Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 03/05/18
Applications Due: 03/31/19
Vacancy ID: 49262

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleLPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - WNY (West Seneca)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade10

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $40113 to $48772 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Variable

"Other" Explanation Pass days to be determined at interview

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Erie

Street Address

City West Seneca

StateNY

Zip Code14127

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Must have a current license and registration to practice in New York State, or a limited permit to practice in NYS, or an application on file for a limited permit to practice in NYS.

Upon appointment, candidate must submit proof of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.


Duties Description • LPNs at OPWDD, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, are involved in the treatment of people with developmental disabilities;
• LPNs administer medications and injections; perform tube feedings; hang IVs; collect blood samples (if certified for venipuncture); observe patients and report changes in their conditions; take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure; obtain specimens for analysis; and perform other medical procedures as ordered by a physician;
• As an LPN, a candidate must be able to prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed individuals; and care for people in their living quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linens, lifting and moving; and care for any personal needs.

Additional Comments • Competitive Salary • Health Insurance • Retirement Plan • Paid Vacation • Paid Holidays • Paid Sick Leave • Opportunities for Advancement • Professional Development Opportunities • FLEX Spending (Dependent Care & Health Care Spending Account) • Employee Assistance Program • Loan Forgiveness Programs • Workers’ Compensation • Workplace Violence Prevention Program • Domestic Violence Prevention Program • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

*Salary range includes the posted statutory hiring rate and job rate for CSEA Grade 10 ($38,113 - $46,772) plus the current Geographic Differential of ($2,000). Additional compensation may apply based on shift assignment.

• 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 www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• 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 accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
• 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.
• 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 Human Resources Management Office

Telephone 716-517-2057

Fax 716-517-3715

Email Address wny.recruit@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Region 1 - Western New York DDSOO

1200 East and West Road

City West Seneca

State NY

Zip Code 14224

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should call for an application 716-517-2057 or email wny.recruit@opwdd.ny.gov