Charge Nurse Primary Care

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Logo Posting Number STA00405PO18 Classification Title Registered Nurse II Internal Title Charge Nurse Primary Care Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Health Services Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $53,606 Advertised Salary Range $53,606-$72,000 Based on experience and skills Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Typical work week is Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (9:00 am-6:00 pm). Due to the nature of healthcare and patient load, extended hours (6:00 pm to 7:00 pm) will be required during peak seasons (I.E. October, November, March, April) or earl mornings (7:00 am). Charge nurse may need to fill in on Sundays occasionally Sundays 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Health and Human Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Provide leadership in an outpatient setting in an accredited patient-centered medical home. Provide direction to the nursing staff and certified medical assistants in primary care. Plan, implement and evaluate clinical and administrative processes. Update policies and procedures and lead quality improvement initiatives, ensure continuing clinical education/training of staff and advance electronic health records to enhance patient outcomes. The Charge Nurse will answer and coordinate emergency calls and maintain clinic operations by coordinating services with other departments.
The Charge Nurse will supervise personnel such as registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified medical assistants. Supervisory duties include performance reviews, staff scheduling, and collaborative outreach with campus partners. Provide care under nurse directed protocols. Assists physicians and other providers in examinations, treatments and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 2 years experience, or bachelor's degree in nursing from accredited school of nursing and 4 years experience or diploma from accredited school of nursing and 5 years experience. Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Eligible for South Carolina nursing license as a registered nurse. CPR and ACLS certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working within a patient-centered medical home. At least 2 years of experience in a nursing leadership role with advancing responsibilities. Comfortable working in electronic medical records. Excellent communication skill, both written and verbal. Works well in a care-team environment with multiple professionals. Ability to multitask. Experience in addressing health and mental health concerns of the adolescent population. Individual must be enthusiastic and energetic and be able to provide nursing care in a busy ambulatory care setting.


Knowledge of the principles, practices, theories and techniques of nursing and nursing supervision, current trends in continuing quality improvement. Knowledge of planning and budgeting methods. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to plan, organize, supervise, direct and evaluate the work of other employees. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 06/04/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 04/03/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree and 2 years experience, or a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing and 4 years experience; or a diploma from an accredited school of Nursing and 5 years experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you licensed as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any previous supervisory experience? If yes, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Have you ever been disciplined or discharged from a position related to HIPAA regulation?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/4/2018
    Application Due: 4/28/2018
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