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Madison County Government offers a variety of benefits to its employees. Background tests and drug screening is used as a precondition to employment. Madison County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Vacancies:

Dental Assistant

POSTING DATE: September 24, 2012

SALARY RANGE: $11.32 – 16.00/hour plus benefits

JOB TYPE: Full-Time 40hrs/week

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Requires a comprehensive knowledge of dental assisting techniques and procedures for all phases of general dentistry. Knowledge of modern dental materials, their storage, handling, and applications is required. The dental assistant must be cognizant of the expectation and concern of patients and be able to respond in an empathetic and professional manner. The ability to work with persons from a wide diversity of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds is necessary. Must be able to creatively work with other health professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve maximum results for the patient. Ability to utilize computer and computer programs. Ability to be mobile with manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination. Ability to sit or stand for prolonged time. Ability to attend to multiple tasks at the same time and to prioritize assignments and responsibilities to ensure compliance with established deadlines and protocols. Effective oral and written communication skills

• Substantive knowledge of dental work unit procedures, methods and practices.
• Substantive knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and dental/medical terminology to compose and/or proofread dental notes, reports and materials.
• Ability to learn, interpret and explain policies, regulations, procedures and dental programs.
• Ability to independently respond to inquiries and coordinate a variety of resources in acquiring and disseminating information.

Qualifications that meet a Dental Assistant II classification by the North Carolina Dental Board. Must meet one (1) of the following criteria.

1) successful completion of:
a) an ADA-accredited dental assisting program and current certification in CPR; or
b) one academic year or longer in an ADA-accredited dental hygiene program, and current certification in CPR

2) successful completion of:
a) full-time employment and experience as a chairside assistant for two years (3,000 hours) of the preceding five, during which period the assistant may be trained in any dental delivery setting and allowed to perform the functions of a Dental Assistant II under the direct control and supervision of a licensed dentist;
b) a 3-hour course in sterilization and infection control;
c) a 3-hour course in dental office emergencies;
d) radiology training consistent with G.S. 90-29(s)(12);and
e) current certification in CPR; or

3) successful completion of the certification examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board, and current certification in CPR.

Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form. Submit State Application form (PD107) and Resume to:

Madison County Health Department
ATTN: Sheila McAbee
493 Medical Park Dr
Marshall, NC 28753


Salary Range: $28.00-$35.00 per hour exempt

Description of Duties:
The Madison County Health Department has an opening for a Public Health Physician Extender II to work 40 hours per week in the Health department clinics providing health services to include sick and well care; perform screenings, assessments, and physical exams; determine diagnosis; develop plan of care, treat and prescribe; appropriately delegate and/or provide for client education and referrals; work in collaboration with the supervising physician according to a collaborative practice agreement as set up based on the NC Board of Nursing and the state medical board guidelines; work directly with public health nurses.

Minimum Training and Experience:
Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board or approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application. Application must include a summary of job duties performed and work experience. "See resume" on application is not acceptable.

Application Process:
Applicants should contact Diana Rogers RN, D.O.N. at the Madison County Health Department at (828) 649-3531 or access www.madisoncountypublichealthnow.com to see posting and link to the State application process.

Date Posted: October 1, 2014

Application Deadline: Position Open Until Filled


General Statement of Duties:
Performs technical work in the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

Description of Duties:
The person in this position determines a fair, reasonable, and consistent valuation for real property in Madison County on which an ad valorem tax is levied. Work involves sketching the layout of structures, determining the size and type of construction, grade of material, quality of workmanship, and collecting other data related to the valuation of the property. This person must be able to use maps, deeds, and other documents to locate and appraise property. The person may also provide assistance to the public and other duties as needed in the Tax Assessor's office.

Graduation from technical college or high school with a strong interest or background in real estate. Applicant must have a thorough knowledge of the residential property in the county, as well as the county's economic factors and trends. Applicant must exercise initiative and independent judgment in the application of established policies and procedures for property appraisal. The ability to relate well to the general public using courtesy, tact, and firmness is vital. Excellent communication skills are a must.

