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(828) 349-2595


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Franklin NC 28734

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Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

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

AVAILABLE JOB LISTINGS


Position: Social Worker Investigation, Assessment, Treatment
SWIAT (Will consider applications qualified for Social Work II/III as a work against status at lower grade and salary)

Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 32 - $43,242.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Child Protective Services; This is advanced, professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of:
  • Social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems
  • Governmental and private organizations and community resources
  • Laws, regulations and policies which govern the program
  • Family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques
  • Medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis
  • The methods and principles of casework supervision and training
    Ability to:
  • Establish rapport with a client and in applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral and psychological aspects of client's problems
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively
  • Supervise, train or instruct lower-level social workers, students or interns in the program

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

First preference will be given to applicants who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum. Secondary preference will be given to applicants who meet the qualifications listed for the SW IAT classification; however, anyone who has a Human Services Degree as "work against appointments" and experience will be considered.

Special Requirements:
Copies of final transcripts showing date degree awarded should be submitted with application or provided at interview. Must have a valid driver's license and be in compliance with the Macon County's insurance regulations. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

How to Apply
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line (link upper left).
You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to the PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Processing Assistant III
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade 21
Salary Range $25,283.18
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This position involves clerical duties serving agency positions and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. Public contact is required to give information in person and by telephone.

Basic duties may include a combination of the following but not limited to: scanning, maintaining records; receiving, screening, reviewing and verifying documents; searching for and compiling information and data; providing a source of information on the activities of the organization; disbursement of mail, filing and preparing and/or verifying the validity of documents.

These functions are performed in combination and usually require the use of a variety of office equipment systems and related technology, and/or automated systems and related technology including but not limited to the agency switchboard, computer programs and scanners

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good time management skills and flexibility a necessity
  • Significant knowledge or office or work unit procedures, methods and practices
  • Ability to learn and apply department rules and regulations in the performance of assigned duties
  • Ability to learn programs and services and apply this knowledge in problem-solving and responding to questions and inquires
  • Ability to use judgment in coordinating and monitoring office procedures and workflow as required by position
  • Ability to use courtesy and tact in performing public contact and communication duties
  • Ability to be resourceful in gathering and giving program information.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Computer experience required. Ability to speak and read Spanish fluently is a preference in this position.

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.
A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Nutrition Project Coordinator I
Macon County Dept. of Social Services
Salary Grade: 27 - $33,881.12
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:

  • Takes applications for the nutrition program including home delivery and congregate meals; assesses eligibility for various programs; makes home visits to complete assessment and determine eligibility based on established program criteria; establishes client files; and conducts quarterly reassessments
  • Participates in case staffing with other center staff as appropriate
  • Coordinates meal menus with the State Division on Aging and Adults and the contract vendor; recommends changes based on knowledge of local citizens' preference; verifies temperature of meals upon delivery from the food vendor; counts numbers delivered; monitors food temperature and amounts delivered and coordinates/resolves problems with vendors provides guidance to staff in food preparation, handling and packaging
  • Oversees and coordinates work of volunteers each day as assigned in meal packaging, serving and home delivery
  • Supervises congregate site operations
  • Participates in interviews, trains, coaches and counsels employees on performance, makes recommendations for disciplinary action
  • Sets up the center for meal packaging and serving; pulls out utensils needed; makes coffee
  • Checks serving site for conformance with safety and health standards
  • Monitors food-catering provider to ensure meeting nutritional, Federal and State regulations
  • Cleans kitchen and eating areas; overseeing and coordinates or performs necessary cleaning duties; sweeps, mops moves chairs and tables as needed
  • Collect contributions and checks attendance of participants
  • Recruits and trains volunteers for work in nutrition programs; monitors needs for new volunteers
  • Prepares monthly volunteer drivers' schedule for off-center site community
  • Maintains accurate records and generates reports of program activities via hard copy and on computer
  • Oversees/Assists with educational and promotional activities; makes presentations with civic and other groups on services offered by Senior Services.
  • May drive and deliver meals to homes as needed for backup to volunteers
  • Perform shelter and special needs duties as required by the County Emergency Operations Plan
  • Plans on-site activities and educational, interesting and entertaining topic programs; suggests and assists in contacting and securing presenters from among the volunteers and other public and private organizations; and may lead activities or make presentations as appropriate
  • Assists in filling out forms and orienting new clients
  • Teaches Health Evidence Based Classes and maintains certifications to teach.
  • Assists with conducting quarterly fire drills
  • Perform related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of nutrition and food service management
  • knowledge of the social and physical needs of the elderly
  • knowledge of community resources that can be used to assist in the comprehensive nutrition program
  • ability to relate to the needs of the elderly and interact effectively
  • ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form
  • ability to organize the work of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a major in home economics or food service management, or 15 hours in dietetics or nutrition; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

