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SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse II (LPN) in Dorchester County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities Coastal Center is a residential facility of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The Center serves residents of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Sign-On Bonus available for this position! Administers medication treatment and immunizations as prescribed to medically fragile consumers. Monitors health conditions and reports health findings to appropriate staff. Participates on individual's IPP Team. Assists with management of resource allocations to individuals and others, and trains staff on proper infection control procedures. Give immunizations and PPD test to staff as directed by nursing supervisor. Participates in quality development activities. Checks and orders medical supplies. Attends meetings and completes mandatory annual in-service training. Minimum and Additional Requirements Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing and related experience. Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Extensive knowledge of practical nursing procedures, sanitation, personal hygiene, basic health and safest practices. Ability to work with dually diagnosed individuals and to assist in interventions to advert potentially dangerous situations. Additional Comments A $3,000.00 bonus will be issued at the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs for Licensed Practical Nurse II (EA15) and Registered Nurse II (EA30) new hires as critical needs in accordance with Section 117.65 of the 2018-2019 Appropriations Act. The bonus will be distributed after one, six and twelve months of successful continuous Full Time employment. TheSouth Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs supports a ReferralIncentive Reward and a Retention Bonus program. You may contact HumanResource for further information._ **SC DDSN provides affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex --including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability. _ Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually Location: Dorchester County, SC Job Type: FTE - Full-Time Job Number: 112180 Closing: Continuous Class Code: EA15 Position Number: 000000000 Normal Work Schedule: Other Pay Band: Band 5 Hiring Range - Min.: $41,500.00 Hiring Range - Max.: $47,734.00 Opening Date: 02/17/2021 EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please see our Agency Specific Application Procedures. You must complete all work history within the application form. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent upon the following: an acceptable review of your past employment history, personal references, other sources including, but not limited to, the criminal background check which will be conducted by SLED and/or the FBI; and receiving clearance from the DSS Child Registry Check that indicates no record of child abuse or neglect. Employment would also be contingent on your passing a pre-employment drug test. DDSN reserves the right to rescind any employment offer in the event our review of your background develops information, including opinions of previous employers or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position. Normal Work Schedule (Other): 1st shift: 6:45 am - 3:15 pm / 2nd shift: 2:45 pm - 11:15 pm / 3rd shift: 10:45 pm - 7:15 am. This position is eligible to earn overtime according to the Fair Labor Standards Act guidelines. Covered nonexempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 per workweek at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay. Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions. Agency: State of South Carolina DDSN-Coastal Regional Center Address: 9995 Jamison Rd. Summerville, South Carolina, 29485 Phone: 843-873-5750