Special Requirements:
Must possess a valid NC driver's license. Must have reliable transportation for field work, preferably front or 4-wheel drive vehicle. Must be able to meet the NC Department of Revenue requirements for this position within one year of employment.

Salary Range: $29,000

Application Process:
Submit a NC PD-107 employment application form available at www.madisoncountync.org along with a current resume to Madison County Tax Administrator, PO Box 351, Marshall, NC 28753. This position is subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Transportation Dispatcher

Essential Duties and Tasks:
Answers telephone and takes requests for transportation from eligible clients, participating human services agencies and the public; schedules, and confirms trips and cancellations schedules and confirms travel; makes driver schedules, assignments and re-assignments to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of services. Communicates with drivers in the field throughout the day; dispatches drivers to specific locations; maintains status and position of drivers; notifies drivers of changes
Prepares reports and records and maintains a variety of forms such as patient intake and medical forms, verification forms, client emergency medical information, and related information; maintains and processes daily trip records and verifies daily manifests, schedules, passenger rosters and other information for audit and use. Answers questions and deals with passenger and client complaints and concerns, resolving when possible and referring to Director. Assesses client needs and identifies travel options to meet those needs; maintains client files. Provides information to clients with estimated pick-up time, fares, cancellation and no show policies and other applicable policies for service.
Schedules demand-response trips and assures drivers have assignments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of communicating and dispatching in a large scale transportation setting. Knowledge and of current technology in office practices and procedures using word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs; ability to maintain clerical records to be used in reference and reporting. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine and to establish priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time management methodology .Ability to operate radio dispatching equipment and telephone, and to communicate accurately, clearly and to problem solve as needed by telephone, radio, and in person in coordinate routes with drivers, human service agencies, medical providers and the general public in a professional manner. Ability to make decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and departmental policies and procedures, to identify problems or situations as they occur and to initiate action for resolution in scheduling and services. Ability to maintain high quality communication and interaction within department, with co workers, and the general public. Ability to adhere to all safety standards established by the County and various regulatory agencies.

Minimum Training/Experience:
Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and generate data and figures, operate a computer, to work extensively with two way radio, mobile and office telephones, and give attention to detail in scheduling riders and transportation drivers for the security and safety of clients served. Graduation from high school with considerable experience in telecommunications, records management and customer service preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirement:
Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s license for substitute driving duty.

Applications Reviewed on:
September 26, 2014

An Application Form (PD-107) and resume must be submitted to:

Regina Sams, Director
Madison County Dept. of Community Services
462 Long Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753

Position #: 213-40-2110

WORKING TITLE: Foster Care Worker


HIRE RATE: $35,462

CLOSING DATE: Friday, OCTOBER 17nd, 2014 AT 5:00 P.M.

Does a Social Work position that is professionally challenging, offers free training and a benefits package, and affords you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and families appeal to you? The Madison County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a Foster Care Social Worker in the Children's Services Unit.

Worker provides the more difficult casework for children in the Department's legal custody who are dependent, neglected, abused, undisciplined or delinquent, to arrange foster home placements. The worker develops and implements case plans focused on permanent goals for the children; serves as witness at court hearings; prepares case for juvenile court; ability to provide in-depth assessment of family dynamics and needs. Worker works in Disaster Shelter during disaster. Perform other duties as assigned.

Masters degree from an accredited school of social work; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience; or a four year degree in a human services field and two years of social work or a four year degree and three years experience.

Each applicant who is tendered an offer for employment for any position with Madison County Department of Social Services shall be tested for the use of the drugs specified in the Agency Policy. Refusal to submit to testing shall be a basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer. Valid NC Driver’s License and own transportation required. Criminal Record Check Required.

Applicants will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited or considered by this Office. Therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. Applicants will not automatically be given credit based on their position title.

An Application Form (PD-107) and resume must be submitted to:

Connie M. Harris, MPA Director
Madison County DSS
P.O. Box 219
Marshall, NC 28753

Madison County is a drug-free workplace. Positions require pre-employment drug testing. Madison County will employ only those individuals who are US citizens or legal aliens authorized to work in the US. Madison County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, religion, age or disability.


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