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SC Department of Public Safety LPN/Med Tech in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

  1. Completes Patients Assistance Program applications and documentation for Center clients. Includes coordination with prescribers, completion and filing of all relevant documentation, communication with pharmaceutical companies, coordination with Center clinicians and clinical support staff.

  2. Performs all activities necessary to establish and maintain accurate, comprehensive storage, handling, and control of all PAP medications. Includes receipt, unpacking, labeling, logging, tracking, inventorying of PAP medications.

  3. Under direction of Center prescribers, performs prior authorization process(es) for client prescriptions. Includes review of SCRIPTS system as directed/indicated.

  4. Performs assigned nursing duties within scope of practice for LPN in SCDMH CECMHC; Adheres to Center, DMH and State Corporate Compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

  5. Documents information in client medical records in accordance with CECMHC, SCDMH standards/policies/procedures.

  6. Other duties as assigned.

**_SCDMH is a drug-free workplace and all candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.


Minimum and Additional Requirements

State: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Licensure as an LPN by the SC Board of Nursing

DMH: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Licensure as an LPN by the SC Board of Nursing

Preferred Qualifications

What knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed by an employee upon entry on this job including any special certification or license? Knowledge of practical nursing procedures. Knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene, basic health and safety practices. Knowledge of the human anatomy. Ability to make accurate technical and physical observations of patients. Ability to accurately record observations. Describe the guidelines and supervision an employee receives to do this job, including the employee's independence and discretion. Annual evaluations will be written and in-service training will be provided as approved by supervisor. Employee will receive supervision and training in the community mental health settings as needed. Consultation by mental health professional and psychiatric staff will be available. Indicate additional comments regarding this position (e.g., work environment, physical requirements, over night travel.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for this position.**

Coastal Empire CMHC is an approved site for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), which offers student loan repayment of up to $30,000.00 to employees of NHSC - approved sites. You must be a US Citizen, you must be licensed to practice independently in the state where you are hired, and you must have unpaid government or commercial school loans. There is a two year service commitment required as well. Confirmation of qualifying for this loan repayment program is the responsibility of every applicant - we cannot guarantee your qualification.

Salary: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Beaufort County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 108858

Closing: 3/31/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: EA10

Position Number: TBD

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $27,527.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $39,229.00

Opening Date: 01/11/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at Follow the status of your application on-line

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-MHC Coastal Empire

Address: 1050 Ribaut Road Beaufort, South Carolina, 29902

Phone: 843-524-8899