Nurse 2 Psychiatric or Nurse 1 Hourly - Russell E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center

The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.


TITLE AND GRADE

Nurse 2 Psychiatric or Nurse 1, Hourly


ITEM #

18984


POSTING DATE

April 28, 2022


SALARY

$42.05/hr – Nurse 2 Psychiatric

$35.06/hr – Nurse 1 HOURS/SHIFT

Varies – all shifts needed


TYPE OF APPOINTMENT

Temporary/Hourly

BARGAINING UNIT

PS&T - PEF


LOCATION

Russell E. Blaisdell ATC, Rockland Psyche Ctr., Bldg 57, Box 140, Orangeburg, NY 10962

OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers (ATCs) are Tobacco Free Facilities.


MIMINUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Nurse 2 Psychiatric – License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in NYS ~AND ~ 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 ~ OR ~ eligible to transfer.

Nurse 1 – License and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in NYS.


NOTE: Candidates 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.


DUTIES

The incumbent will provide nursing services and care to patients, including medication administration, specimen collection (blood and urine), assessment of patient needs, treatment planning, nurse teaching, crisis intervention, patient education, and related documentation. The patients at the facility are emotionally complex with increasingly complicated medical conditions. Nurses provide 24-hour, across-shift communication and care consistent with licensing standards and NYS regulations.


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.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES: SUBMIT RESUME/LETTER OF INTEREST BY: March 31, 2023

Elizabeth Madej, Human Resources Specialist 1

NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue

Albany, NY 12203

Phone: (518) 457-2963 Fax: (518) 457-4880 Elizabeth.Madej@oasas.ny.gov.


In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original copy of documentation proving citizenship and/or legal right to work within 3 days of effective date of employment.


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


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