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SC Department of Public Safety Registered Nurse I (Public/Prev Health/Family Planning/STD/HIV)-Darlington County Health Dept. in Darlington County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities Careers at DHEC:_ Work that makes a difference!_ Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service 1. Utilizes the nursing process, assess the health of clients and develops and revises care plans. Documents care/services per agency policies/procedures. Assures safe and quality health care delivery in the clinical setting implementing efficiency measures to increase access to public health services. Adheres to the Documentation policy and Family Planning/STD/HIV/MCH/Immunization policy. Adheres to Practice standards. 2. Implements care plans by identifying and initiating interventions, to include appropriate specimen collection and laboratory testing; abnormal laboratory follow-up as indicated; education and counseling based on identified needs; administering/dispensing medications/treatments according to standing medical orders or individual patient medical orders and initiating/follow-up on referral when indicated. Involves client in decision making and develops mutual goals. Adheres to agency/program policies to include standing orders, State Nursing Regulations and professional practice and third-party manuals. Complies with applicable laws and regulations. Adheres to public health policy manual to include 2As+R and reporting minors. Adheres to CLIA, Infection Control and OSHA regulations. 3. Promotes wellness through activities directed toward prevention and reduction of risk factors, early detection of disease and control and outcome(s) and plan that incorporates clinical effectiveness, continuity and consistency to meet evidence-based practice standards. Synthesizes empirical evidence to provide health promotion and teaching methods according to policy. 4. Participates in CQI activities. Assesses quality of care provided to patients/families/populations through process/outcomes audits. Attends program and agency required training and meetings. Prepares and submits required reports and other duties as assigned. 5. Performs other duties as assigned. 6. Participates in disaster preparedness as outlined during hazardous weather or declaration of emergency and subject to on call on a 24-hour basis. Minimum and Additional Requirements State Minimum Requirements: *Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Some positions require a valid driver's license and/or certification in Basic Life Support. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. *Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. *Agency Additional Requirements: *Associate degree in Nursing and minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Registered Nurse, two of which must have been in public health. Current license as a Registered Nurse by the State Board of Nursing for South Carolina. All new employees who are healthcare providers will be required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella and Hepatitis B prior to beginning employment. DHEC employees are required to participate in disaster preparedness during hazardous weather or declaration of an emergency. This involves being subject to duty and or call on a 24-hour basis. You must possess a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable transportation. This position may require working early (before 8:30 am), evening (after 5:00 pm) and/or Saturday's. Ability to lift 30 pounds and stand for long periods of time. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring. Additional Comments DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record. SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Salary: $40,759.00 - $75,413.00 Annually Location: Darlington County, SC Job Type: FTE - Full-Time Job Number: 111648/61008280 Closing: 5/28/2021 11:59 PM Eastern Class Code: EA20 Position Number: 61008280 Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00) Pay Band: Band 6 Hiring Range - Min.: $40,759.00 Hiring Range - Max.: $45,759.00 Opening Date: 11/17/2020 EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Agency Specific Application Procedures: If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. 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 the position. The quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date. Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions. Agency: State of South Carolina DHEC-PH Region-Pee Dee Address: 145 E. Cheves Street Florence, South Carolina, 29506-2526 Phone: 843-661-4835