Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 02/22/18
Applications Due: 06/06/19
Vacancy ID: 47903

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleLicensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade10

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38113 to $46772 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Greene

Street Address Taconic-OHRM

26 Center Circle

City Wassaic

StateNY

Zip Code12592

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
License AND current registration certificate, issued by the education department, to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Licensed Practical Nurses work in hospital or clinical settings where, using detailed standard procedures and as directed by physicians or registered nurses, they treat patients for a variety of physical maladies to assist in maintaining patient health, preventing and curing illness and injury and alleviating suffering. They also observe patients through the duration of their treatment to obtain information on the physical conditions of such patients.
• Administer all injectable, j-tube and g-tube medications to assigned individuals.

• Implementing and monitoring the g-tube and j-tube feedings, including changing g-tubes as necessary.

• Implementing catheterization orders, trach care, deep oral and pharyngeal suctioning.

• Any additional medical nursing treatment as necessary.

• Assist with medical needs at IRA’s. Other duties as directed by supervisor or nursing administrative staff. Could be assigned to float to other locations depending on staffing.

• Perform “Direct Care” duties as assigned

Additional Comments Please note:
• 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.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice

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

Contact Information

Name Personnel

Telephone Phone: (845) 877-6821 ext 3320

Fax

Email Address Michele.L.Schneeberger@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Taconic-OHRM

26 Center Circle

City Wassaic

State NY

Zip Code 12592

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by, June 6, 2019. Please reference the above Licensed Practical Nurse in all correspondence.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
As a New York State employee, you would receive an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision benefits; Deferred Compensation; a State retirement option; vacation leave, personal leave, sick leave, and paid holidays.