HCT I/Ward Clerk

State of North Carolina - Wayne County, NC3.5

We are currently seeking a permanent full-time Health Care Technician I/Ward Clerk for the 1 Birch/Acute Admissions unit. This is an adult female admissions unit. This position typically works Monday – Friday 8am-5pm however, may be assigned to other shifts as needed to meet the needs of the unit. Some of the duties of this position include but are not limited to: 1) administrative/ clerical tasks, 2) assist the Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) to ensure sufficient documents are available, and also with accurate unit record keeping, 3) communication across disciplines and hospital departments via phone, email, and writing, 4) ensure patient safety, 5) direct patient care, 6) purposeful therapeutic communication with patients, and 6) assist the CNM to follow up with staff for compliance with required Cherry Hospital training.

  • This position is a pending vacancy
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. DHHS manages the delivery of health- and human-related services for all North Carolinians, especially our most vulnerable citizens – children, elderly, disabled and low-income families.

Cherry Hospital
A Place of Hope, Care, and Recovery
Cherry Hospital (CH) is a State-of-the-Art psychiatric hospital located in a beautiful rural area of Goldsboro, NC. Although rural, Cherry Hospital is convenient to the Triangle Area (Raleigh/Durham) and the coastal region of the state. It is about an hour's drive to the heart of Raleigh or the beautiful coastal town of New Bern.
Mission Statement
To provide excellent psychiatric care to individuals with
the greatest need and the least resources.
Cherry Hospital serves the 38 most eastern counties of North Carolina with a mission to serve those with the greatest need and the fewest resources. In earnest efforts to follow our mission, we strive to create a healing environment in which every team member has opportunity to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve. Learn more about our facility at: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dsohf/cherry-hospital.

In addition to a very competitive salary, this opportunity offers an excellent benefits package, loan repayment opportunities, employment stability and rewarding professional opportunities.
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:

Ability to transfer written information accurately to various forms.
Knowledge of medical terms and abbreviations.
General office skills such as filing and telephone etiquette.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school or General Educational Development diploma; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be listed as a Nurse Aide I by the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.