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: $48,000.00 Annually


Graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing and possess related experience. Is licensed as a Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.   

Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus Available: A $3,000.00 bonus will be issued at the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs for Licensed Practical Nurse II (EA15) and Registered Nurse II (EA30) new hires as critical needs in accordance with Section 117.65 of the 2018-2019 Appropriations Act. The bonus will be distributed after one, six and twelve months of successful continuous Full-Time employment.
Referral Bonuses Available! Please contact your Regional Center Human Resources Department. 
***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
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.   

1st shift: 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 2nd shift: 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. 3rd shift: 10:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. (days rotate-includes weekends)
Contact Name:
Gwendolyn Harrison
Contact Phone Number: 8649383145
Application Process:
Online applications must be submitted at 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 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.