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Description of Work ***This is a repost, additional position added, previous applicants do not need to reapply, still under consideration***
Central Regional Hospital
Where Caring is Contagious!
We are currently recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Community Transition Unit (CTU) at Central Regional Hospital (CRH). The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the administration of medication and ordered treatments; data collection for nursing care; monitoring, observing and performing direct patient care as needed for coverage. Job responsibilities include the following:
  • Report and document patient's response to medications, treatment and ordered care.
  • Collaboration and delegation of tasks under the licensure of a Registered Nurse.
  • Community Transition Unit (CTU):
    CTU serves patients 18-64 who are transferred from one of the acute admission units for long term treatment aimed at reducing and managing their symptoms while strengthening life skills needed to successfully return to community living.

    This is a full-time position and eligible for the full State benefits package including health insurance and retirement. The normal working hours are 1st shift, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. with rotating weekends and holidays as scheduled. This position is considered essential during adverse weather and expectations will be discussed in detail during the interview process.

    Salary Grade: GN08
    Recruitment Range: $33,960 - $44,148
    Position: 65004291, 60044439
    About the Department of Health and Human Services / Central Regional Hospital:
    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.

    CRH is a State-of-the Art psychiatric hospital located inButner, NC. Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures and provides an easy commute to the N.C. mountains or beaches.Butnerpossesses smalltown charm but is within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan area including Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham, NC.The people we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the hospital. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of thehospital to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve. 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:
  • Graduation from an accredited course in Practical Nursing with the accompanying license to practice authenticated by the NC Board of Nursing.
  • Must possess proficiency in written and verbal English.

  • Management prefers knowledge of practical nursing techniques and routine care and treatment of psychiatric patients. Knowledge of 6 rights of medication administration, including the ability to recognize and report contraindication, side effects and therapeutic results.

    ADA and other physical requirements will be discussed during the interview process, but include the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
    Associated topics: licensed, lpn, lvn, lvn lpn, med, mtp, nurse i, nurse iii, nurses, practical

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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