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SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse Part Time (LPN) Richland, (Columbia) in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities Part Time LPN * Conduct health screenings during sick call using approved standing orders or making appropriate MD referrals. * Administers and documents medication as ordered by the physician in the correctional setting. * Documents all health care rendered on medical records accurately and legibly and maintains confidentiality. * Assist physician as needed. * Transcribes all MD orders from medical records accurately and legibly. * Transfer medical records with appropriate documentation and medication at time of inmate transfer while maintaining confidentiality. * Competently performs clinical treatment/procedures using universal precautions in all areas of practice. * Maintains 40-hours of inservice education per year to include all mandatory inservice and CPR certification. * Provide emergency treatment to inmates and employees. * Participates in employee health issues as directed, i.e. TB screening, Hepatitis B injections, flu injections and post exposure assessment. * Collaborates with other correctional professionals to assure social, psychological and security needs of the inmates are met. * Assist in planning and coordination of nursing services required to meet the total health care needs of the patients in a 24 hour/7-day week medical clinic. * Schedule and coordinate appointments or admissions to appropriate physicians or facility. Complete accurately and legibly proper consultation forms. * Collect and process lab specimens with proper forms for transport to appropriate laboratory. * Participates in inmate health education. * Performs clerical duties as directed, i.e., maintaining medical records, filing of medical * Information and Orders to Report (OTR), etc. * Review all medical records of inmates received. * Participates in chronic disease clinics. * Keep abreast of policy/procedural changes and facilitates implementation. * Participates in discharge/release planning by outlining health care needs. Provides * instructions relevant to health care needs (medication, treatments, available community services). * Order, store all medical, lab supplies and medications. * Provides oral/written orientation of health services to inmates assigned to institutions. * Coordinates inmate dietary requirements with the dietary department. * Participates in SCDC Quality Assurance Programs. * Participates in orientation of clinic health care workers. Questions regarding the application process, this job posting or any other postings with the SCDC should be directed to: Recruiting and Employment Services (803) 896-1649 * Minimum and Additional Requirements *State of South Carolina minimum requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing SCDC Minimum Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Must be licensed by the state of South Carolina Board of Nursing or qualifying compact state. Additional Comments Filling Multiple Positions The South Carolina Department of Corrections is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to be determined if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. Salary: $22.00 Hourly Location: Richland County, SC Job Type: FTE - Part-Time Job Number: 2001 Class Code: EA20 Position Number: 2001 Normal Work Schedule: Other Normal Work Schedule (Other): 28 hour per week position. work schedule will vary Pay Band: Band 4 Opening Date: 11/13/2020 EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply for this position online at to be considered a candidate for this position. Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions. Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Corrections Address: 4444 Broad River Road Columbia, South Carolina, 29210 Phone: 803-896-1649