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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/28/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID152326

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleRegistered Nurse 2 Community

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 Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Wayne

Street Address 509 Vienna St.

City Newark


Zip Code14513

Minimum Qualifications Possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; and two years of post-licensure clinical nursing experience. One year of this experience must have been providing direct services to individuals diagnosed with mental illness, developmental disabilities, addiction, or substance use disorders in a community setting.

Substitution: a bachelor's degree in nursing may substitute for one year of general post-licensure clinical nursing experience; and a master's degree in nursing may substitute for two years of general post-licensure clinical nursing experience.

Duties Description The Registered Nurse 2 Community oversees the medical care for individuals living in Family Care (FC) homes. They are required to visit each home as frequently as health care needs warrant but in no case less than once every 90 days with the individual present. The candidate will communicate routinely with FC Provider to provide support as needed. They will participate in the development of recommendations related to home modifications and adaptive equipment as appropriate. They will assess FC Provider skills and abilities relative to addressing the needs of individuals in their home. Ensures Medical Record and Ready to Go Binder in FC home contains all required documents, is orderly and current for each individual in the home. Candidate will coordinate appointments for individuals, ensure follow up and documentation from appointments are obtained. Tasked to accompany individuals and FC Providers to specialty appointments and assist with transportation when necessary and as needed. During a hospitalization the CMHN is required to follow up with hospital personnel regarding the individual and provide updates on a consistent basis. They are required to visit the hospital frequently when the individual has been admitted. The candidate will complete and maintain all Nursing documentation required per agency policy and regulations, provide oversight and training in medication administration, infection control, CPR, first aid, and any other health related topics. They will function as part of the FC Team, as well as communicate and interact with medical professionals and Care Coordinators in the community. The position requires travel and there will be a small caseload in the Rochester area. The candidate will attend QLR's, Life Plan and ISP reviews, as well as actively participate with respite situations. They will be responsible for assisting FC Providers in covering the cost of medically related purchases using a State VISA card, and therefore, responsible for maintaining records of purchases. Reviews FC Providers Medicaid reimbursable transportation for accuracy. Provide Nursing coverage for other FC Nurses within the department. Obtain necessary training to maintain Nursing license.

• OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
• 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.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• 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 they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-9689 or email to obtain information and RA forms.

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Name Posting Department - HRMO


Fax 585-461-8935

Email Address


Street 620 Westfall Road

City Rochester

State NY

Zip Code 14620


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference EOA Posting #24-046 in all correspondence.

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