South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 61006648/138695
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In support of our mission to improve the quality of life for South Carolinians by promoting the health of the public. SCDHEC of Spartanburg County is hiring a registered nurse (BSN) Supervisor. As a member of the immunization and family planning team, you’ll help provide counseling, contraceptives and vaccines.
You’ll also enjoy regular hours, state benefits, a comprehensive vacation and state holiday package, and the legacy of empowering generations to come.
Supervision and Management:
Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, acts as a role model for DHEC’s Core Values. Maintains excellent communication and professionalism with superiors, peers, and subordinates. Responsible for supervision of staff members and daily clinic management of Spartanburg County.
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:
Provides direct client services across multiple programs including Preventive Health and Immunizations for Spartanburg County.
Utilizes the nursing process to provide culturally competent 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/procedure. 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. Promotes quality customer service and maintains strict confidentiality.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
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.
Agency Additional Requirements: A valid driver's license. Able to travel up to four (4) hours in duration and travel distances up to 400 miles round trip. Overnight travel may be required.
IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS: All new employees who are healthcare providers with job-specific exposure risk are required to provide documentation of immunity or be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella, and Hepatitis B prior to beginning employment.
Our Public Health Workforce Protection Policy requires healthcare staff with job-specific exposure risk to be fully vaccinated or alternatively, tested for COVID-19 on a weekly basis.
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 may require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring. Institutions of higher learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
One (1) year of supervisory nursing experience
EEO: SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Applicants needing an accommodation for medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief may submit a request for an accommodation. A reasonable accommodation may be granted if it doesn't impose an undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.
DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver’s license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes: • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, & Children • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year • 15 days sick leave per year • 13 paid holidays • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs
About South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
DHEC is charged with promoting and protecting the health of the public and the environment in South Carolina. With more than 3,580 employees working in approximately 100 locations across the state, our vision is healthy people living in healthy communities. This vision is supported by the agency’s four divisions:
Environmental Affairs issues and enforces environmental permits and operates the state’s ocean and coastal resource management program.
Healthcare Quality oversees the licensing and certification of healthcare facilities, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers, and drug control enforcement.
Public Health operates the agency’s public health and state laboratory functions, including 72 local health departments.
Operations provides strategic planning, project management, information technology, communications, legal services, human resources, and facility support.