Selection Procedures:
A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to the interview.

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes may be considered in lieu of PD 107 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Solid Waste Landfill Equipment Operator
Macon County Solid Waste
Salary Minimum: $26,547.00
Closing date: May 18, 2016

Description of Work:
Employee in this position performs responsible semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of motorized solid waste equipment to dispose of garbage and refuse.

Operates heavy equipment including compactor, dozer, loader, skid steer, dump truck, and other medium and heavy-duty equipment. Skill and care are required for the safe operation of equipment. The employee is subject to working in inside and outside environments, and is exposed to various hazards such as noise, vibration, moving mechanical parts, atmospheric conditions, and oils.

Duties may expose worker to human body fluids and thus the work is subject to the OSHA standards for blood borne pathogens. Work is supervised by the Solid Waste Lead Equipment Operator and the Solid Waste Director. Work hours are Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-4:30pm and rotating Saturday shifts from 8:00am-2:00pm.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Desired

  • Knowledge of safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment used in landfill operations.
  • General knowledge of County policies concerning Solid Waste Program
  • Employee must pass SWANA Landfill Specialist Certification Course within 12 months
  • Ability to perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees, supervisors, and the public
  • Ability to perform general grounds and facility maintenance

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Completion of high school or equivalent and some heavy equipment experience.
  • Prefer applicant hold a CDL

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Social Worker I - Intake
Macon County Department of Social Services
SALARY RANGE: SW I Grade 25 $30,731.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Description of Work:
To assess and identify needs of all services delivery intake. This position is responsible for CPS and APS intake, case preparation, ID and CPS checks, and forwarding to appropriate departmental social workers for investigation. This position will also provide support to all Social Workers as well as serve as back up for the Medicaid Transportation Coordinator as needed.

Social Worker I in this position serves families, children, and adults of all ages and financial backgrounds. This worker must deal with all citizens which can include people who are mentally ill; beligerant or under the influence of drugs /alcohol.

Duties are assigned to this Social Worker I on the basis of speciality, with all clients being residents of Macon County. However, this Social Worker I must have knowledge of all services in the event any other social worker is unavailable. Referrals to this social worker may be received from the community, schools, professionals, other agencies, or within the department.

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker I:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of basic social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to specific casework, group work, and community problems. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Some knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative supervisors, with members of case load and their families, and with care providers and various community organizations. Ability to express ideals clearly and concisely. Ability to plan and execute work.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

First preference will be given to applicants who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum or BSW with In-Service training.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE IS REQUIRED

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line at www.ncworks.gov You Must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Income Maintenance Caseworker IMC II
or IMC I w/work against IMC II

Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Grade 23 IMC I $27,874.00
Grade 25 IMCII $30,731.00 (12 months as IMC I)
Announcement date: April 19, 2015
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
An IMC II in this position may do initial intake and/or process applications in NC FAST. The IMC II conducts interviews, assesses need, explains all applicable programs, explains in depth all requirements, rights and responsibilities of both client and agency, make proper referrals, and respond to any unusual emotional or physical state of the client in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust.

The employee must be able to adapt to change and be able to continue daily work as complex and new regulations are implemented. The IMCII may process NC FAST applications.

