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Franklin NC 28734

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Macon County Government is dedicated to hiring and retaining progressive, well-qualified and motivated employees. We offer equitable salaries and excellent benefits to talented, competent individuals who can contribute to County Government through their employment. Outstanding professional service to the public is our goal.

Macon County provides it's employees an exceptional health insurance benefit, paid life insurance, County matched Local Government Retirement, longevity pay, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and numerous tax deferred savings and supplemental insurance plans.

If you feel you can contribute to our workforce in a positive way, please review the positions listed below. All applications for employment are taken through the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncesc.com. You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us - mdecker@maconnc.org.

Macon County is an ADA/AA Equal Opportunity Employer


Position: Transit Operator / Part Time
Macon County Transit
Salary $10.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate semi-skilled work transporting citizens to designated sites, assisting with boarding and exiting vehicle, collecting fees, maintaining the vehicle, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Transit Operations Supervisor. Note: This is a seasonal position that will last from approximately mid-February of 2017 until late May of 2017. It will also have a fluctuating work week that will vary from 32 to 40 hours per week.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule.
  • Performs daily inspections of vehicle; reports defects and/or maintenance needs.
  • sports citizens, children and the physically and mentally disabled to doctors, on business or shopping trips, outings, points of interest, employment and daycare; returns them to their homes.
  • Assists passengers entering and leaving the vehicle, when necessary; carries packages for passengers when necessary; operates wheel chair lift.
  • Collects fares and transfers; prepares trip records regarding fares, mileage, passengers, times, etc.
  • Provides information and directions to passengers and the general public.
  • Operates two-way radio and/or cell phone; reports unusual traffic conditions, bus condition, passenger emergencies or other problems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of regional traffic rules and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of the geography of the County
  • Ability to operate passenger vehicles and related equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ability to remain alert and to remain calm during periods of stress
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language
  • Ability to perform simple math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
  • Ability to read maps
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

    Education and Experience:
    High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in operating a public transportation vehicle and working with the public, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Physical Requirements:
    This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and lifting.

    Work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities.

    Work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

    Special Requirements:
    Drug and alcohol testing shall be conducted in accordance with local, State and/or Federal regulations. Valid commercial driver's license with P endorsement in the State of North Carolina, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.

    How to apply:
    A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the

    NC Works Career Center
    23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.
    Mail to:
    5 West Main Street
    Franklin NC 28734

    and must be submitted on or before the closing date. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
    All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


    Position: Phlebotomist - Temporary Full-time or Part-Time
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary $14.00 per hour
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:
    This temporary position requires the ability to assist in routine and standardized medical laboratory testing procedures. Employee will obtain blood specimens by performing venipunctures and fingersticks of all ages and types of patients, collect urine specimens, conduct testing of specimens as defined in agency policies and procedures, track collected specimens, and perform other duties as assigned.

    Hours of work will be determined on applicant availability and laboratory needs.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    • Graduation from high school
    • Phlebotomy experience

    How to Apply
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

    All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


    Position: Regional Diabetes Prevention Coordinator
    Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Grant

    Alliance Staffing
    Location: Coverage area: Macon, Clay, Cherokee County, Jackson, Swain, Graham, Haywood, Transylvania, NC
    Salary: $36,000 - $42,000
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:

      The purpose of the MDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:
    • Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)
    • Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes
    • Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs
    • Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1
    The primary purpose of this position is to create a Regional Collaborative which will engage, screen and deliver the MDPP that includes the CDC curricula: "Prevent T2" or "Prevenga el T2" to minority communities within the region.

    Key Job Duties:

    • Provide technical assistance related to local MDPPs throughout the region
    • Ensure that the MDPPs achieves quality performance outcomes
    • Ensure participant and program data is entered into the MDPP database on a weekly bases and submit monthly reports to NC DPH Program Contact
    • Participate in all mandatory NC DPH coach calls
    • Conduct a targeted marketing and awareness campaign
    • Coordinate screenings for prediabetes
    • Refer at risk people to local DPP classes
    • Organize and co-host community forums to raise awareness of prediabetes
    • Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.
    • Administer an incentive program for participants
    • Complete required evaluation and program activities

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    Master's degree in public health or health and/or human services field and one year experience in health education/health promotion or a bachelor's degree and two years' experience in a community, business, or governmental program, preferably in the fields of health education/health promotion; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

    How to Apply
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


    Position: Regional Bilingual Lifestyle Coach
    Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Grant

    Alliance Staffing
    Location: Coverage area: Macon, Clay, Cherokee County, Jackson, Swain, Graham, Haywood, Transylvania, NC
    Salary: $27,000 - $30,000
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:

      The purpose of the MDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:
    • Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)
    • Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes
    • Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs
    • Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1
    The primary purpose of this position is engage, screen and deliver the Diabetes Prevention Program that includes the CDC curricula "Prevenga el T2" to Hispanic communities within the region.

