Licensed Practical Nurse II

July 8, 2023

$3,000.00 Sign-On Bonus Available!

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 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.

The salary range for this position is $52,000 to $57,396 and will be based on verified work-related nursing experience as indicated on the candidate’s application. This position is eligible for up to $3.75/hour shift differential for applicable shifts! Sign-on bonus for eligible candidates will be distributed after one, six, and twelve months of successful continuous Full-Time employment.

The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

15 days annual (vacation) leave accrual per year

15 days sick leave per year

13 paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance

State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

Online applications must be submitted at You must include ALL current and previous work history and education.