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.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
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.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 95963
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