Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/03/22
Applications Due: 08/17/22
Vacancy ID: 109843

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleNurse 1/Nurse 2

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $69882 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%


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 Columbia

Street Address Valatie South IRA

10 Independence Way

City Valatie


Zip Code12184

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Nurse 1 SG 14: $45,455 - $58,028
Nurse 2 SG 16: $54,903 - $69,882

Increased hiring amount can be requested based on experience

Permanent Qualifications: Candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in the state of New York.

Permanent Qualifications:
Nurse 1: Candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in the state of New York
Nurse 2: Candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State AND have one full year
of full-time post licensure clinical nursing experience.

Transfer Qualifications: Candidates must currently be a permanent Nurse 1 OR be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

The Nurse 1 works under the supervision of a Nurse 2 or a Nurse Administrator 1. Professional nursing services are provided as appropriate to the individuals served by the program site.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Nursing interventions and documentation
• Completion of nursing procedures/tasks and nursing assessments
• Preparation of clinical and administrative reports
• Maintenance of infection control standards
• Provides clinical supervision to LPN’s, as well as nursing guidance to the Direct Support staff
• Ensures compliance with the Taconic DDSOO Policy/Procedures and regulatory requirements
• Provides nursing care oversight, charts health status, transcribes physicians’ orders accurately and ensures appropriate medication orders and follow-up appointments are communicated within the IRA
• Serves as a member of the inter-disciplinary team; attend team reviews and present information as needed

• Act as health liaison with medical consult
• Provide in-service health training to individuals, staff and family
• Perform other duties as assigned

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.

Contact Information

Name Taconic DDSOO-Office of Human Resources

Telephone 8458776821 ext. 3367

Fax 845-877-3851

Email Address


Street 25 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 and a current resume 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
Attn: Karen Penney
25 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3367
Fax: 845-877-3851

*When applying by e-mail please reference the EOA # and Attn: Karen Penney in the Subject Line*

Please note:
• 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 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.
• 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 Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
• 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.
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