The IMC II must offer assistance in obtaining the information requested from the client. Confidentiality of case information must be maintained. Satisfactory work during period of pressure and heavy workload maintaining balance and self-control is a requirement, and employee must independently produce satisfactory work during those periods. Worker must be a team player, and have excellent communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of the program/area(s) of assignment. General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets rules, regulations and procedures.

Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Exemplified computer proficiency is a must to this IMC II role. The IMC II must have good interviewing skills and ability to communicate effectively and develop a satisfactory relationship with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds, while at the same time multi-tasking (i.e. comprehending, interpreting, and applying complex rules and regulations, and practical judgment including ability to read and interpret policy, job aides, and change notices for competency.)

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

    We will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I with the following qualifications: Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in:
  • ITS Technology
  • Paralegal Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Secretarial Science or;
    Graduation from high school with three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included:
  • Negotiating
  • Interviewing
  • Explaining information
  • Gathering and compiling data
  • Analysis of data
  • Performance of mathematical or legal tasks

One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker is required for level II all others will be hired at level I with a corresponding salary grade.

Selection Procedures:
Structured interview and skills test will be administered. Applicants admitted to the interview may be given a written test for simulated tasks to perform typical to those of the Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker.

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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

Responsibilities:
The purpose of the Health Systems Coordinator is to work with partners on hypertension and diabetes initiatives. The position will work with health system partners including: hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's), and free clinics to build and maximize relationship that will result in improved quality of care and access to care particularly around pre-diabetes and hypertension.

Key Job Duties:

    Planning and Coordination:
  • Engage regional health systems in using electronic health records to better diagnose and manage hypertension and pre-diabetes.
  • Work with regional health systems to increase monitoring of quality measures at the provider level to eliminate healthcare disparities.
  • Design and manage projects around health literacy.
  • Assess community organizations including faith-based ones, to determine eligibility and willingness to become a CDC recognized diabetes prevention program site.
    Community Development:
  • Support the adoption of model policies by regional health system safety net providers that promote best practices for hypertension control and stoke prevention.
  • Engage regional health systems to support and implement health information technology that facilitates bi-directional communication between health care providers and community resource providers.
  • Promote diabetes prevention programs as a covered benefit to employers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of public health policy development, community-based health promotion and communications, and community building with an emphasis on tobacco free-living, active living, or healthy eating.
  • Able to efficiently execute simultaneously occurring interventions and events, recruiting strategic community partners
  • Possess a background in developing and implementing strategies to reduce public health problems
  • Experience developing and communicating messages to diverse audiences
  • Able to engage and educate, conduct outreach to and form coalitions
  • Experience making presentations to Community Boards, CBOs, etc.
  • Experience overseeing community partners (monthly reporting, technical assistance, social networking, etc.)
  • Familiarity with programmatic start-up and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrated capability in grant and budget management and administrative functions
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Work Schedule
This position will be hired through the NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies. It is a full-time position with flexible hours to best meet the needs of the project. Position will involve frequent travel and will often extend the typical work day. Occasional evening & weekend hours are required.

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/promotion; or a bachelor's degree and two years experience in a community, business, or government program, preferable in the fields of health education/promotion; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


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

Responsibilities:
The purpose of the Community Health Coordinator is to implement activities related to healthy eating and physical activity in the community, worksite and faith settings. This position will also work to build support for Diabetes Prevention Programs in worksites with the goal of increasing the number of worksites who offer Diabetes Prevention Programs as a covered benefit.

