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SC Department of Public Safety Nurse Family Partnership Registered Nurse II (Richland) in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

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This position is located at the Richland County Health Department

Nurse Home Visitor for first time mothers enrolled in the Nurse-Family Partnership program

Nursing Process and Direct Client Care

  • Utilizes the Nursing Process to develop, coordinate, imp1ement and revise culturally competent nursing care plans with clients, families, communities and health care providers.

  • Develop plans of care that reflect assessment and/or population diagnostic findings and will demonstrate mutually agreed upon measurable, achievable goals. These goals will utilize appropriate resources and will be tailored to meet the client's needs

  • Utilize other team members, other agency programs and providers, and community resources to enable client to achieve setgoals

  • Demonstrates competency as evidenced by direct observations and documentation reviews

  • Maintains a minimum caseload of 25 clients

  • Completes all documentation, client care, paper and electronic documentaion within the mandated time frame and submits all documentation to administrative specialist within 1 business day of completion

  • Consults with team members, supervisor, and other health care providers as needed to ensure client needs are met

  • Promotes all Agency services as applicable to eligible clients

  • Establishes and maintains a working relationship with all providers involved in the client's care for the duration of participation in NFP

  • Report any issues and concerns regarding client to the appropriate provider immediately as they arise Wellness Promotion/Population Health Develop and tailor education plans according to assessment of individual/group/community needs

  • Develops, in conjunction with client, a specific plan of care based on the level of needs, community resources, family involvement and other health care providers involved in the client's care

  • Evaluates outcomes and adjusts goals as needed with input form client and other health care providers

  • Promotes and assists client in receiving other services through DHEC to promote health and well being such as WIC,IMM and PH

  • Shares findings, outcomes, successes and areas needing improvement with team members, community partners and other disciplines involved with the client and program

  • Promotes the importance of health, physical activity, preventive care and good decision making with each client served

  • Promotes value of education, child rearing, financial independence and growth with each client and assists with plans to meet these goals

  • Participates in surveillance, case finding and reporting with internal and external providers. Leadership

  • Exhibits leadership by participating in professional organizations, promotion of the NFP to internal and external providers, continuing education and serving as a role model to clients co-workers and the community

  • Identifies and shares with teammates, opportunities for professional growth to develop and maintain competencies

  • Maintains up to date information on all aspects of NFP, DHEC an the community regarding services available

  • Participates in committees, community partnerships, and promotional activities to promote growth and sustainability of the NFP and DHEC services

  • Seeks opportunities for growth and advancement within the Agency

  • Serves as a mentor/coach to new hires

  • Promotes teamwork and unity within the program and discusses all concerns/issues as they arise with direct supervisor

  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills and cultural competence in all interactions with clients, co-workers and partners

  • Functions as a public health team member in emergency preparedness and response situations in the Region/State as needed CQI

  • Participates in program and peer audits quarterly

  • Adheres to Agency and NPF/PFS policies, standards and regulations

  • Meets required continuing education hours each year

  • Provides input into the development and revisions of policies and procedures based on practice findings

  • Promotes the utilization of all available Agency resources as appropriate to clients served in the NFP program.

  • Completes billing and remits with visit documentation for all eligible clients. Pay for Success Study

  • Recruits and enrolls eligible participants into the Pay for Success Study per study protocol and in keeping with DHEC policy.

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:BSN, Valid Drivers License, Satisfactory Driving Record, Use of Personal Vehicle 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.

Note: Must meet State and Agency Minimum to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Home visiting experience, experience with new mothers and babies

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: $48,622.00 - $89,956.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: Temporary Grant - Full-Time

Job Number: 91445/61075262

Closing: 6/23/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: EA30

Position Number: 61075262

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 7

Hiring Range - Min.: $50,000.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $53,000.00

Opening Date: 06/13/2019

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. Aresume 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 ofan 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-PH Region-Midlands

Address: 2000 Hampton Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29204

Phone: 803-576-2768

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