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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/14/20

Applications Due04/30/21

Vacancy ID83597

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 Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Ulster

Street Address 26 Center Circle

City Wassaic

StateNY

Zip Code12592

Minimum Qualifications Transfer
Must have one year of permanent service as a Licensed Practical Nurse;

OR

Must have one year of permanent service in a title eligible for transfer under § 70.1 of the Civil Service Law;

OR

Open Competitive
Must have a license AND current registration certificate, issued by the State Education Department, to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State.

Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Licensed Practical Nurses work in hospital or clinical settings where, using detailed standard procedures and as directed by physicians or registered nurses, they treat patients for a variety of physical maladies to assist in maintaining patient health, preventing and curing illness and injury and alleviating suffering. They also observe patients through the duration of their treatment to obtain information on the physical conditions of such patients.
• Administer 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 catheterization 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.

• Perform “Direct Care” duties as assigned

Additional Comments • The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with any agreed upon Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and the local DDSO regarding the posting of job vacancies
• 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.

• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• 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 at (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

• Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
• Please note that the filling of this position is pending fiscal approval and authorization.

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

Name Taconic HR Office

Telephone (845) 877-6821 x3643

Fax (845) 877-3851

Email Address taconic.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 26 Center Circle

City Wassaic

State NY

Zip Code 12592

 

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