75 New Scotland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 1:
Candidates must be a qualified employee of New York State, have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Licensed Practical Nurse, possess a current New York State license and be registered to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse, and be reachable on the current eligible list for this title;
Be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Provisional Opportunity for Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 1:
Qualified New York State employees with one year of service as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and a license and current New York State registration as a LPN, may be qualified for a provisional appointment to this title.
Candidates appointed in provisional status must take and pass the next available Civil Service exam used to fill this position.
Candidates appointed provisionally must receive a score that is reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who are disqualified or who do not receive a reachable score may not be retained.
Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 2:
You must have a license and current registration to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State AND have one year of permanent competitive service as a Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 1.
Duties Description As a Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 1 or 2, you would provide nursing care and treatment services to individuals under the supervision of a registered nurse; assist with the implementation of treatment plans; administer, observe, and record medication management; educate and counsel individuals and families regarding illnesses, medications, tests, and treatment goals and procedures; monitor and record individuals progress; and supervise Licensed Practical Nurses and direct care staff.
1. If you fail to maintain your license and/or registration once you are appointed, action will be taken to remove you from the position.
2. 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.
3. If appointed you may be required to become an enrolled Medicare provider; obtain and provide to your employer a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES); and otherwise actively participate to the degree necessary to allow for your services to be billed through Medicare and Medicaid. If you are appointed and you lose the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your employment.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: 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), which 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.
Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 1, SG-11: $51,357- $55,410
Senior Licensed Practical Nurse 2, SG-13: $58,839- $61,231
Generous benefit package includes:
Paid vacation leave
Paid personal leave
Paid sick leave
Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
Various savings plan programs.
OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
75 New Scotland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your resume and other application materials via fax or email the Human Resources email address noted above.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.