Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 03/12/24
Applications Due: 09/12/24
Vacancy ID: 153523

Position Information

NY HELPYes

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleNurse Practitioner

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $133638 to $133638 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

Location

County Franklin

Street Address 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

StateNY

Zip Code12986

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Any permanent Nurse Practitioner
On or before the date of filing your application, you must be certified and currently registered as a Nurse Practitioner in a specialty** practice area by the New York State Education Department
Requirement for prescribing medication: You must meet the current requirements as prescribed by the New York State Board of Nursing.
**Specialty area must coincide with the scope of practice performed by an incumbent; this denotes the appropriate parenthetic.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

In a clinical setting, the incumbent will provide diagnostic and therapeutic medical care and services under the direct supervision of a licensed physician. Typical duties will include:

• Caring for the acute and chronic medical conditions of adults with developmental disabilities - many of whom have behavioral problems and psychiatric illness in a residential setting
• Works with Psychiatrist to review his consultations of patients with treatment team. Provides psychiatric medication data for the behavior Support Plan (BSP) in a timely manner to be reviewed by the Behavior Management Committee (BMC)
• Provides counseling and education to individuals and works with family members as needed.
• Works with psychologists on informed consent determinations
• Participates on the Emergency Response Team
• Participates in Medical On-Call to provide 24/7 access to clinicians for the campus and for the community to a lesser extent
• Participation in committee work as needed
• Knowledge of BLS with AED resuscitation
• Ordering appropriate treatment regimens and maintaining monthly orders using the e-prescribing system and working with the contracted long term care pharmacy
• Performing annual medical assessments and physical exams on assigned individuals including the ordering and interpretation of routine, diagnostic tests as required
• Maintain medical records in an established format (problem-oriented) with progress notes accurately reflecting current medical issues and treatments
• Updating the supervising physician/Medical Director on acute problems or unresolved chronic issues affecting the health and well-being of the individuals served
• Initiate any outside consultations with sub-specialists as needed and work with these consultants to obtain needed tests and procedures; assist in the preparation of court documents when obtaining consent for invasive treatments
• Instruct unit personnel and individuals (where applicable) on specific treatment procedures. This will not include answering any questions about specific diagnoses or proposed treatments
• Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings as required – This involves presentation of patient cases and discussion of on-call.
• Maintaining a leadership role in applying the Sunmount policies that apply to medical issues, particularly the blood borne pathogen and infection control policies. This will include assisting the infection control/compliance officer in training and enforcing all aspects of the blood borne pathogen policy
• Other duties as assigned..

Additional Comments #LI-AK1
#LI-NB1
OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Additional Comments
NY HELPS This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). HELPS Program titles may be filled via a non-competitive appointment. This means that you do not need to take an exam to qualify, but you do need to meet the minimum qualifications of the title.
If you are hired under the HELPS Program, you will be first be appointed as a temporary employee. In May 2024, if you are performing successfully in the position, your appointment will be changed from temporary to permanent non-competitive. Once you are in permanent status, your official probationary period will begin and you may take any promotion exam for which you are qualified. At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), employees hired under NY HELPS are expected to have their permanent non-competitive employment status converted to permanent competitive status. You will not have to take an exam to gain permanent competitive status.
• The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with any agreed upon Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and the local DDSO regarding the posting of job vacancies. • Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume. • 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. • 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
• 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 they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
NYS Offers Incredible Benefits!
• Savings programs such as the U.S. Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan.
• Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses.
• Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs.
• Life insurance and Disability insurance.
• The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement on a tax-deferred basis.
NYS offers Incredible Benefits!
Paid Holidays and Leave • Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year. • Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave initially. • Five (5) days paid personal leave each year. • Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year. • Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events. Health Care Coverage Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs. Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost.
Retirement Program Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation. Professional Development and Education and Training NYS offers training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities. For more information, please visit https://goer.ny.gov/training-and-professional-development. Additionally, the Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF represented and M/C designated employees that may grant continuing education credits towards maintaining professional licensure. For more information, please visit https://oer.ny.gov/public-service-workshops-program-pswp.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit
people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by September 12, 2024 to:

Sunmount-OHRM
2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
E-Mail: sunmount.careers@opwdd.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 359-4150
Fax: (518) 359-4161

Please reference the above EOA # 24-38 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.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
• 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 they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Division of Administration Central Office at (518) 486-7222 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
• 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

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

Contact Information

Name Sunmount OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address sunmount.careers@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 24-38 in all correspondence.