Minimum Qualifications Open to all qualified candidates:
Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the eligible list for the title;
Transfer Opportunity: Candidates must have one year permanent service as a Nurse 2 (Psychiatric) and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.
In order to be eligible for 70.1 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent service in a title approved for transfer by the Department of Civil Service that is within two salary grades of the Grade 16 level. In addition, candidates must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State;
Open Competitive Opportunity - Have a license and be currently registered to practice nursing in New York State AND either one year of full-time post-RN licensure clinical nursing experience, of which six months must be specialized nursing experience with individuals, at least 50% of whom have been diagnosed with mental illness, alcoholism, or chemical dependency; OR eighteen months of full time post-RN licensure clinical nursing experience. To apply as an open competitive candidate, please complete the New York State Application (http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf) and submit it with your other application materials.
Duties Description As Nurse 2 (Psychiatric), you will provide professional nursing services appropriate to individuals served by the program to which you are assigned. 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.
You will also participate in staff training, prepare clinical and administrative reports, maintain infection control standards, and function as a member of a treatment team. You may also act as a charge nurse on a unit and be responsible for maintaining inventory standards for medicine, controlled drugs, and narcotics.
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), which 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 will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
This position is at Central New York Psychiatric Center's Great Meadow Satellite Unit located on the grounds of Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Washington County.
Posted hiring rate includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 16 ($50,722) and a Geographic Pay Differential ($7,000). The posted job rate is the sum of the statutory job rate ($64,557) and a Geographic Pay Differential ($7,000).
1.If you fail to maintain your license and/or registration once
you are appointed, action will be taken to remove you from
2.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
3.If appointed you may be required to become an enrolled
Medicare provider; obtain and provide to your employer a
National Provider Identifier (NPI) number issued by the
National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES); and
otherwise actively participate to the degree necessary to allow
for your services to be billed through Medicare and Medicaid. If
you are appointed and you lose the ability to bill through
Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your
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