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SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse II ( Sign-On & Retention Bonus ) in Laurens County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Whitten Center, located in Clinton, SC is a residential facility of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The center serves residents of all ages with developmental disabilities.

Daily visits with consumers, which includes assessing health status, keeping Medical Providers informed of same, documenting all pertinent data. Administers/documents all medication and treatments and observes/records response, is aware of side effects and reports any reactions to Medical Providers. Performs nursing procedures and treatments as ordered by medical providers. Maintains documentation as needed. Serves as a health care resource person. Provides instruction to other staff and to consumers. Monitors nutrition, personal hygiene and infection control measures.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing and related experience. Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the SC Board of Nursing. Must possess a valid SC Driver's License.

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) 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.* Please reach out to Human Resources at 864-938-3145 for details.*

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 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 employer or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Laurens County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 106684

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: EA15

Position Number: 99999999

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $41,500.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $47,734.00

Opening Date: 10/20/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: On-line applications required. You must include ALL current and previous work history and education. We emphasize that a resume will NOT be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications of the position; it will be passed over and not referred to hiring managers. Supplemental questions (if applicable) are considered part of your official application. You will be asked to provide a transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver's license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be notified of job filled status

Normal Work Schedule (Other): 1st shift: 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2nd shift: 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 3rd shift: 10:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. (days rotate--includes weekends)

Agency: State of South Carolina DDSN-Whitten Regional Center

Address: 28373 Highway 76 East P. O. Box 239 Clinton, South Carolina, 29325

Phone: 864-833-2733

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