Date Posted: October 27, 2022

Deadline: December 8, 2022

Organization: DDSN-Whitten Center

Location: Laurens

City: Clinton

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $31,200.00 Annually


A high school diploma or GED and experience as a nursing assistant. Requires Certification as a Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant.  

Job Description:

Referral Bonuses Available! Please contact your Regional Center Human Resources Department. 
***Shift Differential Hourly Rates: Monday – Friday 2nd and 3rd shift = $0.50, Saturday – Sunday 1st shift = $0.50, Saturday – Sunday 2nd and 3rd shift = $0.50
About Our Agency
The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DDSN) is the state agency that plans, develops, coordinates, and funds services for South Carolinians with the severe, lifelong disabilities of:

  • intellectual disability and related disabilities
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • traumatic brain injury
  • spinal cord injury and similar disability

About Whitten Regional Center
Whitten Regional Center is a residential facility of the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs located in Clinton, SC serving residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Under direct supervision, responsible for providing assistance to the professional staff. Delivers direct care to persons with intellectual disabilities and special needs in an ICF-IID (Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disability) setting, ensuring consumer comfort and safety.  Complies with all written rules and regulations as outlined by SC DDSN policies and procedures.  SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Provides basic consumer care under the direction of nursing staff.  Performs duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens.  May transfer or transport consumers. Ensures safety and care of individuals with disabilities.
 1. Provides physical support to assist consumers to perform daily living activities, such as transfers, eating, drinking, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.  Applies durable medical equipment, such as slings, stockings, or support bandages, under the direction of a nurse or physician. Responsible for turning and repositioning patients.
 2. Reviews consumer's dining plan to ensure the appropriate consistency/diet is served at all meals. Ensures consumers take nutritional supplements.  Measures and records food and liquid intake/output reports changes to medical or nursing staff.  Records vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.  Examines consumers to detect issues requiring medical care, such as wounds, bruises, or blood in the urine.
 3. Reviews information from nurses and/or physicians about the consumer's condition, behavioral support plan(s), or other appropriate activities. Observes and/or examines consumers to detect symptoms that may require medical attention.  Documents or otherwise reports observations of consumer behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
 4. Cleans and sanitizes consumers' rooms, bathrooms, and common areas. Changes bed linens and/or makes beds. Restocks consumer rooms with personal hygiene items, such as towels, washcloths, soap, or toilet paper.  Stocks or issues medical supplies, such as dressing packs or treatment trays. Ensures consumer rooms, closets and dressers are neat and organized.
 5. Stays up to date on CNA training and facility policy and procedure. Performs other duties as assigned.  

1st shift: 6:45 am-3:15 pm 2nd shift: 2:45 pm -11:15 pm 3rd shift: 10:45 pm - 7:15 am Days rotate-includes weekends
Contact Name:
Gwendolyn Harrison
Contact Phone Number: 8649383145
Application Process:
Agency Specific Application Procedures: On-line applications are required. You must include ALL current and previous work history and education. We emphasize that a resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application or reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the minimum qualifications for the position. It will be passed over, and will not be referred to hiring managers. Supplemental questions (when applicable) are considered part of the official application. You will be asked to provide a transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. You will be asked to provide proof of licensure, certification, etc., if selected for a position requiring such. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be notified of job-filled status.
Employer Address:

28373 Highway 76 E
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.