Professional Nurse
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Buncombe County, NC

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This is a re-posting. If you have already applied for this vacancy, please do not re-apply. Your application will still receive full consideration. Position available on night shift (10:45 PM – 7:15 AM) at Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center in Black Mountain, NC. For further information about our facility, please visit www.jfkadatc.net . Position works 8-hour shifts including every other weekend and some holidays. Responsible for: identifying medical and psychiatric problems requiring MD attention; providing both administrative and clinical functions; ensuring that optimum health care services are provided at all times; acting as a member of an interdisciplinary team; and facilitating supportive and educational counseling related to preventative health, medical status and medication usage. To view the Office of State Personnel specifications for this classification, please visit http://www.osp.state.nc.us/CareerBanding/Specs/Professional%20Nurse%20Spec.pdf .

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Career-Banded Competency Level: Journey. In the absence of a Journey level applicant, a Contributing level applicant will be considered. Excellent communication skills are essential. Ability to apply professional nursing theory, techniques and practices; interrelate medical and psychiatric knowledge and chemical dependency aspects; organize and assign work; and recognize and assess signs and symptoms of withdrawal and other medical and psychiatric conditions. Knowledge of medications. Must successfully complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI). Frequent walking, standing, and lifting are required. PREFERENCES : Prior knowledge of restraint and seclusion. Experience working with chemically dependent and psychiatric patients including detox services.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina.

Supplemental and Contact Information:

IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER WHEN CREATING YOUR ELECTRONIC APPLICATION: Provide ONLY the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. With the exception of Standard Questions 21-25, you must answer ALL questions and complete ALL sections of the application. Provide COMPLETE information about your Education (including high school) and Work Experience. Although you may attach your resume if you wish, responses on the application such as “see resume” are unacceptable. As you describe your Work Experience, please be sure to include the knowledge, skills, and abilities that demonstrate your qualifications for the position for which you are applying. If you are claiming Veteran’s Preference, you must attach your DD-214 to this application.

The NC 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. PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS ARE REQUIRED. All State employee salaries are public information. All new employees serve an initial probationary period of not less than 3 months and not more than 9 months. Usual schedules and/or units are subject to change at any time, with or without notice, based on the needs of the patients and/or the facility at that time. If you have questions about this vacancy posting, please contact Beverly Coulter at beverly.coulter@dhhs.nc.gov . The posted vacancy number may be for recruiting purposes only.

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