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Minimum Qualifications Permanent Qualifications:
•Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State AND one year permanent competitive service as a Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 1
•Candidates must currently be a permanent Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 2.
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The individuals of this home have very intensive and varying medical and support needs. The Senior LPN 1/2 is required to ensure medical care for the individuals residing in this home.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include, but are not limited to:
•Ensures that the medical plans and LPN nursing policies are performed and are implemented as written and data is recorded as required
•Ensures all individuals receive medications and treatments, required on that shift
•Provides clinical expertise to all the staff assigned to this home
•Offers supervision and support to ensure maximum quality and continuity of care
•Participates with the treatment team in the development of individual treatment plans.
•Other duties as assigned
Additional Comments NOTE: You must have a valid driver’s license to apply as travel is a part of the duties involved in this position. This may include a state-owned vehicle, as available, or the employee’s own car. An employee who uses his/her own car will be reimbursed at current negotiated rates.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications, a current resume and a copy of your license, to the Taconic DDSOO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Also be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume.
Taconic DDSO – Human Resources
26 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3367
Please note: 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.
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER