Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/10/22
Applications Due: 05/24/22
Vacancy ID: 104554

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleNurse Administrator 1 (Suffolk County)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $91063 to $105476 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Suffolk

Street Address Covering Western Suffolk IRAs and Day Programs

Long Island - Region 6

City Commack


Zip Code11725

Job Specifics


Reachable on the Civil Service List for Nurse Administrator 1 OR currently permanent in a title eligible for a 70.1 transfer per Civil Service Rules and Regulations

You must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:
Either Nurse 2 (including all parenthetics), Community Mental Health Nurse (including all parenthetics), Infection Control Nurse, or Senior Utilization Review Nurse;
Or one year in any Grade 16 or higher position that requires a license and current New York State registration as a Registered Nurse.

Supervise and schedule nursing staff
Provide training to nurses/staff as required
Oversee nursing assessments and medical/nursing follow-up
Supervise and evaluate the provision of nursing care by the LPNs/RNs
Complete Quality Assurance reviews
Attend consumer case conferences as needed
Maintain Infection Control and environmental standards
Act as liaison to consumers’ families, medical consultants, and hospitals
Assure medication administration certification of direct care staff AMAPS
Other related duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Additional Comments ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 20 ($66,566), Increased Hiring Salary ($3,471), Geographic Pay Differential ($18,000), and Downstate Adjustment ($3,026). Downstate Adjustment and Geographic Pay Differential added to the job rate ($84,450) for PS&T Grade 20. Additional Compensation may apply based on shift assignment.

Please note:
*As of 10/12/2021 all OPWDD employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.

If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.

OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name OPWDD Long Island - Human Resources

Telephone 631-326-4482

Fax 631-493-1784

Email Address


Street OPWDD Long Island - Human Resources

45 Mall Dr. Suite 1

City Commack

State NY

Zip Code 11725


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by May 24, 2022.