Licensed Practical Nurse II-BRRC
Date Posted: April 13, 2021
Deadline: May 5, 2021
Organization: South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
Location: Columbia Area
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Job Type: Full Time
Wages/Salary: AGENCY HIRING RANGE - MIN: $39,183.00
MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Agency Requirements: Licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in South Carolina; graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing, and at least 2 years of related experience in practical nursing.
Special Requirements: Positions in this classification require licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.
Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy on or before the HR processing date.
The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:
- Sign on bonus (based on required approvals)
- Health, dental and life insurances
- 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year
- 15 day sick leave per year
- 13 paid holidays
- State retirement plan and deferred compensation programs
Provides direct nursing care to juveniles receiving services in a secure facility of the Department of Juvenile Justice in accordance with Health Services and Department protocols/standing orders and policies, the SC Nurse Practice Act, and accepted professional nursing standards. Performs duties as Pharmacy Coordinator and department liaison with the contracted pharmacy services, and resolves issues with contracted pharmacy staff. Serves as the department primary contact for electronic prescribing and electronic medication applications with the department's electronic health record (EHR) system. In conjunction with the EHR Coordinator, conducts initial and sustainment training with nursing staff. Identifies and resolves system issues as required. Safely administers and documents medications and treatments as ordered by a physician, dentist, nurse practitioner, or another nurse (when such medications or treatments are written in accordance with approved standing orders or protocols). Utilizes electron health record to document each encounter with a juvenile. Maintains a safe and sanitary environment and follows basic infection control practices. Assists the physician or nurse practitioner when he/she sees patients; participates in developing plans of care as appropriate. Obtains and records vital signs as required. Collects a variety of specimens for ordered laboratory tests. Must be able to respond capably to emergencies. Must be able to work any and all shifts if the need arises. Must be able to work overtime if the need arises. May be required to work in an area other than regular/normal assigned area. Occasionally supervises the activities of SCDJJ temporary or nursing contact agency licensed practical nurses. Performs other related duties as required.
4900 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
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