117 Seward Ave, Building 92, Suite 12/16
Minimum Qualifications Nurse 2 Psychiatric – A registered nurse in NYS with current registration to practice. One year of post-licensure registered clinical experience including six months post-licensure specialized nursing experience with individuals, at least 50% of whom have been diagnosed with mental illness, alcoholism, or chemical dependency ~OR~ eighteen months of post-licensure registered nurse general clinical experience.**
Nurse 1 - A registered nurse in NYS with current registration to practice.**
**Candidate must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare program. Failure to maintain licensure, certification and Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.
Duties Description The incumbent will provide nursing services and care to patients, including medication administration, specimen collection (blood and urine), assessment of patient needs, treatment planning, nurse teaching, building security, crisis intervention, and related documentation. The patients at the facility are emotionally complex with increasingly complicated medical conditions. Nurses provide 24-hour, across-shift communication and care consistent with licensing standards and NYS regulations.
Additional Comments Salary:
$42.05 (Nurse 2 Psychiatric)
$35.06 (Nurse 1)
Richard C. Ward ATC is a Tobacco-Free facility.
Background Investigation Requirements: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
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1450 Western Avenue
Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please submit your resume to Melissa.Fisher@oasas.ny.gov. Please indicate Vacancy ID 105709 in the subject of your email. Failure to do so many result in delays processing your application.