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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/12/22

Applications Due03/31/23

Vacancy ID114287

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleRegistered Nurse 2 (Psychiatric) (M.A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $77029 to $95272 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 3:30PM-12:00AM. Pass Days: Sunday/Monday

Hours Per Week 40


From 3:30 PM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Margaret A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center

360 Forest Avenue

City Buffalo


Zip Code14213

Minimum Qualifications Provisional Qualifications: To qualify for provisional appointment, candidates must be in possession of a license and current registration to practice nursing in New York State; a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and two years of post-licensure clinical
nursing experience working with individuals, at least 50% of whom have been diagnosed with mental illness, addiction, or substance use disorder.

**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 Registered Nurse 2 Psychiatric is a senior member of a multidisciplinary treatment team whose duties include, but are not limited to:

• Member of the leadership team, works with the Nurse Administrator as an advance practice nurse to assess, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate nursing care aspects for individuals in treatment.
• Develops and assists in facility nursing orientation programs and mentor’s new nurses.
• Serves as a consultant to other nurses and direct care staff in the implementation of treatment interventions.
• Continually evaluates the effectiveness of interventions and program as part of quality assurance and improvement activities of the facility.
• Develops improved methods of practice where current approaches of care need to be improved.
• Member of the integrated treatment team, collaborates with other staff to ensure patient needs are addressed in the treatment and discharge of patients.
• May participated in the admission of individuals to a facility.
• May provide scheduled and emergency nursing treatment as needed.
• Assists with the referrals to other service providers.
• Acts as a liaison to outside agencies and providers to ensure continuity of care.
• Serves as a consultant, teacher and resource to ATC nurses and direct care staff in assessment of patients and planning, implementing and evaluating individual care.
• Serves as a teacher and resource to nursing staff in the use of specialized equipment, arranging for trainings as needed.
• Develops written reports and trainings specific to quality improvement needs.
• Develops nursing policies and procedures with the Nurse Administrator.
• Provides supervision to nursing staff and direct care personnel involved with the care and treatment of individuals.
• Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Mandatory overtime (MOT) is a requirement of this position. Chosen candidate(s) will be added to the mandatory overtime roster, which is utilized on a rotating basis. The MOT is applied during times of emergency, when all other staffing options have been exhausted (volunteers, hourly staff, contracted staff). Our Addiction Treatment Centers (ATCs) operate 24/7/365 programing. Therefore, MOT IS an essential function of this position and is critical to maintaining adequate staffing at all times in order to ensure the health and safety of clients within the facility.

Additional Comments Salary
$77,029 - $95,272*
*Plus $20,000 Geographic Pay
*Plus 7% of base pay for evening shift
*Plus $575 Inconvenience Pay

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience, Excellent Health Insurance Benefits Including Vision and Dental, NYS Employees Retirement System (Pension), Optional Deferred Compensation, Continuing Education Benefits, Generous Paid Leave Benefits, Compensation for 13 State holidays per year.

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 .

M.A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center (ATC) is a National Health Service Corps approved site. If you are employed at M.A. Stutzman ATC as a licensed primary care clinician, you may be eligible to receive loan repayment assistance through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP). For more information on NHSC LRP, please visit:

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.

OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers are Tobacco-Free Facilities.

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

Name David Jacobson, Bureau of Human Resources Management

Telephone 518-457-2963

Fax 518-457-4880

Email Address David.Jacobson@OASAS.NY.GOV


Street NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please submit your resume, copy of your BSN, along with fully completed New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP) to, found at this link: . Please indicate the Vacancy ID in the subject of your email. Failure to do so may result in delays processing your application.

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