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Minimum Qualifications Must have a current license and registration to practice in New York State, or a limited permit to practice in NYS, or an application on file for a limited permit to practice in NYS.
Must have and maintain a valid unrestricted license to drive in New York State.
Duties Description LPNs at OPWDD, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, are involved in the treatment of people with developmental disabilities;
LPNs administer medications and injections; perform tube feedings; hang IVs; collect blood samples (if certified for venipuncture); observe patients and report changes in their conditions; take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure; obtain specimens for analysis; and perform other medical procedures as ordered by a physician;
Additional Comments Positions available in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara Counties on day, afternoon and evening shift.
Candidates may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. For more information go to: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
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.
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Please submit a current resume with your application detailing your education & experience
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should call for an application 716-517-2057 or email email@example.com
Completed applications, along with a resume, should be mailed to Western NY DDSO-HRMO, 1200 East and West Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224 or faxed to 716-517-3715 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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