Minimum Qualifications This title is non-competitive. No examination is necessary. However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position. Candidates must have possession of or the ability to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities during the probationary period.
Duties Description Nursing Assistants provide care to individuals in hospitals and long-term care facilities operated by New York State. Care ranges from attending to patients’ personal hygiene needs, to performing a limited number of simple treatments and therapies under direction of licensed clinical staff. Incumbents provide direct hands-on care to individuals by assisting with bathing, dressing, perineal care, mobility, eating, and other daily living activities.
Entry level; performs basic patient care duties under direction of a nurse, physician, or other clinician; may assist Nursing Assistants 2, physicians, and nurses in the performance of care functions. Incumbents at this level receive in-service training in a limited number of care procedures, leading to eligibility to qualify for appointment to Nursing Assistant 2, SG-8 at $38,073.
Additional Comments Starting Salary of $34,152 for the SG-6. Add 75 cents per hour hazard duty pay per hour worked paid quarterly. $575 Inconvenience Pay is additional compensation paid to an employee who is required to work four or more hours between 6 PM and 6 AM in a regular tour of duty.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingA complete Background investigation, including a criminal background check.
All individuals appointed to Nursing Assistant positions will be required to satisfactorily complete a probationary period of 52 weeks, which begins at the time of permanent appointment. During probation, appointees will complete a training and development program that includes on the job training and carefully designed and monitored work experience.
All Mohawk DOCCS employees receive a generous benefits package including:
13 paid vacation days the first year of employment
5 paid personal days and 13 paid holidays each year
Paid sick and cancer screening leave
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
NYS Employees Retirement System Membership
NYS Deferred Compensation
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)