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SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse II (LPN) - Temporary in Dorchester County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Coastal Center is a residential facility of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The Center serves residents of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Administers medication treatment and immunizations as prescribed to medically fragile consumers. Monitors health conditions and reports health findings to appropriate staff. Participates on individual's IPP Team. Assists with management of resource allocations to individuals and others, trains staff on proper infection control procedures. Give immunizations and PPD test to staff as directed by nursing supervisor. Participates in quality development activities. Checks and orders medical supplies. Attends meetings and completes mandatory annual in-service training.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing and related experience. Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.

Extensive knowledge of practical nursing procedures, sanitation, personal hygiene, basic health and safest practices. Ability to work with dually diagnosed individuals and to assist in interventions to advert potentially dangerous situations.

Additional Comments

SC DDSN provides affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex --including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability._ _

Salary: $16.10 - $29.80 Hourly

Location: Dorchester County, SC

Job Type: Temporary - Part-Time

Job Number: 112181

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: EA15

Position Number: 0000000

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $20.00

Opening Date: 02/17/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: 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 Check 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 employers or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position.

Normal Work Schedule (Other): 1st shift/ 6:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. 2nd shift/ 2:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. 3rd shift/ 10:45 p.m. - 7:15 a.m. Flexible hours based on 25 hours per week.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina DDSN-Coastal Regional Center

Address: 9995 Jamison Rd. Summerville, South Carolina, 29485

Phone: 843-873-5750