Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/09/17
Applications Due: 01/09/18
Vacancy ID: 35845

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleNurse 2, Psychiatric, Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center, P17057

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade16

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $64111 to $77677 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation To be determined

Hours Per Week 40


From 2:30 PM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Orange

Street Address Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Rt. 17M, PO Box 158

City New Hampton


Zip Code10958

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Open to all qualified candidates:

Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the eligible list for the title;


Transfer Opportunity - Have one year of permanent service as a Nurse 2 (Psychiatric) and be eligible for lateral transfer; or in a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1 or 70.4 transfer.


Open Competitive/Continuous Recruitment 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 ( 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.


1. If you fail to maintain your license and/or registration once you are appointed, action will be taken to remove you from the position.

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 employment.

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 employment.

Additional Comments 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) 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.

Additional Comments:
The posted hiring rate is the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 16 ($49,727) a Geographic Pay Differential ($12,871)and a Mid-Hudson Adjustment of ($1,513).

This position may be eligible for a Shift Pay Differential.

There are three (3) Nurse 2 (Psychiatric) permanent positions available, One (1) Nurse 2 Contingent Permanent position available.
The shift hours available are 2:45 pm – 11:15pm and 10:45pm – 7:15 am.

Evening with weekend Shifts and Night with weekend Shifts are available.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources


Fax 845-374-8788

Email Address


Street Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Rt. 17M, PO Box 158

City New Hampton

State NY

Zip Code 10958


Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the New York State Civil Service Application and submit it with your other application materials.