Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Currently a permanent Nurse 1:
Must be active and reachable on the Civil Service Eligible List for Nurse 1:
Applicants must have a license and current registration to practice nursing in New York State.
Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Nurse 1 provides nursing services to the Developmental Disabilities population residing in our group homes.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Will access individuals (alongside Nurse 2) on their caseload during their shift to monitor health and ensure that the individuals are responding positively to all treatment modalities prescribed by physicians and other speciality practioners.
• Responsible for administrating feeding and medication to all individuals who have gastronomy tubes and who require nursing care.
• Responsible for flushing and ensuring all gastronomy tubes are functioning properly.
• Responsible for learning and developing the plans of nursing service for individuals on their caseload and train direct care staff on the implementation of these plans while under the supervision of shift Nurse 2.
• Member of the interdisciplinary treatment team for the individuals on their caseload requiring a minimum of an annual and semi-annual nursing assessment and updating the medical information summary to present to the team.
• Other duties as required.
Additional Comments Nurse 1: Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 14 ($48,237), Geographic Pay Differential ($18,000), and Downstate Adjustment ($1,513). Geographic Pay Differential is added to the job rate ($61,575) for the PS&T Grade 16. Additional Compensation may apply based on shift assignment.
Nurse 1 is filled via a continuous recruitment examination. Information about this examination can be fund on the Department of Civil Service's Website at: https//www.cs.ny.gov/nursing
• The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and Hudson Valley DDSOO regarding the posting of job vacancies.
• 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.
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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 they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information and RA forms.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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