Licensed Practical Nurse I (PRN)

  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sep 20, 2021
Temporary Public Health
  • Salary: $20.96 - $28.69 Hourly USD

Job Description


All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.

This PRN Licensed Practical Nurse position provides general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of sound Nursing Practice to patients in an alcohol, drug rehabilitation center. PRN, seeking every other weekend 7PM - 7AM, or 2-3 evening shifts during the week


Please note - no benefits are associated with PRN positions and continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from services, program and agency earnings.

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2022 or earlier if filled.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Responsible for total nursing care of patients
  • Responsible for patient admissions and discharges (along with patient education)
  • Visit each patient throughout the shift and instruct ancillary staff in the needs of patients
  • Interact with staff, patients, families, and physicians, nurse practitioners to provide optimum care for each patient
  • Note any changes in patient's mental status, physical status, monitor signs and symptoms of withdrawal status during a shift and communicate same to appropriate staff
  • Document all pertinent information in resident's electronic medical record daily and follow up with other staff to insure accuracy of care
  • Respect rights and privacy of each patient while fulfilling responsibilities for their care
  • Administer medications according to established procedures and in a timely manner
  • Encourage patient participation in unit meetings and groups
  • Encourage staff interaction with patients during waking hours
  • Keep Nursing Supervisor informed regarding performance of personnel assigned to the unit
  • Assume a leadership role and demonstrate this role to unit personnel by example
  • Provide direction and supervision for ancillary staff, if necessary
  • Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely, and professional manner
  • Assume all duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

We are seeking an individual who can work Minimum Education/Qualifications: Must be licensed by the state of South Carolina and in good standing with a current active license
  • E xcellent customer service skills
  • A valid SC driver's license
  • BCLS certification in all areas
  • One-year work OR clinical experience in medical/surgical or substance abuse as a Licensed Practical Nurse and experience in electronic medical record charting is preferred, but not mandatory
Closing Date/Time: 1/2/2022 11:59 PM Eastern

Job Address

Charleston, South Carolina United States View Map