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SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse II-61008659/106408 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

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This position is located with the Bureau of Healthcare Qualilty.


Assists with surveys of hospital perinatal related services and birthing centers. Reviews required documentation submitted by the licensed midwives and midwife apprentices. Assists with coordinating activities associated with the Midwife Advisory Council. Assists with inspections and investigations of facilities/activities/services licensed by the Division of Healthcare Quality (HQ) as necessary. Provides advice, assistance and consultation as an expert/resource person for HQ with regards to perinatal, midwifery and birthing center services, and review of exception requests.

Participates with members of other program areas in inspections or assists in decisions such as recommendations for penalties or exception requests. Assists in training, participates in consultations and compliance assistance meetings, and assists with quality improvement in inspections/investigations when deemed appropriate. Performs other duties as necessary, including but not limited to: participates in preparing for hearings and trials; presents evidence in hearings and trials; participates in disaster preparedness and response, and is designated an essential employee, subject to duty and/or call on a 24-hour basis during an emergency.

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: 106408/61008659

Closing: 3/10/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: EA15

Position Number: 61008659

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: 09/18/2018

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