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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/23

Applications Due12/21/23

Vacancy ID145121

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleRegistered Nurse 1, Box BAT-481/00306

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $91776 to $108916 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Genesee

Street Address New York State School for the Blind

City Batavia

StateNY

Zip Code14020

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Nurse 1, Nurse 2, and/or Registered Nurse 1.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also possess a license and registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State to qualify for transfer.

For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website. https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/title-search/index.cfm

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and candidates with 55b/c eligibility are encouraged to apply. Candidates must possess a current 55b/c eligibility letter and the following minimum qualifications:
• A license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State.

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a license and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Registered Nurse 1 when it is next offered, and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Registered Nurse 1 position in the New York State School for the Blind. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the health care of students and the supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Serve as a resource and educate the nursing staff on student care;
• Supervise and evaluate the Licensed Practical Nurses;
• Oversee the initiation, proper handling, and maintenance of student health records;
• Communicate appropriately and professionally with students, direct care staff, parents, and other health agencies;
• Conduct nursing assessments and evaluations;
• Verify physician orders for correct transcription and administer medication and treatments as ordered;
• Oversee the development and evaluation of individualized nursing care plans;
• Implement nursing actions that promote and maintain health, prevent illness, and are unique to each student’s needs;
• Readily and capably responds to medical emergencies;
• Effectively communicate all pertinent information and data with the Registered Nurse Supervisor 1;
• Evaluate and maintain infection control standards; and
• Provide health education and guidance to parents, guardians, staff, and students.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This will be a permanent appointment or a temporary provisional appointment. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Registered Nurse 1 when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter and appointment is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. Candidates are required to possess a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State at the time of hire. Continued employment as a Registered Nurse 1 is dependent upon maintaining a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State. Failure to maintain a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State will result in removal from employment. Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division of Criminal Justice Services, a background check with the Office of Children and Family Services and clearance from the Justice Center Staff Exclusion List is required for employment. Fees associated with this process are at the applicant’s expense. Fees associated with fingerprinting do not apply if applicant’s fingerprints exist in the NYS TEACH System.

This position leads to a maximum salary of $108,916 based on annual performance advances. The salaries listed on this flyer include a $20,000 annual geographic pay differential and an $8,668 increased hiring salary.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send an Application for NYS Examinations (https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf), resume, and letter of interest by December 21, 2023 to NYSSBjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (BAT-481/00306) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

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• https://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/
• https://www.cs.ny.gov/pio/publications/gettingajob.pdf

Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
• Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
• Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
• NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
• Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
• Opportunities for telecommuting.
• Eligibility for various life insurance options.

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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address nyssbjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send an Application for NYS Examinations (https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf), resume, and letter of interest by December 21, 2023 to NYSSBjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (BAT-481/00306) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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