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New York State Civil Service Licensed Practical Nurse (NY HELPS) in Rome, New York

NY HELP Yes

Agency People With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

Title Licensed Practical Nurse (NY HELPS)

Occupational Category Health Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade 10

Bargaining Unit ISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary Range From $53448 to $57708 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 12 AM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address Human Resources Office

8163 Gore Road

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440

Minimum Qualifications Either A: A license and current registration to practice as a practical nurse in New York State; OR B: A limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State; OR C: An application on file for a limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State. (You must be approved immediately following graduation from an approved school of practical nursing in New York State to qualify under this option.) Note: If you are appointed with either qualification "B" or "C," you must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited permit was issued or steps will be taken to remove you from the position. Questions regarding requirements for licensure and registration should be directed to the New York State Education Department, Office of the State Board for Nursing, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12237 or by calling (518) 474 3817. The State Education Department may also be contacted by e-mail at nursebd@nysed.gov All candidates must also possess a valid Driver’s license. Upon appointment you must submit proof of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. If you fail to maintain your license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State, appropriate measures may be pursued to remove you from this position.

Duties Description • Monitor the conditions of the Individuals in their assigned worksite in order to detect indications of changes in condition or responses to medication or therapy.• Identify symptoms of illnesses and changes in conditions manifested by individuals, and report such symptoms or changes to a physician or registered nurse in order to provide information useful in diagnosis and treatment planning.• Take temperatures, pulse rates, blood pressures and respiration rates using thermometers, manometers, stethoscopes;• Administer all injectable, j-tube and g-tube medications to assigned individuals.• Implement and monitor the g-tube and j-tube feedings, including changing g-tubes as necessary.• Implement catheterization orders, trach care, deep oral and pharyngeal suctioning.• Assist individuals in collecting urine, stool and other specimens in order to obtain such samples for analysis.• Prepare and maintain charts and other records and treatments administered in order to document such conditions and activities.• Perform inventory of current medical supplies and medications to determine the need for ordering new supplies or medications.• Perform “Direct Care” duties as assigned.LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nys-office-for-people-with-developmental-disabilities/posts/?feedView=all#LI-DV1

Additional Comments This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). HELPS Program titles may be filled via a non-competitive appointment. This means that you do not need to take an exam to qualify, but you do need to meet the minimum qualifications of the title.If you are hired under the HELPS Program, you will be first be appointed as a temporary employee. In June 2024, if you are performing successfully in the position, your appointment will be changed from temporary to permanent non-competitive. Once you are in permanent status, your official probationary period will begin and you may take any promotion exam for which you are qualified.At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), employees hired under NY HELPS are expected to have their permanent non-competitive employment status converted to permanent competitive status. You will not have to take an exam to gain permanent competitive status.• Please note, the posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for ISU Grade 10 ($43,768), along with any special salary treatments in effect for this position in this location, such as a Geographic Differential ($4,000) and increased Hiring Rate ($5,680). The posted maximum salary (Job Rate) includes the previously mentioned Geographic Differential. • If you are currently a New York State employee serving in a permanent competitive qualifying title and eligible for a transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law, you may be appointed to this title as a permanent competitive employee. • 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 they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office at (518) 473-4785 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms. NYS offers Incredible Benefits! • Savings programs such as the U.S. Savings Bond and the College Savings Plan. • Voluntary pre-tax savings programs such as Health Care Spending Account and the Dependent Care Advantage Account offer employees options to pay for uncovered health care expenses or dependent care expenses. • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) an assessment and referral service that connects employees with local service providers and support services to address their personal needs. • Life insurance and Disability insurance. • The New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is a voluntary retirement plan that offers employees the option to invest a part of their salaries for retirement on a tax-deferred basis. Paid Holidays and Leave • Thirteen (13) paid holidays each year. • Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave initially. • Five (5) days paid personal leave each year. • Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave each year (PEF/CSEA), which may carry over from year to year. • Up to three (3) days professional leave each year to participate in professional development events. Health Care Coverage Employees and their eligible dependents can choose from a variety of affordable health insurance programs. Employees are provided family dental and vision plans at no extra cost. Paid Parental LeaveCSEA represented executive branch employees who meet certain eligibility criteria will be allowed 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave benefits to use for bonding with a newborn, fostered, or adopted child. Retirement Program Participate in The NYS Employees’ Retirement System (ERS), which is recognized as one of the best-managed and best-funded public retirement systems in the nation. Professional Development and Education and Training NYS offers training programs and tuition assistance to eligible employees to maintain and increase their professional skills and prepare them for promotional opportunities. For more information, please visit https://oer.ny.gov/training-and-professional-development. Additionally, the Public Service Workshops Program (PSWP) offers certain professional training opportunities for PEF represented and M/C designated employees that may grant continuing education credits towards maintaining professional licensure. For more information, please visit https://oer.ny.gov/public-service-workshops-program-pswp. • OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

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Name Central NY DDSOO - Human Resources Office

Telephone 315-336-2300

Fax 315-338-0443

Email Address CentralNY.Careers@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Central NY DDSOO - Human Resources Office

8163 Gore Road

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440

Notes on Applying To apply, please email your resume to CentralNY.Careers@opwdd.ny.gov and reference the vacancy ID in your email. Open Competitive:Please complete the New York State Application (http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf) and submit it with other application materials.

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