Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Organization: SC Department of Corrections-Leath Correctional Institution

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: STATE SALARY RANGE: $34,377.00 Annually AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: 34,377.00 AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MAX: 34,377.00


State of South Carolina minimum requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing. (Or an acceptable equivalency as approved by the Division of State Human Resources).

SCDC Minimum Requirements:
Must be licensed by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or qualifying compact state.


Job Description:

Responsible to the Registered Nurse for nursing care provided in a designated correctional clinic or specialized area in compliance with medical plans, policies, and orders for patient care and treatment.

Conduct health screenings during sick call using approved standing orders or making appropriate MD referrals.

Administer and document medication as ordered by the physician in the correctional setting.

Document all health care rendered on the medical records.

Assist Physician as needed.

Transcribe all MD orders from medical records.

Transfer medical records with appropriate documentation and medication at time of inmate transfer.

Perform clinical  treatments  & procedures using universal precautions.

Maintain 40 hours of in-service education per year  to include all mandatory  in-services and CPR certification.

Provide emergency treatment to inmates and employees.

Participate in employee health issues as directed, i.e. TB screening, Hepatitis B injections, flu injections, and post exposure assessment.

Collaborate with other correctional  professionals to assure social, psychological, and security needs of the inmate 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.

Collect and process lab specimens for transport to laboratory.

Participates in  inmate health education.

Other duties as assigned

Assigned shift as needed. 37.5 hour work week.
Contact Name:
Angelee T. Williams
Contact Phone Number: 803-896-1004
Application Process:
Application Procedures:

You must apply online via the South Carolina Department of Corrections careers page to be considered a candidate for this position.

Employer Address:

2809 Airport Rd.
Greenwood, SC 29649
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.