Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 23, 2020

Organization: DDSN-Whitten Regional Center

Location: Laurens

City: Clinton

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $34,151.00


Minimum and Additional Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree and two years experience in residential care, or an Associate's Degree and two years experience, or a High School Diploma and four years experience. Must possess a valid SC Driver's License. 

Preferred Qualifications

Strong knowledge of Whitten Center policies and DDSN Directives. Certified in ICF regulations, Therapeutic Options, CPR, Standard First Aid, and Defensive Driving.

Job Description:

Ensures the health, safety, accountability and developmental needs of the consumers at Whitten Center through adherence to the ICF regulations, DDSN directives and facility policies. Makes decisions routinely every shift to maintain the normal operations of Whitten Center, notifying the Facility Administrator/designee as needed/appropriate according to ICF regulations, DDSN directives and facility policies. Acts as the Chief Administrator of Whitten Center in the absence of the Facility Administrator or designee.

  1.  At the beginning of each shift, obtains coverage levels from all residential units with assistance from the switchboard operator and moves staff as needed between units to ensure adequate staffing with available resources. Works with residential management to perform this duty. Monitors coverage levels throughout each shift to ensure adequate staffing is maintained.
  2. Monitors all units & program areas throughout each shift to ensure adherence to DDSN directives, ICF regulations and facility policies. Provides on the spot correction for noted deficiencies. Assists staff as needed with programmatic issues, especially consumer behavioral issues, in accordance with the consumer's BSP. Conducts routine fire drills and emergency medical drills on units in program areas.
  3. Completes daily log of issues arising on each shift, documenting important events (such as residential staffing levels; residential staff call-ins/OT/holdovers; issues regarding consumer illness and/or behavioral episodes; physical plant issues; etc.) Sends communication to appropriate management staff for follow-up on noted deficiencies.
  4. Notifies Facility Administrator/designee of pertinent issues each shift in accordance with ICF regulations, DDSN directives & facility policies. Obtains documentation from staff as needed regarding critical incidences, ANE reports, and other reports as needed.
  5. Attends periodic meetings with other FOD's, switchboard operators, and executive staff members to facilitate follow up of information, re: facility procedures, events, policies. Attends training as appropriate.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.
2nd shift (2:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.)
Application Process:
On-line applications required. You must include ALL current and previous work history and education. We emphasize that a resume will NOT be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications of the position; it will be passed over and not referred to hiring managers. Supplemental questions (if applicable) are considered part of your official application. You will be asked to provide a transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to criminal records, driver's license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be notified of job filled status.
Employer Address:

28373 US-76
Clinton, SC 29325
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.