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SC Department of Public Safety REGISTERED NURSE II-PH (Lexington)***REPOST*** in Lexington 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 to assess the health of clients including: obtaining an appropriate history and risk assessment per program policy, performing physical exams on males and females per program policy, obtaining appropriate stat lab, including pregnancy test and referred lab per program policy, maintains confidentiality and documents care/services per agency policies/procedures. Provision of risk-based education to include STDs/STIs, Reproductive health planning, Methods of birth control benefits. Refer as indicated for abnormal findings, mental health, tobacco cessation, substance abuse, etc. and maintains confidentiality and documents care/services per agency policies/procedures. 2. Provides follow-up per program guidelines to include; teen follow-up, abnormal Pap Smear follow-up, positive laboratory test follow-up, referral follow-up, maintains confidentiality and documents care/services per agency policies/procedures. 3. Participate in Emergency Preparedness and Response. 4. Maintains professional accountability as a licensed nurse. 5. Will use available data and information collected from community partners to respond to community health priorities. 6. Other Duties as Assigned. Under general supervision, provides culturally competent nursing care for individuals, families, and the community. Provides nursing care for Preventive Health clients per agency policies/procedures, standing medical orders, and patient specific medical orders. Promotes quality customer service and maintains strict confidentiality. 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. Also, some positions require certification in Basic Life Support and/or Basic/Advanced Cardiac 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: *A Bachelor of Science in Nursing and current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State Board of Nursing for South Carolina or a compact state. Preferred Requirement: One (1) year of nursing experience. 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. Preferred Qualifications PreferredRequirement: One (1) year of nursing experience. 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: $49,594.00 - $91,755.00 Annually Location: Lexington County, SC Job Type: FTE - Full-Time Job Number: 109164/61007331 Closing: 4/27/2021 11:59 PM Eastern Residency Requirement: No Class Code: EA30 Position Number: 61007331 Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00) Pay Band: Band 7 Hiring Range - Min.: $49,594.00 Hiring Range - Max.: $53,040.00 Opening Date: 01/21/2021 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-Midlands Address: 2000 Hampton Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29204 Phone: 803-576-2768