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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.
Must have and maintain a valid unrestricted license to drive 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;
Additional Comments As a New York State employee, you would receive an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental and vision benefits; Deferred Compensation; State retirement option; vacation leave, personal leave, sick leave and paid holidays. OPWDD participates in loan forgiveness programs and candidates may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. For more information go to: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
Positions are located throughout the following counties: Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates.
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.
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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