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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/05/19

Applications Due02/19/19

Vacancy ID63950

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleLicensed Practical Nurse

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade10

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38113 to $46772 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation (3 positions available)<br />7:00AM – 3:00 PM Thursday-Monday; Tuesday/Wednesday pass<br />3:00 PM -11:00 PM Tuesday – Saturday; Sunday/Monday pass<br />11:00 PM– 7:00 AM Saturday- Wednesday; Thursday/Friday pass<br /><br />

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Columbia

Street Address Valatie South IRA

#10 Independence Way

City Valatie

StateNY

Zip Code12184

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Qualifications: Candidates must possess or be eligible to obtain a license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.

Transfer Qualifications: Candidates must currently be a permanent Licensed Practical Nurse.

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 he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Valatie South is a 12-bed medical home. The LPN will provide hands on nursing care to our individuals with complicated medical issues.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• The LPN will function under the supervision of the Nurse 2 and/or House Manager
• Ensures that all individuals receive medications and treatments required on that shift
• Scheduling and follow-up of medical appointments
• Provides assistance with enteral feeds, colostomy care, wound care, etc.
• Provides guidance and assistance to all the staff assigned to this home
• Other duties as assigned

Additional Comments **3 Positions Available**

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.

Name Taconic DDSO-Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone 8458776821

Fax 845-877-3851

Email Address Joyce.Pinnock@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 26 Center Circle

City Wassaic

State NY

Zip Code 12592

 

Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications, a current resume, a copy of your degree and 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/location on this announcement on your resume.

Taconic DDSO – Human Resources
25 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3367
Fax: 845-877-3851

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.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relation at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.
• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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