Registered Nurse (3rd shift) - Whitaker PRTF

Registered Nurse (3rd shift) - Whitaker PRTF

State of North Carolina | Oxford, NC, 27565, US
Salary Range:$53,000 – $90,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Description of Work

Whitaker PRTF


A Sign-on bonus of $12,000 for the successful applicant(s) of this posting.

See eligibility for Sign-on Bonus below in the Supplemental and Contact Information section.

* Per G.S. 126-5(c1) (37), this position is Exempt from all provisions of NC General Statute Chapter 126 (State Human Resources Act) with the exception of Articles 6 and 7.*

This is a repost. Previous applicants are still under consideration and do not need to reapply.

We are currently recruiting for a 3rd shift Registered Nurse for Whitaker PRTF. This position provides psychiatric-mental health nursing care. Care includes, but is not limited to, the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to actual and potential mental and medical problems. Nursing also assumes the responsibility for planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for the 18 residents residing at the Whitaker PRTF. Duties include monitoring residents for physical and psychological status, administering medication and evaluation of effectiveness, monitors and documentation of seclusions and restraints, and provides ongoing resident education regarding health, self-care, socialization skills, and medication utilization.

This position represents nursing on the treatment team providing input from other nurses to the treatment team members, and by relaying treatment team decisions and rationales for treatment to nursing.

This is a full-time position and eligible for the full State benefits package. The normal work hours are Monday -Thursday, 11:00pm-9:30am; however, flexibility is required to meet facility needs. This position is deemed mandatory during adverse weather events, which will be discussed in detail during the interview process.

About Whitaker PRTF/Central Regional Hospital (CRH):

Whitaker PRFT is an 18 bed secure residential treatment facility that provides 24 hour nursing care operated by DHHS/SAS. It provides residential care, supervision and educational services for residents with complex behavioral, emotional, psychological and neurological disorders. It also provides community liaison support services for residents and families with a staffing complement of approximately 70 full-time clinical, educational, residential and support positions.

CRH is a State-of-the Art psychiatric hospital located in Butner, NC. Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures and provides an easy commute to the N.C. mountains or beaches. Butner possesses small town 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 the hospital to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve.

About the Department of Health and Human Services

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) serves the needs of the most vulnerable of North Carolinians and in order to accomplish this, we hire only the most dedicated and caring individuals. Finding qualified clinical professionals to treat and care for our clients is a continual challenge as demand for services grows and the availability of providers struggles to keep pace. We are seeking a motivated individual who is up for this challenge and is dedicated to our mission of providing North Carolinians with the very best in clinical care.

Compensation and Benefits

The state of North Carolina offers excellent comprehensive benefits. Employees can participate in health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, and the NCFlex program (numerous high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis). Employees also receive paid vacation, sick, and community service leave. In addition, paid parental leave is available to eligible employees. Visit website for State Benefits Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all 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:

ADA physical requirements will be discussed in detail but, at a minimum,mMust be able to lift 50 pounds in order to perform resident care.

Must be able to pass/maintain credentials for NVCI/APT and CPR.

Must have or able to obtain upon hire a valid NC driver's license.

Management prefers psychiatric nursing experience with children/adolescents.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina.

Supplemental and Contact Information

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

Consideration for this vacancy, all applicants must complete an on-line application using this link, If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be evaluated for the consideration.

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 HR at 919-764-7200.

Eligibility for Sign-on Bonus (Effective 10/20/21)

Qualified applicants must be selected from the candidate pool of this posting and meet the State policy following requirements:

A newly hired permanent full time or permanent part-time employee who works 30 to 40 hours per week is eligible for a sign-on bonus (this will be prorated for employees working less than 40 hours per week).

An employee is not eligible for a sign-on bonus if:

(1) the employee has held a position in North Carolina State government, including the judicial system, or the University of North Carolina system within the last 12 months (the employee shall remain ineligible for 12 months from the separation date);

(2) the employee has previously received a sign-on bonus from any State agency;

(3) or DHHS has paid any contract placement or recruitment fees.

This Sign-on Bonus is contingent upon budget and final eligibility determination as of the effective date of hire. Additional information regarding the Sign-on Policy can be found here.