SC Department of Public Safety Registered Nurse II-SLV-Hourly-Multiple Positions-Headquarter's Negotiable-Lowcountry in Charleston County, South Carolina


This is an hourly position. The number of hours will depend upon the demand of the clinic. This position would be part of a team (nursing and administrative support) to provide vaccinations for school located clinics. Must be willing to travel throughout the Lowcountry Region. Counties are Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Allendale, Bamberg, Orangeburg & Calhoun.

Team leader for seasonal influenza immunization services to students in Lowcountry Region School Districts. Responsible for managing all staff and functions at clinic site and will report to program coordinator on a daily basis. Responsible for clinic scheduling, packing, transporting and inventorying vaccine to/from clinic site according to DHEC policy and procedure. Prepares and establishes site/station for vaccine administration; arranges for an adequate supply of vaccine at site; assures 'cold chain' is maintained. Quickly reviews the vaccine's history and pertinent health history for completeness. Assures appropriate and adequate documentation on all required forms and fields on each form. Administers vaccine to eligible recipients according to standing orders; observes for immediate reactions/complications; informs vaccine of potential side effects and what to do in the event of adverse reactions; responds appropriately in emergency situations. Documents on patient record per DHEC protocol. Store and inventory immunizations as appropriate following program guidelines and procedures. Dismantles stations; repacks remaining supplies conveniently for next clinic; assists with site cleanup and ordering of new supplies. Submits all paperwork to appropriate person. Complete PCAS, travel and time sheets at appropriate intervals during the year. Participates in required trainings, scheduled meetings and debriefings. Other duties as assigned by program coordinator and/or program manager. Minimum and Additional Requirements: A BSN degree from an accredited university, current South Carolina Nursing License Required. 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: One year of public health nursing experience preferred. Applicants with experience providing immunizations/vaccines to persons age 19 and under preferred. Must have the ability to plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and to deal courteously and effectively with the public. A thorough knowledge of general nursing practices is required. The ability to do individual health teaching and counseling is also required. Must possess a valid driver's license and use of personal vehicle. The ability to use community resources in providing health care, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships is also required. Must become CPR certified within first six months, and then as required. Employee must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds. employee may be required to work week day, evening and/or weekend clinics and to participate in community outreach activities. Employee maybe expected to participate in an emergency or major disaster to expedite services to the public as outlined in the DHEC/District/County plans. During such times, the incumbent should regard himself/herself as being on 24-hour call and subject to duty when such events occur or are anticipated to occur. Regional travel required. Additional Comments:


Job Title: Registered Nurse II-SLV-Hourly-Multiple Positions-Headquarter's Negotiable-Lowcountry

Agency: DHEC-PH Region-Low Country

Opening Date: Thu. 08/10/17

Closing Date/Time: Tue. 08/29/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

State Salary Range: Depends on Qualifications

Agency Hiring Range: Min: $26.00 Max:$28.00

Job Type: Temporary - Part-Time

Location: Charleston County, South Carolina

Normal Work Schedule: Variable