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Health Care Technician I

NC Department of Health and Human Services
Lenoir County

Job Description

This Health Care Technician I position provides direct care to developmentally disabled individuals. As our individuals age, we recognize their needs, and focus on providing services to enhance their quality of life in a caring home-like environment. We provide treatment with dignity and respect, offering choices and options that support individuality. The person in this position will care for adults who may be medically fragile and have significant intellectual, developmental & physical disabilities. Responsibilities include assuring the physical and emotional well-being of assigned individuals, and implementation of clients' habilitation and training skills. Duties include: Assistance with personal care, home living, socialization, leisure, and safety of individuals; Assistance and teaching daily living and other skills; Assistance in classroom and other/training areas; Transportation of clients to activities, classes, and appointments; Shopping with and for individuals; Assistance in providing emergency treatment for seizures or accidents, etc.; Housekeeping chores as specified; Record keeping and documentation. As a center operating 24 hours each day, 7 days each week, employees may work rotating, fixed or split shifts, weekends, holidays, and during inclement weather.

Salary Grade: GN04
Recruitment Range: $31,200.00 - $40,366.00
Position: 60053205
Work Hours: Varies

About the Department of Health and Human Services / Caswell Developmental Center:
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. Caswell Developmental Center, serving as North Carolina's Eastern Region resource center, provides specialized residential, programmatic, and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. The individuals we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the facility. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the Center to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we service. If you are looking to make a difference and seeking a rewarding career, we encourage you to consider this opportunity.

Please click on the following link https://vimeo.com/185000006 to experience how Caring is Contagious at Caswell Developmental Center.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they clearly possess all of the following:

A valid driver's license;
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals, staff and other;
Ability to maintain profession and even-tempered demeanor and work relationships;
Ability to learn behavior management and supportive counseling techniques;
Ability to communicate observations and recommendations effectively in written and verbal form.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis (6-8 times daily) and be able to stoop, bend, walk, run short distances (50 yards) and climb stairs without limitations of a permanent nature.

MUST PASS PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT TEST
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school or General Educational Development diploma is required.
Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact Human Resources at (252) 208-4293.

Salary

$31,200.00 - $40,366.00 Annually

Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time

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