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Licensed Practical Nurse - Murdoch Center

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $33960 to $57493/year
$33960 - $57493
Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2526904

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Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

The primary purpose of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is to provide direct clinical services and medication and treatment administration.  This LPN performs and documents nursing procedures and techniques as prescribed by the physician and outlined in the Person Centered Plan.  This LPN performs duties under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). This LPN works with the RN in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. 
 
This is a continuous posting for LPN positions at Murdoch. Listed below are the positions currently available at Murdoch. Please indicate in the supplemental questions each position for which you are applying by placing a check mark by the position or positions.

Position #: 60051742.  This position is located in Alpine Cottage. Alpine serves approximately 32 men and women, ranging from approximately 21-81 years of age who are medically fragile and require 24-hour nursing care.  Nursing services at Ridgeway are integrated into the interdisciplinary team environment consisting of professionals who address the health needs of those served along with personal care and programming needs to assure optimal health and well-being. Programming involves sensory stimulation, improving or increasing eating/drinking skills, and increasing communication skills.  Work Schedule:     2:30pm-11pm, 5 days/week; rotating every other weekend; schedule adjustment as needed/requested. 

Position 60051915
: This position is located in Meadowview Cottage.
This position cross trains with the other Statewide Programs, Summerset and Woodside.
 
Meadowview's program consists of the Behaviorally Advanced Residential Treatment (BART) program. The BART program serves young adult males, at least 16 years old, with mild IDD and a history of failed treatment placements and/or repeat criminal offenses.  Treatment of aberrant behavior in the BART program utilizes a behavioral analytical approach.  All programs are designed both to reduce maladaptive behaviors and to accelerate positive social skills.  Treatment also includes training in self-help, education, communication, vocation, and recreation as deemed necessary by the interdisciplinary team.  Behavior programs are carefully integrated across all areas of training. 
 
SUMMERSET (PATH and MATCH)
Summerset's program consists of one statewide program, Partners in Autism Treatment and Habilitation (PATH) program, and an internal program, MATCH (Murdoch ASD Treatment and Clinical Habilitation). The PATH program consists of approximately 10 children who live at Summerset Cottage and 2 co-ed community group homes, each serving 4 children. The PATH group home is located in Oxford. The Wright group home is located in Franklinton. The MATCH program serves approximately 12 adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. All services are designed both to reduce behavioral excesses as well as to accelerate positive social skills. Treatment includes person-centered teaching in the areas of self-help, education, communication, and recreation as deemed necessary by the interdisciplinary treatment team.
 
Woodside is home to two of Murdoch's Statewide Programs, STARS and TRACK.  The STARS program (Specialized Treatment for Adolescents in a Residential Setting) serves adolescents, ages 13 through 17 from across the state who have a dual diagnosis (developmental disability and mental illness), and demonstrate extreme and dangerous forms of aberrant behavior.  The STARS program is specifically designed for people with IDD who have been unsuccessful in developing and maintaining an effective, pro-social behavioral repertoire in other treatment settings. The TRACK program (Therapeutic Respite Addressing Crisis for Kids) serves children 5 to 17 years with IDD and who are in behavioral crisis. The STARS program is a service provided by the State of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services at Murdoch Developmental Center. 
 
The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct clinical services and medication and treatment administration.  This LPN performs and documents nursing procedures and techniques as prescribed by the physician and outlined in the Person Centered Plan.  This LPN performs duties under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This LPN works with the RN in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. 
 Work Schedule:     6:30 am – 3:00 pm, 5 days/week; rotating 12-hour shift weekends; schedule adjustment as needed/requested.

This position is located in Royall Cottage. Home to 48 men and women, Royall's person-centered programs serve to develop new skills while maintaining and refining existing skills.  This is accomplished in a warm, homelike environment where both staff and people served are treated with dignity and respect.
 
The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct clinical services and medication and treatment administration.  This LPN performs and documents nursing procedures and techniques as prescribed by the physician and outlined in the Person-Centered Plan.  This LPN performs duties under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This LPN works with the RN in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care.

Scheduled work hours/shift:  2:30pm – 11pm, 5 days per week; rotating every other weekend and schedule adjustments as needed/required.

Ridgeway is committed to providing person-centered services to the medically fragile men and women who call Ridgeway home.  Nursing services at Ridgeway are integrated into the interdisciplinary team environment consisting of professionals who address the health needs of those served along with personal care and programming needs to assure optimal health and well-being.
 
The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct clinical services and medication and treatment administration.  This LPN performs and documents nursing procedures and techniques as prescribed by the physician and outlined in the Person Centered Plan.  This LPN performs duties under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This LPN works with the RN in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. 

Hours: 2:30 pm-11:00 pm 5 days/week; rotating every other weekend; schedule adjustment as needed/requested.

Salary Grade:  GN08             Recruitment Range: $33,960 - $57,493           Position:  Multiple Vacancies

About Murdoch Developmental Center:
Click the link below to learn more about Murdoch Developmental Center:
https://vimeo.com/268881255

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.

ALL employees of Murdoch Center are designated as ESSENTIAL for adverse weather and emergency events.  

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 applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:

                                                               
 Physical Requirements
Successful candidate must be able to pass Healthcare Provider CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) written and physical requirements as a condition of employment.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in the state of North Carolina.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.

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.

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