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SC Department of Public Safety ****Registered Nurse II/Float Pool RN in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

This position is located and worked within the Division of Inpatient Services to include: G. Werber Bryan, Morris Village, W.S. Hall, C.M.Tucker Nursing Care Center.

Supplemental location pay applies to C.M. Tucker Jr Nursing Care Center & Bryan Psychiatric Hospital facilities. Must meet direct-care qualifications.

*Seeking Full-Time, flexible candidates willing to work across (float) the Department of Mental Health Inpatient Services Campuses, working 12 hour shifts. *

Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager III, you will provide direct patient care and assist in planning, coordinating, assigning and evaluating nursing care in a designated area/ lodge. Assist in establishing and maintaining standards of care and performance. You will actively participate in interdisciplinary lodge-based performance improvement teams. Assists in coordinating an effective quality control monitoring system., including but not limited to, performance improvement activities and important aspects of patient care (high risk, high volume and problem prone).

Responsible for transcribing physician's orders accurately, safely administering medication and treatment and documenting patients response.

Actively participates with members of the treatment team in formulating the patient's plan of care.

Coordinates orientation, training and education of nursing staff. Effectively uses the Employee Performance Management System (EPMS) and progressive disciplinary policy and standard.

You will establish, implement and maintain patient care groups. Perform basic patient education to include safe and effective use of medication, equipment and rehabilitation techniques. Establish and maintain a safe, clean and therapeutic environment with consideration of age, culture and privacy.

There are 12 positions.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

_State Requirement: _ Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and related nursing experience. Must be licensed by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing (LLR) as a RN.

Facility Requirement: An associate's degree in nursing, and six (6) month's work experience or one (1) year work experience as a LPN. Must be licensed by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing (LLR) as a RN.

Note: If any Agency/Facility requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications.

Additional Comments

Physical Qualifications: Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds; ability to stand, walk, reach, pull, push, stoop, bend and climb at least two (2) or three (3) flights of stairs. Ability to tolerate noise level and circulate in patient areas for long periods. Must be able to work with repetitive unusual patient behaviors.

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded.

Salary: $49,594.00 - $91,755.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 101493

Closing: 12/30/2020 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: EA30

Position Number: 00000000

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Normal work schedule will be discussed during the the interview.

Pay Band: Band 7

Opening Date: 03/20/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at www.careers.sc.gov. Follow the status of your application on-line.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-Inpatient Services-Psychiatric Hospitals/Programs and Nursing Homes

Address: 220 Faison Drive Columbia, South Carolina, 29203

Phone: 803-935-6030

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