Murdoch Developmental Center is currently accepting applications for a Health Care Technician I, Special Events Coordinator in Parkview Cottage. The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct care services to individuals with I/DD and complex behavioral challenges and/or medical conditions whose clinical treatment needs exceed the level of care available in the community. Services are in the form of training, activities of daily living and assisting with health related duties and basic care. In addition to direct care, the position carries out program goals to encourage independent functioning in all aspects of daily living.
Direct Care positions require flexibility. Employees may be assigned to work within other cottages to meet the needs of the individuals served. Positions are typically given two leave days each week, but these days vary due to the seven (7) day per week operation of the Center. Weekend and Holiday work assignments are included in scheduling. Shift changes may be required for coverage.
Scheduled Work Hours – 7:00am – 3:30pm
Salary Grade: GN04 Recruitment Range: $31,200 – $40,450
About Murdoch Developmental Center:
Murdoch Developmental Center is a 24/7 state residential facility located in Butner, NC, near the Research Triangle area. Murdoch serves individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). Murdoch is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive and functional abilities. To be considered for employment, applicants must be in good standing with the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry.
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ALL employees of Murdoch Center are designated as ESSENTIAL for adverse weather and emergency events.
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 applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
- Basic knowledge and skills in providing direct care which may include, but is not limited to training individuals in activities of daily living and health related duties of limited complexity
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team with good demeanor and professionalism
- A desire to learn and use correct behavior management techniques
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with the population served, staff and others
- Proven ability to maintain professional work relationships and boundaries
- Anticipate hazards and perform all duties safely
- Demonstrated ability to be able to communicate and document observations and recommendations effectively
- Be willing to learn and apply computer applications for personal benefits, performance plans and required training
- Use basic learned application of nurse aide skills
One year of related work experience
High school or General Educational Development diploma;
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Condition for Continued Employment
As required, listing as a Nurse Aide I by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation. As applicable, listing as a Nurse Aide II by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. As applicable, North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.