Job Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the nursing supervisor of the specialty clinic,

  • Performs a variety of professional medical services for inmates within SCDC, ensuring that each patient is properly cared for by the specialty clinic team.
  • Assists with planning and managing patient care according to patient’s needs.
  • Assists in providing direct clinical patient care, within scope of practice, as needed.
  • Assists physicians with performing patient examinations, tests and procedures within clinic setting as needed.
  • Records clear, concise, and accurate information pertaining to health/medical history, vital signs and all treatments performed in the SCDC electronic health records computer data base.
  • Schedules patient appointments in the EHR.
  • Gathers and maintains medical records documentation and filing patient information using the EHR.
  • Performs administrative duties for the specialty clinic as needed.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned and needed.

Questions regarding the application process, this job posting or any other postings with the SCDC should be directed to:

Recruiting and Employment Services

(803) 896-1649


Minimum And Additional Requirements

State of South Carolina minimum requirements:

A high school diploma and or GED and experience as a Nursing Assistant. (Or an acceptable equivalency as approved by the Division of State Human Resources).

SCDC Minimum Requirements

A high school diploma or GED and experience as a nursing assistant. Certification as a Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant. Must successfully complete specialized medication administration training through the SCDC Training Academy within 30 days of hire.

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Corrections is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to be determined if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.