SC Department of Public Safety Licensed Practical Nurse-WIC/IMM-Summerville in Dorchester County, South Carolina

Provides WIC certification and nutrition education to WIC clients. Performs anthropometric measurements, collects dietary data and provides nutrition education to WIC clients during the certification process. Collects laboratory specimens, performs lab testing and conducts screening procedures such as Hct/Hgb., blood pressure, etc. according to established standards. Administers vaccines and medications according to agency policy and as stipulated within the Nurse Practice Act. Reviews immunization status, administers age appropriate vaccines per standing orders; completes South Carolina Certificate of Immunization appropriately. Discuss significant findings or observations regarding individuals with the registered nurse and documents accordingly. Provides individual and group patient education based on identified patient needs in clinic or community settings under an established care plan. Documents care provided in accordance with agency policies/procedures. Within established guidelines, obtains patient data through observation and interviews/history; provides nursing care per established plan of care and/or policies/procedures. Participates in agency required training and continuing education. Provides other related duties as assigned. Participates in a declared emergency or disaster response as outlined in the DHEC Emergency Plans. During such times, incumbent should regard him/herself as being on 24-hour call and subject to duty when such events occur and/or are anticipated to occur. Minimum and Additional Requirements: Positions in this classification require licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing.? Current driver's license or ability to obtain reliable transportation. May be required to use personal vehicle. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and stand for long periods of time. Institutions of higher learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. *NOTE: *A copy (official or unofficial) of your transcript(s) must be uploaded as an attachment with your application for interview consideration. If offered a position, an OFFICIAL COPY of transcript(s) is (are) required prior to hiring. Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years' experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse-WIC/IMM-Summerville

Agency: Department of Health & Environmental Control-PH Region-Low Country

Opening Date: Tue. 10/18/16

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/03/16 5:00 PM Eastern Time

State Salary Range: $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 annually

Agency Hiring Range: Min: $26,988.00 Max:$31,988.00

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Location: Dorchester County, South Carolina

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)