Professional Nurse-Temporary Nurse Pool -Whitaker PRTF
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Granville County, NC

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Whitaker PRTF seeks Professional Nurses for the TEMPORARY NURSE POOL. Whitaker PRTF is a 24-hour Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility whichprovides residential care, supervision and educational services for adolescent boys and girls with complex behaviors and emotional, psychological and neurological disorders located in Butner, NC. Theses Professional Nurses will aid in planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for residents and assist with the treatment planning. Positions will provide comprehensive resident care both directly and indirectly to residents at Whitaker. This position requires availability for all shifts including weekends.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Must have knowledge of professional nursing skills, practices and procedures theory and practice of psychiatric nursing including medications, group dynamics, growth and development and adolescent and adult learning history. Must be able to speak and write English proficiently. Must be able to perform CPR, NVCI. Monitor and perform medication administration practices and apply critical thinking skills to develop improvement plans for medication errors. Due to the independent nature of these positions, management prefers individuals with previous nursing experience, including experience with adolescents in a psychiatric setting.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina. . Competency Level: Journey (Contributing Level applicants will be accepted if there no Journey Level applicants apply. Salary is determined based on competencies, equity, budget and market considerations.) Degree must be from appropriately accredited institutions. CPR Certification is required. Must be able to pass all facility requirements such as NVCI (Non Violent Crisis Intervention) and clinical/nurse orientation. ADA Physical requirements will be discussed during the interview but include the ability to walk for long distances and the ability to handle medium work which may require one to exert 50 pounds of force occasionally.

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. Pre-Employment Drug Testing and Criminal Record Checks are required. To be considered for employment, an applicant must be in good standing with the Health Care Personnel Registry. Please list A ll work history on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of Form DD-214. State employees who are seeking reduction in force priority should attach a copy of their letter of notification to receive this priority. On line applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date application are screened and the highly qualified applicants are forwarded to the hiring manager. If interested, the hiring manager will contact applicants for interviews. Applicants may check on line to determine status of position. For more information please call 919-764-7201 or contact Laura Holloway 919-764-7200.