PRLog - Sep. 2, 2014 - GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Providence Home Care of SC, a Greenville-based healthcare services provider, is expanding its Greenville County presence due to increased demand for in-home and in-facility care. The company’s $2.9 million investment in its corporate headquarters is expected to create 167 new jobs over the next decade.
Providence Home Care expands in SC
Providence Home Care of SC provides skilled nursing and personal care and transportation services to Medicare and Medicaid recipients in the state of South Carolina. The company is expanding its mission statewide to include skilled nursing to clients in the private sector, and the company will soon be certified to provide additional behavioral healthcare services to Medicare and Medicaid clients. Providence also intends to add medication management and medical supply sales to its offerings.
“Providence Home Care of SC would like to express our sincere gratitude to Governor Nikki Haley and the South Carolina team, which have helped our company continue to grow and succeed,” noted Johnathan Sumter, president of Providence Home Care of South Carolina. He also acknowledged the key support of the City of Mauldin and the Greenville Area Development Corporation for making the announcement possible.
Providence Home Care is located at Millport Circle in Greenville, with a current staff of around 28 administrative, sales and healthcare professionals. The new positions will be located in the Greenville headquarters.
“We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate yet another expansion as Providence Home Care of SC invests an additional $2.9 million and creates 167 new jobs in the Upstate,” said South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. “This expansion demonstrates once again that South Carolina continues to be a place where businesses can not only grow and find success year after year.”
“We are continuing to see diversity in our economy, with manufacturing, service industry and innovative companies locating and growing in our state. The future of South Carolina’s economy is bright and we are excited for what lies ahead,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.
“This decision by Providence Home Care to expand its operations and headquarters here in Greenville County validates this region's focus on providing a robust and vibrant business climate, world-class healthcare services, and a superb quality of life that attracts and appeals to both individuals and companies,” said Richard (Dick) Wilkerson, Chairman of the Greenville Area Development Corporation Board of Directors. “We salute their job creation and economic investment in this community."
Persons interested in working for the company are encouraged to visit Providence Home Care of SC’s careers page on its website for information on current openings and how to apply. Positions to be filled vary.
The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a non-profit organization established by Greenville County Council to promote and enhance the economic growth and development of Greenville County, SC. Since its founding in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of more than 17,500 new jobs and more than $3 billion in capital investment in Greenville County, SC.