability to successfully complete DHHS Medication Exam. Ability to be certified in CPR, First Aid, and North Carolina Intervention (NCI). Skill in preparation and administration of medications; Skill in recognizing signs/symptoms of illness and injury. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Demonstrates the ability to understand, interpret, and relate oral and written instructions. Ability to function efficiently in emergency/stressful situations. Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain records, charts, and reports. Ability to communicate regarding health related issues. Ability to communicate with supervisor any issues related to personnel and health care delivery. This is a Journey level LPN; however, if there are no applicants who have the required journey level competencies, management will consider contributing level. Applicant must have a valid Driver License.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in the State of North Carolina.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
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.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. Here are two, of several organizations, that perform this service:
· International Education Research Foundation - www.ierf.org
· World Education Services, Incorporated - www.wes.org
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, all work history/experience must be documented on the application, we do not accept “see resume” or Resume’s in lieu of the education and work experience, however, transcripts, or degree evaluations, resumes and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's preference must submit either form DD-214 or discharge orders. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Processing applications will take an average of 6 – 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received. Please refer to your “application status tab” in your internet account to view application status changes. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the hiring authority.
Terri Boyd, HR Recruiter
Murdoch Developmental Center
1600 East C Street
Butner, NC 27509
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 2 years ago