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SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse II-61007970/108494 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities Careers at DHEC:_ Work that makes a difference!_ Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing Service This position is located in the Bureau of Healthcare Quality. THIS POSITION IS A REPOST! Responsible for complaint and accident/incident intake and closure; manages the distribution of complaints to the state and federal programs. Reviews plans of correction (POCs) and follows up with facilities that did not submit adequate POCs. Prepares Department correspondence to facilities, reviews Reports of Visit for accuracy and completeness. Conducts inspections/surveys/investigations of healthcare facilities, service providers, and/or applicants. Evaluates the activities to determine the degree to which standards are carried out effectively. Identifies all conditions that do not meet standards. Advises personnel administering activities and services to develop a plan of correction to remedy deficiencies, prevent their reoccurrence, and improve overall quality control and compliance with standards. Completes written reports of deficiencies and submits all reports of findings and required documentation in a timely manner. Ensures that all files pertaining to a survey are secured. Meets deadlines on written correspondence, documentation, and data entry. Abides by stringent rules regarding the completion of agency forms and practices pertaining to travel, reimbursement, training, and the use of state and/or federal resources. Serves as team leader to a survey team when requested and/or on a rotating basis. Conducts pre-survey/inspection/investigation team meetings, reviews of survey findings, entrance and exit interviews, travel arrangements, and directions to survey team when serving as team leader. Represents team as the spokesperson or liaison for surveys when needed. Performs other duties when asked, including but not limited to: Attending local and regional meetings with DHEC staff and external organizations as needed, assists with training of staff, participates in hearings and trials, participates in disaster preparedness tasks as outlined in the DHEC plan during hazardous weather or state of emergency, and reporting to duty and/or being on call on a 24-hour basis when a disaster event occurs. Must be knowledgeable of all applicable regulations, and policies and procedures. Minimum and Additional Requirements State Minimum Requirements: Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing and related experience. Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Agency Additional Requirements: A valid SC driver's license. Able to travel up to four(4) hours in duration and travel distances up to 400 miles round trip. Able to work varying hours between 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Overnight travel may be required. 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 Diploma in practical nursing and at least two(2) years' experience as a licensed practical nurse and currently licensed in SC or compact state. 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: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually Location: Richland County, SC Job Type: FTE - Full-Time Job Number: 108494/61007970 Closing: 4/24/2021 11:59 PM Eastern Class Code: EA15 Position Number: 61007970 Normal Work Schedule: Other Normal Work Schedule (Other): Monday - Friday (7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.) Pay Band: Band 5 Hiring Range - Min.: $33,494.00 Hiring Range - Max.: $42,500.00 Opening Date: 08/02/2019 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. Agency: State of South Carolina DHEC-Healthcare Quality Address: 2600 Bull St Columbia, South Carolina, 29201 Phone: 803-898-1141