Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 02/27/18
Applications Due: 04/30/18
Vacancy ID: 48061

Position Information

AgencyAlcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of

TitleNurse 1 or Nurse 2 Psychiatric - McPike Addiction Treatment Center

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $60030 to $79132 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 11:00pm - 7:30am. Week 1 Pass Days: Saturday/Sunday. Week 2 Pass Days: Monday/Tuesday

Hours Per Week 40


From 11 PM

To 7:30 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Oneida

Street Address McPike Addiction Treatment Center

1213 Court Street

City Utica


Zip Code13502

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Nurse 1:A registered nurse in NYS with current registration to practice.
Nurse 2: A registered nurse in NYS with current registration to practice. One year of post-licensure registered clinical experience including six months post-licensure specialized nursing experience with individuals, at least 50% of whom have been diagnosed with mental illness, alcoholism, or chemical dependency ~OR~ eighteen months of post-licensure registered nurse general clinical experience. Candidate must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain licensure, certification and Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment. McPike ATC is a Tobacco-Free facility.

Duties Description Administer nursing and direct care including completion of nursing assessments;
Complete patient admissions; transcribe and execute prescriber/medical orders;
Administer medications and treatments; collect specimens; perform venipunctures;
Monitor the environment for patient health, safety, and security;
Involvement in facility performance assessment and improvement activities;
Function as backup shift charge in the absence of the shift charge;
Proficient use of a computer is required for recordkeeping and documentation;
Maintain nursing/facility supplies and equipment;
Provide crisis intervention as needed; transport patients as assigned using NYS vehicle;
May direct other staff, trainees, volunteers in Nursing assignments;
Maintain a positive and solution focused attitude and participate in activities intended to improve patient care and facility operations/
Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team;
Other nursing duties or ATC tasks as needed/assigned.

Additional Comments Salary Range for Nurse 2 Psy $50,722- $64,557*
Salary Range for Nurse 1 - $45,455 - $58,028*

*Plus $7,000 Geographic Differential, $7,000 Shift Differential, and $575 Inconvenience Pay.

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience, Excellent Health Insurance Benefits Including Vision and Dental, NYS Employees Retirement System (Pension), Optional Deferred Compensation, Continuing Education Benefits, Generous Paid Leave Benefits, Compensation for 12 State holidays per year.

Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

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

Contact Information

Name Christopher Affinati, Human Resources Specialist 1

Telephone (518) 457-1322

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address


Street 1450 Western Avenue

4th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, submit a fully completed New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP) to the address above, found at this link: