Licensed Practical Nurse II

Date Posted: November 15, 2021

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Organization: State of South Carolina DDSN-Whitten Regional Center

Location: Laurens

City: Clinton

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $29.93 hourly ***Shift Differential Hourly Rates: Friday 2nd and 3rd shift = $0.75, Saturday – Sunday 1st shift = $3.00, Saturday – Sunday 2nd and 3rd shift = $3.75

Requirements:

Graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing. Is licensed as a Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing. Must maintain an active Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) license in good standing throughout employment. Possess at least one (1) year of experience as an LPN.

Job Description:

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.
 
This position provides daily nursing care, training, activities and treatment to the people who live at the Regional Centers according to all licensing and Certification requirements, the South Carolina Nursing Practice Act, and South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Policies and Procedures. 
 
Under the supervision of a RN, provides nursing care, treatment, and training of all assigned in accordance with the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act and SCDDSN Policies and Procedures. Administer route oral, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications as well as treatments in accordance with nursing protocol, facility policies, and procedures.
 
Monitors health conditions of the individual and reports findings to medical provider and appropriated staff. Assist physician/practitioner with examinations and treatments as needed.
 
Maintains a safe and sanitary living and working environment.
 
Assures accountability and protection from harm for all individuals are appropriate and thorough documentation.
 
Review Monthly MAR and 90-day recertification orders, completes healthcare Records, AIMS/DISCUS, swallowing and SAOM Evaluations; Assistant with weights and heights as ordered and indicated by policy and procedures; assure proper documentation.
 
Performs and participates in activities as otherwise assigned by the supervisor to include, but not limited, to participation in on-call rotation procedure.

Schedule:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Contact Name:
Alecia Carprenter
Contact Phone Number: 864-938-3643
Program(s):
Application Process:
Online applications must be submitted at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/ddsn. 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 Highway76 East
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.