Temporary Licensed Practical Nurse II

Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: March 8, 2021

Organization: South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: $20.65 per hour

Requirements:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

State Requirements: Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing and related experience.

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.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing and prevention of disease and injury. Knowledge and experience with electronic prescribing and electronic medication administration systems preferred. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with all levels of personnel.  Ability to establish priorities and carry out assignments.  Ability to establish the confidence and cooperation of juveniles receiving services. Function under the minimal supervision of a Nurse Administrator/Manager I or II, annually scheduled performance review. Follows department, state and federal guideline, policies and procedures.  Must have and maintain a valid South Carolina driver's license.  Subject to the possibility of physical assault, property destruction and infections.  Must wear personal protective equipment as appropriate to prevent infection. This position performs job duties relating to the custody, control, transportation, or recapture of juveniles within the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile justice, and the employee may have direct and indirect contact with juveniles within the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile justice. Training applicable to these duties will be provided.

Job Description:

To provide direct nursing care to juveniles receiving services at a Department of Juvenile Justice secure facility in accordance with Health Services and Department protocols/standing orders and policies, the SC Nurse Practice Act, and accepted professional nursing standards. 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). Ensures follow through of physician/dentist/nurse practitioner orders to include making necessary appointments and arrangements for off campus consultations, procedures, surgery, etc. Utilizes electronic 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 and 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. Performs other related duties as required.

Schedule:
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm 7:00 am to 7:00 pm (weekends)
Contact Name:
Recruiters Dorley and Price
Contact Phone Number: 803-899-0055; 803-609-1420
Program(s):
Application Process:
Apply online.
Employer Address:

4900 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
United States

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