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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/17/21

Applications Due10/03/21

Vacancy ID91388

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleNurse 2 Psychiatric or Nurse 1 (Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade16

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

Salary RangeFrom $68722 to $82557 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 2:00 pm PM to 10:30 PM. Pass Days: Wednesday/Thursday

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 2 PM

To 10:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Orange

Street Address Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center

117 Seward Ave, Building 92, Suite 12/16

City Middletown

StateNY

Zip Code10940

Minimum Qualifications Nurse 1:A registered nurse in NYS with current registration to practice.
Nurse 2: A registered nurse in NYS with current registration to practice. One year of post-licensure registered clinical experience including six months post-licensure specialized nursing experience with individuals, at least 50% of whom have been diagnosed with mental illness, alcoholism, or chemical dependency ~OR~ eighteen months of post-licensure registered nurse general clinical experience. Candidate must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain licensure, certification and 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.
Richard C. Ward ATC is a Tobacco-Free facility.

Duties Description Under the direct supervision of a Nurse Administrator Psychiatric or a Nurse 3 Psychiatric, incumbents serve as members of a multidisciplinary team performing a variety of nursing and client care activities designed to ensure that clients receive all necessary care in accordance with the nursing care plan, established protocols, and standards of health care. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Provides direct nursing care to clients, including comprehensive admission assessments, dispensing medication, providing physician-ordered medical treatment, transcribing orders, and collection of specimens for laboratory analysis or culture.
• Provides health education to clients, monitors client behavior and participates in treatment planning.
• Assesses the needs of clients, which can include an assessment of care received, services available, and work environments to identify potential obstacles to success.
• Handles crisis intervention with clients (psychological, physiological and behavioral).
• Maintains accurate and detailed reports and records electronically and/or physically as appropriate.
• May provide clinical supervision to licensed, paraprofessional, and direct care personnel (i.e. Addictions Counselors) involved in the care and treatment of clients and may assist in aspects of administrative supervision, such as developing/setting performance standards; may serve as shift supervisor on the evening or night shifts.
• May assist in general client care activities, such as meal preparation & distribution and room preparation.
• Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment; monitors clients and ensures building security.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Incumbent will be required to work overtime shifts periodically as needed.

Additional Comments SALARY
Nurse 2 Psychiatric $50,722 - $64,557*
Nurse 1 $45,455 - $58,028*
*Plus $18,000 Geographic Pay Differential
*Plus $3,620 Shift Differential
*Plus $575 Inconvenience Pay
*Plus $1,513 Location Pay

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience, 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 12 State holidays per year.

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.

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Name Melissa Fisher, Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 485-2963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address Melissa.Fisher@oasas.ny.gov

Address

Street 1450 Western Avenue

4th Floor

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 the address above, found at this link: https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf

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