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 POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Nurse's provide professional nursing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. 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. They also participate in staff training, prepare clinical and administrative reports, maintain infection control standards, and function as a member of a treatment team. This is a Nursing position based in the IRA, and tasks will include working and providing services and care directly to individuals served.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform Nurse 1 or 2 duties and act as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Comments "Please note that starting salary for this title reflects the geographic pay differential. $52,455 - $71,557 - Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 14 ($45,455) or Grade 16 ($50,722), and Geographic Differential ($7,000). Geographic Differential added to the job rate ($52,455 or $64,557) for the PS&T Grade 14 or 16."
For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
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
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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at Affirmative.Action@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.
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.
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.
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