    Key Job Duties:

    • Provide technical assistance related to local MDPPs throughout the region
    • Deliver the MDPP program in Hispanic communities throughout the region in a way for participants to make and sustain positive lifestyle changes. This includes understanding and being sensitive to issues and challenges for individuals trying to make and sustain significant lifestyle changes
    • Ensure participant and program data is entered into the MDPP database on a weekly basis
    • Participate in all mandatory NC DPH coach calls
    • Maintain an outreach log to track correspondence with MDPP participants
    • Assist to coordinate screenings for prediabetes in Hispanic Communities
    • Refer at risk people to local DPP classes
    • Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.
    • Assist in administering an incentive program for participants
    • Complete required evaluation and program activities

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of working in a community based setting, preferably in healthcare

    How to Apply
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


    Position: Medical Lab Technician II - Temporary Full-time or Part-Time
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary $17.00 per hour
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:
    This temporary position requires technical work in the performance of a variety of routine and standardized medical laboratory tests which requires a moderate level of judgment in the monitoring of test procedures. Performs and evaluates quality control including quality assurance programs involving procedure testing, test interpretation, equipment and procedure troubleshooting.

    Employee aids in maintaining laboratory accreditation through COLA and compliance under the CLIA 88 Act in the daily operations of the laboratory and, aids in maintaining laboratory certification of Drinking Water Coliform Testing under the 'Safe Drinking Water Act.

    Hours of work are generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Considerable theoretical knowledge of the variety of laboratory procedures applicable to the area(s) of work
    • Considerable theoretical knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation, and terminology
    • General knowledge of the basic pathophysiological processes being monitored and how the medical laboratory science is applied.
    • Skill in the use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of procedures. Ability to make accurate observations and written reports of test results.
    • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
    • Ability to instruct medical technology students and other health professionals in lab procedures and instrumentation.
    • Ability to supervise the work of others
    • Ability to research procedures and methods and implement necessary changes.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirement

    • Graduation from an associate degree program of medical technology; or completion of a certified laboratory assistant course in medical technology or a comparable course, and one year of medical laboratory experience; or graduation from high school and three years of medical laboratory experience.
    • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.

    How to Apply
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

    All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


    Position: Part-time Physician Extender
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary $38.46 per hour
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:
    Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the Employee Health provider for County employees, provides primary care services to enrolled patients and sees patients in other health department clinics to include Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD, etc.

    Must be approved to practice medical acts by the appropriate State Board. Approval to practice medical acts includes giving a medical diagnosis, and prescribing medications outlined in the approved formulary. Employee will practice under the Medical Director who is ultimately responsible for the employees' medical practice; supervision from the physician includes a set of mutually agreed to patient care protocols and medical guidelines with the physician immediately available by telephone or physically, if needed, for consultation.

    Hours of work are flexible within the operational hours of the clinic which are generally 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work;
    • Thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, medication, and therapeutic procedures as relate to the area of work;
    • Thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings;
    • Considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods.
    • Skills in performing clinical functions.
    • Skill in assisting with routine surgical procedures.
    • Ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities;
    • Ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the treatment team;
    • Ability to communicate orally;
    • Ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and families and work effectively with them;
    • Some ability to plan and conduct in-service training programs.
    • Ability to use a computer and document in Electronic Health Record.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or other Physician Extender by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or other appropriate Physician Extender board and, the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender.

    How to Apply
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


    Position: Public Health Nurse II
    Macon County Public Health Center
    Salary: Grade 33, $45,404
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities
    This position requires an intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. The employee is responsible for implementing the core process of the Macon County Employee Health program in order to promote a safe and healthy workforce and environment.

    The nursing process is utilized to assess, diagnose, establish a plan with outcome criteria, intervene, evaluate, and document consumer responses to potential health problems or acute/episodic (sick) visits.

    Hours of work are generally 7-4 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours to meet the needs of the consumers and/or to respond to public health initiatives or emergencies.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Considerable knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs;
    • Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health;
    • Knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed;
    • General knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities;
    • Ability to plan, coordinate, and oversee the work of others;
    • Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions;
    • Ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships;
    • Ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions;
    • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, and accessing of information.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

    • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience.
    • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.

    How to apply:
    A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the

    NC Works Career Center
    23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.
    Mail to:
    5 West Main Street
    Franklin NC 28734

    and must be submitted on or before the closing date. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
    All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check

     
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