Health Care Technician II - Programmer
State of North Carolina
 Morganton, NC

Description of Work

This position is designated Mandatory and must report or stay over during adverse weather events.

The primary purpose of the PROGRAMMER position is to ensure safety and quality active treatment for the people residing in his/her assigned home through direct program/service development and implementation and through the training of HCT I positions. The position receives direct professional supervision from the QIDP and administrative supervision from the area HCS (Trainer III) positions.

Salary Grade GN05; Recruitment Range $ 31,200.00 - $ 44,091.00

60049064 - Summit/Elm - 2nd shift (3p - 11:30p), Monday - Friday and every other weekend

About J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center:

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton, North Carolina is an ICF certified facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities. We provide comprehensive residential care to citizens from 37 counties in the western portion of the state. JIRDC is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive, & functional abilities.

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center is located just an hour from the Queen City of Charlotte, home of the Carolina Panthers and the City of Asheville, home to the world renowned Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn. Our facility sits on one of the most picturesque properties in Burke County. We are nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge and South Mountains and just minutes from beautiful Lake James. Nearby Pisgah National Forest offers outdoor adventure and fun for the whole family.

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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.

  • Documented experience in providing daily living activities and/or carrying out goal programs such as personal care in areas such as bathing, dressing, tooth brushing, feeding, changing attends on adults, communication and behavior modification.
  • The ability to successfully complete training through our Staff Development department which includes, but is not limited to CPI, CPR, Body Mechanics and lifting
  • Frequent lifting and bending required
  • Applicants must be in good standing with the NC Health Care Personnel registry.

Management Prefers:

  • Documented experience working with individuals with disabilities, computer skills, CPR certification, and knowledge of person centered planning.
  • Documented experience with use of computers.
  • Supervisory experience in a large residential facility and van driver's license.
  • Two years of closely related work experience.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school or General Educational Development diploma and one year of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

The DHHS Division of Human Resources (DHR) follows the State Human Resources Employment of Relatives Policy. Applicants who have relatives or people living in the same household, will not be considered for job vacancies in the DHR at those locations. For a complete definition of immediate family member, please see the State Human Resources Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection Policy, Section 2, Page 38.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Please make sure you complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. “See Resume“ or “See Attachment“ will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

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.

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.

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 828-438-6552.