Registered 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.

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 the health care coordination of assigned units with responsibilities outlined in the Health Care Guidelines.

Assists 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.

The salary range for this position is $77,500 to $85,543 and will be based on verified work-related nursing experience as indicated on the candidate’s application. This position is eligible for up to $6.25/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.