Various Suffolk County Locations
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Nurse 1: Candidate must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State, possess a limited permit to practice nursing in New York State, or be eligible to enter the examination for such license. You must obtain your NYS license within one year of the date of appointment or action will be taken to remove you from the position.
Nurse 2: Candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State AND have one year of post-RN licensure clinical nursing experience.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a Nurse 1 or Nurse 2 on an assigned shift, you would provide professional nursing services appropriate to individuals served by the program to which you are assigned. Services may include, but are not limited to, nursing interventions and their documentation, case-finding, health teaching/counseling and provision of supportive and/or restorative care. You would also participate in staff training, prepare clinical and administrative reports, maintain infection control standards, and function as a member of a treatment team. You may also act as a charge nurse on a unit or in a residence.
As a Nurse 2, SG-16 you may also provide supervision to subordinate professional, paraprofessional, and support staff in the performance of their patient/resident care duties and be responsible for maintaining inventory standards for medicine, controlled drugs, and narcotics.
Additional Comments Nurse 1: Please note that starting salary for this title reflects the Increased Hiring Salary, Downstate Adjustment, and Geographic Pay Differential. $66,993 - $73,925 Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 14 ($45,455), Increased Hiring Salary ($4,363), Downstate Adjustment ($3,026), and Geographic Pay Differential ($12,871). Downstate Adjustment and Geographic Pay Differential added to the job rate ($58,028) for PS&T Grade 14.
Nurse 2: Please note that starting salary for this title reflects the Increased Hiring Salary, Downstate Adjustment, and Geographic Pay Differential. $70,982- $80,454 Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 16 ($50,722), Increased Hiring Salary ($4,363), Downstate Adjustment ($3,026), and Geographic Pay Differential ($12,871). Downstate Adjustment and Geographic Pay Differential added to the job rate ($64,557) for PS&T Grade 16. Additional Compensation may apply based on shift assignment.
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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 he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information and RA forms.
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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.
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