Therapeutic Support Specialist II (Forensics Services Unit) – Central Regional Hospital

US Government, Dept of Health and Human Services

A Sign-on bonus of $2,500 for the successful applicant(s) of this posting.
 **See eligibility for Sign-on Bonus below in the Supplemental and Contact Information section.
  Central Regional Hospital

We are currently recruiting for multiple Health Care Technician II’s that will function as a Therapeutic Support Specialist II (TSS II) at Central Regional Hospital (CRH) on the Forensic Services Unit, specifically primary care unit Forensic Maximum (A0) or Forensic Medium (B0). The Forensic Services Unit (FSU) is a three sectional unit serving the Pretrial/Maximum, Medium and Minimum security needs of the court-ordered patients.   FSU provides services for all counties in the entire State of North Carolina. 
The primary purpose of this position is to monitor patients and perform technical procedures (within scope of practice). Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assisting patients with activities of daily living.
  • Obtaining vital signs.
  • Maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Assisting with hospital/unit–based programming.
  • Engaging patients in behavioral activities.
  • Following physician ordered patient care.
  • All healthcare duties are delegated by and completed under the supervisor of a Licensed Nurse.
The normal work hours for these positions are 7:00am-3:30pm, 3:00pm – 11:30pm, and 11:00pm-7:30am, including alternating weekends and holidays as scheduled.  These are full-time positions and eligible for the full State benefits package including health insurance and retirement. This position is designated Mandatory and must report or stay over during adverse weather.
As of June 1, 2023, the new salary range will be $30,179 – $45,268.”

About Central Regional Hospital (CRH):  CRH is a State-of-the Art psychiatric hospital located in Butner, NC. Our location is ideal with four seasons, mild temperatures and provides an easy commute to the N.C. mountains or beaches. Butner possesses small town charm but is within 30 minutes of a major metropolitan area including Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham, NC. The people we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the hospital. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the hospital to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve.

About the Department of Health and Human Services: The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) serves the needs of the most vulnerable of North Carolinians and in order to accomplish this, we hire only the most dedicated and caring individuals. Finding qualified clinical professionals to treat and care for our clients is a continual challenge as demand for services grows and the availability of providers struggles to keep pace. We are seeking a motivated individual who is up for this challenge and is dedicated to our mission of providing North Carolinians with the very best in clinical care.

Compensation and Benefits: The state of North Carolina offers excellent comprehensive benefits. Employees can participate in health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, and the NCFlex program (numerous high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis). Employees also receive paid vacation, sick, and community service leave. In addition, paid parental leave is available to eligible employees. Visit website for State Benefits.

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