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

Wages/Salary: $36.00 hourly Shift Differential Hourly Rates: Friday 2nd and 3rd shift = $1.25, Saturday - Sunday 1st Shift = $5.00 Saturday - Sunday 2nd and 3rd shift = $6.25


Licensed Registered Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing with at least one year of nursing experience.

Must be knowledgeable of the principles, practices, and techniques of current nursing practice. Have a good understanding of the nursing process and possess the ability to apply the nursing process in a clinical setting. Be an effective communicator with the ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others. Have a good understanding of nursing/medical terminology and current regulatory standards/practices. Be able to respond to medical emergencies within nursing scope of practice. Be current in CPR and possess a current South Carolina Registered Nurse License.

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 nursing care to individuals in designated units with responsibility for maintaining the nursing needs. Responsibility for maintaining acute medical issues for the campus in absence of the Nurse Manager. Management of medications and procedures according to pharmacy and nursing procedure guidelines. Actively document and participate in the rehabilitation programs of individuals. Functions as health care coordinator of assigned units with responsibilities as outlined in the Health Care Guidelines. 

Assist in planning for and providing nursing care with responsibility for the assessment of nursing needs and initiation of nursing intervention according to all licensing and certification requirement.

Provides supervision and development of subordinate staff to ensure quality activity, care, and treatment for all individuals.

Assess needs of individuals, identifying obvious symptoms of physical or emotional illness formulates and complements a plan of care and evaluates outcomes. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team on integration of the nursing care plan in the ISP.

Performs clinical skills in a component manner to include a clean and safe environment. Providing training and acting as a resource for all other disciplines.

Performs and Participates in outcome actives as otherwise assigned by the supervisor.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
12 hour shifts
Contact Name:
Alecia Carpenter - Human Resourses
Contact Phone Number: 864-938-3643
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:

28372 Highway 76 East
Clinton, SC 29649
United States

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