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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/22

Applications Due12/15/22

Vacancy ID117646

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleNurse 3 Psychiatric (Bronx Addiction Treatment Center)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $109394 to $124166 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 8:00AM-4:30PM. Pass Days: Saturday/Sunday

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Bronx

Street Address Bronx Addiction Treatment Center

Bldg #13-1500 Waters Place

City Bronx


Zip Code10461

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS RN licensure with BSN and 2-years full-time experience with patients, of whom 50% or more have been diagnosed with mental illness or chemical dependency or MSN with one year of specialized experience; or eligible for transfer.

Candidates must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain licensure, certification and/or Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.

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.

OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers are Tobacco-Free Facilities.

Duties Description The Nurse 3 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 participate 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.

Additional Comments Base Salary Range for the Nurse 3 Psychiatric is
$71,368** - $86,140*.
Additionally you will receive the following:
*Geographic Differential $35,000
*Location Pay $3,026
**Please Note: Beginning salary includes $3,471 Increased Hiring Rate

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 .

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.

Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of Budget approval.

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

Name Bureau of Human Resources Management

Telephone 518-457-2963

Fax 518-457-4880

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, submit a fully completed New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP) to This examination will be scored based on your education and experience. Please be sure to reference the Vacancy ID in your reply. Failure to do so may result in delays processing your application.

The application can be found at this link:

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