Licensed Practical Nurse
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: January 31, 2020
Organization: SC Department of Corrections-Leath Correctional Institution
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.
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
You must apply online via the South Carolina Department of Corrections careers page www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc./scdc to be considered a candidate for this position.
2809 Airport Rd.
Greenwood, SC 29649
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