Key Job Duties:

    Planning and Coordination:
  • Enroll and assess at least two worksites each year using CDC's Worksite Health ScoreCard.
  • Provide technical assistance to address gaps in worksites' food and beverage standards (including both cafeterias and vending).
  • Enroll and assess at least two faith communities each year in Faitful Families Eating Smart and Moving More.
    Community Development:
  • Promotion of physicial activity through signage, social support and joint/shared use agreements.
  • Develop documents for businesses that demonstrate the Return on Investment of Diabetes Prevention Programs.
  • Work with Worksite Wellness Coordinators in the Community to build support from organizational leadership, develop health promotion committees and other basic components of worksite wellness implementation.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships to integrate the work of the worksite and faith efforts with county partners.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of public health policy development, community-based health promotion and communications, and community building with an emphasis on tobacco free-living, active living, or healthy eating.
  • Able to efficiently execute simultaneously occurring interventions and events, recruiting strategic community partners
  • Possess a background in developing and implementing strategies to reduce public health problems
  • Experience developing and communicating messages to diverse audiences
  • Able to engage and educate, conduct outreach to and form coalitions
  • Experience making presentations to Community Boards, CBOs, etc.
  • Experience overseeing community partners (monthly reporting, technical assistance, social networking, etc.)
  • Familiarity with programmatic start-up and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrated capability in grant and budget management and administrative functions
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Work Schedule
This position will be hired through the NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies. It is a full-time position with flexible hours to best meet the needs of the project. Position will involve frequent travel and will often extend the typical work day. Occasional evening & weekend hours are required

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/promotion; or a bachelor's degree and two years experience in a community, business, or government program, preferable in the fields of health education/promotion; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org

Position: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.16
Closing date: Until Filled

Supervisors:
Director Macon County Parks & Recreation - Seth Adams
Head Lifeguard on Duty

SUMMARY:
Approximately 25-30 hours a week. Watch swimmers, teach swim lessons, patrol pool deck, clean bathrooms and pick up trash in and around the pool area.

Main objective is to maintain a safe experience for patrons to the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park Pool.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Teach swim lessons to various ages/abilities.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (cleaning locker rooms, working register/front gate/etc...).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Concern for safety and well-being of others.
  • Positive attitude and outlook.
  • Ability to seek and accept supervision and guidance.
  • Accepting of diversity in religions, ethnicity, culture, and race. Able to treat all patrons and staff fairly.
  • Agree to a criminal background check upon request.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have, or be able to obtain, Lifeguarding Certification and
    CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
Division of Workforce Solutions
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid personal email address as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be routed electronically. Resumes will not be considered.

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: Telecommunicator (Part-time)
Emergency Management
Salary Grade: 21
Salary: $12.1554/hr
Closing date: Until filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate technical work on an assigned shift dispatching law enforcement, fire, emergency medical service and non-emergency calls for service, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the 911 Communications Supervisor.

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 emergency communication system; answers all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.
  • Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information via Department of Criminal Information (DCI) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) networks; enters medical, fire and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system. Monitors radio channels for medical, fire and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact with dispatched personnel; provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions.
  • Provides directions to responding units using computer mapping system
  • Serves as liaison to various agencies including on-call personnel, Sheriff's office, home health and hospice, Social Services, courts, etc.
  • Answers non-emergency and after hours calls for various departments.
  • Maintains communication logs and reports including the nature of calls, actions taken and time involved.
  • Provides requested information to local attorneys and the Sheriff's office
  • Performs pager announcements for emergency medical services open shifts and information.
  • Testifies in court on calls taken
  • Maintains resource manuals, records and files; maintains the cleanliness of the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of the methods of operating the communication system; general knowledge of radio and teletype procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of law enforcement forms, terminology and records; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies and procedures; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to maintain required certifications; ability to respond to work during emergency situations or inclement weather; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work; ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to speak distinctly; ability to deal with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to follow, both oral and written directions; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements:
Possession of or ability to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch, Division of Criminal Information, and CPR certification within six months of employment

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 - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734

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


Position: Part Time Emergency Medical Technician, Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic Levels
Salary Salary: $10.64 - $13.06 / hour depending on level of certification
Closing date: Until Filled

Description:
Provide pre-hospital medical care. No set schedule, employee will fill vacancies as needed. A more comprehensive job description available upon request

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
Valid NC Driver's License
Current NC Certification in Emergency Medicine

How to Apply:
A State application (PD-107)*must be completed and returned to the

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

Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application. Please provide 3 references with contact numbers and an e-mail address along with your application. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.
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