Program Director

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Classification Title:

Registered Nurse II

Internal Title:

Program Director


School of Medicine Columbia

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School of Medicine Columbia


SOMC Center for Disability Resources

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$67,000 - $70,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

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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.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

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Advertised Job Summary:

To provide overall project management to the Attendant Care Program (ACP) including supervision of nursing and administrative staff. To participate in planning, implementing and evaluating of specialized nursing care areas for training and certification for the ACP with the Center for Disability Resources, (CDR), Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine. Specifically to evaluate and certify clients or responsible parties for self-directed care or responsible party-directed care and to evaluate attendants’ ability to provide safe, client-specific care. To demonstrate commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree in nursing or bachelor’s degree in nursing and 2 years experience; or diploma from accredited school of nursing and 3 years experience. Licensed as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Experience as a registered nurse must be in public health, hospital or long term care and experience in working with persons with disabilities and older adults.
Shall have a PPD tuberculin skin test, unless a previously positive reaction can be documented no more than ninety (90) days prior to employment, and annually thereafter.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS preferred.


Capable of providing individualized training for the client and attendant. Shall meet annual OSHA requirement for bloodborne pathogen training. Capable of supervision and project administration. Required to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations. Familiarity with Access and Excel.

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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 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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 21, 2021

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EEO Statement:

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




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 6/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time