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Careers at DHEC: Work that makes a difference! Pursuing Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Promoting Teamwork, and Embracing

Service Supervision and Management: Acts as a role model for DHEC’s Core Values. Maintains excellent communication and professionalism with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Responsible for supervision of 4-6 staff members, takes an active role in the hiring process and assuring thorough orientation of new staff. Monitors clinic flow and staff utilization. Works consistently with staff and peers to identify opportunities for continuous improvement. Holds regular staff meetings with team and individual staff members. Performs quality assurance activities, program audits, and implementation of corrective action plans, as required by Preventive Health, Immunization and/or Laboratory program and agency policy. Assesses employee performance through direct and indirect observations and completes evaluation tools, per agency policy. Assures accurate and timely completion of staff PCAS, SCEIS, and travel reports. Maintain and monitor customer satisfaction as well as problem solving customer concerns. Conducts outreach activities.
Direct Client Care: Utilizes the nursing process to provide direct care services to individuals in public health settings as assigned, which includes: Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation. Adheres to standing order and agency policy. Maintains appropriate agency and patient records. Makes appropriate community referrals. Provides appropriate counseling and patient education based on identified patient needs( i.e. counsel the patient and offer emergency contraception (EC)). Completes follow up per guidelines. Attend all required trainings and maintains competency per program policy. Serves as the onsite employee health nurse.

State Minimum Requirements: Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Some positions require a valid driver's license. Also, some positions require certification in Basic Life Support and/or Basic/Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Agency Additional Requirements: A Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State Board of Nursing for South Carolina or a compact state. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.