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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/18

Applications Due09/26/18

Vacancy ID58883

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleTraining Specialist 1, Nursing

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class 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 Franklin

Street Address 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake


Zip Code12986

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Qualifications: Any permanent Training Specialist 1, Nursing
Anyone eligible for 70.1 transfer (if applicable)

Promotional Opportunities: Anyone reachable on the current Civil Service List

Minimum Qualifications: You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Mental Health or the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and have one year of service as follows: as a Nurse 1, Nurse 2, or Nurse 2 (Psychiatric).


Possession of a license and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State, one year of post-licensure clinical nursing experience, and two years of experience delivering specialized training in a classroom setting.

The Training Specialist 1-RN within the Talent Development and Training Department will have key responsibilities for developing, coordinating and delivering a comprehensive workforce training program. Demonstrated strengths will include: Strong interpersonal, organizational and team skills; Staff development/training experience including strong platform skills; Ability to develop audience appropriate instructional materials for a range of learning goals and topics; Ability to supervise and mentor trainers and trainees; Experience working with diverse groups; highly organized; Current instructor certification/ willingness to obtain: American Red Cross CPR/FA; others as assigned. Areas of responsibility will include:
• Develop, coordinate and present comprehensive workforce training programs for diverse campus and community based residential and other service settings.
• Train, supervise and support ancillary trainers from other departments in the development and presentation of specific training courses, for example Nursing Triage, AMAP, CPR.
• Serve as Primary TD&T Support Contact for Campus or Community Nursing and Medical training issues.
• Present OPWDD approved AMAP, CPR, Blood borne Pathogens and Infection Control curriculum; facilitate range of interactive learning activities.
• Maintain accurate, well organized employee training records
• Co-facilitate New Employee Orientation Program
• Conducts the OPWDD RN Orientation Class
• Liaison for targeted employee HWRI Professional Development Program and educational benefits.
• Coordinate selected OPWDD Central Office Workforce training initiatives, as assigned
• Provide leadership and consultation to various Committees as requested
• Enter data and generate range of reports from Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS); Utilize data to promote consistent compliance with mandated training requirements
• Search employee training records and prepare reports for investigations and other regulatory bodies upon request
• Teach Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) SLMS users; e.g. supervisors to promote compliance with completion of training mandates and other regulatory requirements
• Proficiently use a range of Microsoft computer applications to efficiently manage email, calendars, schedules, data, and documents.
• Coordinate with outside instructors/ experts to plan and facilitate presentations as requested
• Other related duties as assigned

Additional Comments APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by September 26, 2018 to:

2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Phone: (518) 359-4150
Fax: (518) 359-4161

Please reference the above EOA # 18-125 in all correspondence.
Please note:
• 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.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit

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

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address


Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 18-125 in all correspondence.

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