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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/11/19

Applications Due12/31/19

Vacancy ID71999

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleLicensed Practical Nurse

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade10

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $38875 to $47709 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM<br />Pass days for weeks 1 and 3: Fri/Mon<br />Pass days for weeks 2 and 4: Sat/Sun

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 2 PM

To 10 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Saratoga

Street Address Multi-site assignment based out of Schuylerville with rotations to various IRAs

99 Broad Street

City Schuylerville

StateNY

Zip Code12871

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Permanent, in title LPN
OR
• Licensed and Registered as an LPN in NYS

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Administering all injectable, j-tube and g-tube medications to assigned individuals;
• Implementing and monitoring the g-tube and j-tube feedings, including changing g-tubes as necessary;
• Implementing catherization orders, trach care, deep oral and pharyngeal suctioning;
• Any additional medical nursing treatment as necessary;
• Assist with medical needs at IRA’s. Other duties as directed by supervisor or nursing administrative staff. Could be assigned to float to other locations depending on staffing.
• Transport individuals as needed due to medical conditions that require an LPN present
• Direct-care duties as assigned

Additional Comments ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
• 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 www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

• 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 accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.

• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

• 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.

• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications and should fax a current resume to the Capital District DDSO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Please be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume:
Capital District DDSO
Human Resources Office
Building 1
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, New York 12304
Phone: 518-388-0838
Fax: 518-370-7536
Email: odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

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

Name Human Resources Office

Telephone 518-388-0838

Fax 518-370-7536

Email Address odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 500 Balltown Road

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12304

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease reference posting #19-436 on your application. Also include your social security number for transfer-eligibility and state-service verification.

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