1200 East and West Road
Minimum Qualifications Must possess a license and current registration to practice as a practical nurse in New York State.
Must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State at the time of appointment and continuously thereafter.
Duties Description Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the candidate will be involved in the treatment of patients/residents, administer medications and injections; perform tube feedings; hang IVs; collect blood samples if certified for venipuncture; provide colostomy care; observe patients and report changes in their condition; take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure; obtain specimens for analysis and perform other medical procedures as ordered by a physician. Will prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed patients/residents; and care for patients/residents and their quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linen, lifting and moving patients/residents and caring for their personal effects. Provision of nursing services may take place within a state operated facility or community based residential or program setting.
Additional Comments 4 weeks of paid full time mandatory training is required at time of hire.
For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored. 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 at (518) 473-9689 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information and RA forms.
• 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
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program: for more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice
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