The primary purpose of the position is to provide direct supervision to DT staff in order to ensure the safety, care, programming and other services to all individuals within the assigned home/living unit; conduct regularly scheduled meetings to provide education, training, information and communication to staff; evaluate and counsel staff on performance of duties, including giving disciplinary action if necessary; schedule coverage for assigned shift, assuring staff requirements; maintain ultimate responsibilities for accuracy of all timekeeping records of assigned unit health care staff; monitor and approve requests for unit supplies, individual's clothing and personal items, money, etc; follow all procedures in accounting for individuals' personal monies; enhance living environment through appropriate decorations and furnishings. Endurance of implementation of all training programs and services relative to daily living; availability of adequate/functional materials/supplies; continuous active treatment provided through staff training; functional activities in small groups; staff-client interaction; and encourage client choices. Investigate all injuries/accidents immediately and take appropriate action. Promote safe work habits and practices through training and implementation of facility procedures and guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Knowledge of person with Developmental Disabilities. Work experience providing direct care services to this population in a residential setting. Basic knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of a health care staff. Ability to make observations, assess clients and staff strengths and needs and report on these. Very good oral and written communication. Experience in scheduling staff to work more than one shift. Ability to interact positively with a variety of disciplines. Ability to perform related timekeeping functions. Good general health including the ability to participate in lifting others.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Three years experience in health care work at the level of a health care technician I; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
Please follow instructions to apply online. Application for Employment must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. 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
Work Location: Sunset Village/101 Kendall
Work Hours: rotating working every other weekend
Personnel Tech I
Caswell Developmental Center
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 14 months ago