Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/18/23

Applications Due09/28/23

Vacancy ID139581

AgencyWorkers' Compensation Board

TitleRegistered Nurse 2 (Medical Care), WCB Item #2408

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $99342 to $108721 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Medical Director's Office, Clinical Standards Unit

150 Broadway

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list.


Provisional Qualification:
Candidates must possess a current license and registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State and two years of registered nursing experience in the following areas: rehabilitation, medical/surgical, public health, community health, visiting nursing, occupational health, utilization review, or review of medical records from hospitals for appropriate ICD 9 or 10/DRG/PAS/CPT coding.
If appointed provisionally, employees will need to pass the next Registered Nurse 2 (Medical Care) examination and be reachable in order to receive a permanent appointment.

Duties Description The Registered Nurse will be responsible for the following:
• Conducting medical necessity reviews of all prior authorization requests for treatment/procedures and/or testing to determine the medical necessity of treatments requested for injured workers in accordance with evidence based Medical Treatment Guidelines to determine if the request meets the criteria for approval in accordance with Section 324 of Title 12 NYCRR (MTG Variances & Special Services) and Section 441 of Title 12 NYCRR (Drug Formulary) and 442.2 (Durable Medical Equipment)
• Collaborating with MDO staff and providers to ensure continuity of care for injured workers
• Drafting & issuing Notices of Resolution for all assigned prior authorization requests

Additional Comments Posted salary range ($99,342 - $108,721) includes the statutory hiring rate at Step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 20 ($69,934 - $88,721) and an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $20,000.

A hybrid telecommuting schedule can be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview.

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

Name Recruitment Unit


Fax 518-486-6364

Email Address HRM@WCB.NY.GOV


Street Human Resources Management

328 State Street

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12305


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a letter of interest and resume which lists your actual Civil Service title, salary grade and specific verifiable information as to how you meet the minimum qualifications to be eligible to apply for this position. Please send your application to (email applications are preferred). It is important that you reference the WCB Item #2408 in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. (Please do not reference the Vacancy ID No.)

Printable Version