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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.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/08/17

Applications Due11/17/17

Vacancy ID45115

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSenior Physical Therapist

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $53339 to $67827 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 30 North Russell Road

City Albay

StateNY

Zip Code12206

Minimum Qualifications Promotion: One year of permanent service as Physical Therapist. Open Competitive: License to practice physical therapy and two years of post-licensing physical therapy experience. A Master’s Degree in physical therapy may be substituted for one year of the experience.

Duties Description The duties will include providing Professional Physical Therapy Services of a generalized, specialized and technical nature. The Senior Physical Therapist will provide interventions, write plans of care, act as a member of interdisciplinary teams, supervise Physical Therapy Assistants, attend meetings, provide specialized training for staff, including new employee orientation. The Senior Physical therapist will participate in committees. Daily travel is necessary throughout Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Southern Saratoga Counties.

Additional Comments • Family and household member relationships: OPWDD policy may impact eligibility for this position. Employees are responsible for recognizing the relationship and not posting for positions where it would be a concern. Before you apply read Section 120.27 of the Region 3 Policy Manual. Please e-mail ODHPRSNL if you have you need help determining if this policy applies to you.
• CAPA: Must be cleared by the NYS Central Register for Child Abuse and Maltreatment, if position requires working with minors and not previously cleared.
• 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.
• Please note: 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.
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.
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.
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone 518-388-0838

Fax 518-370-7536

Email Address odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 500 Balltown Road

City Schenectady

State NY

Zip Code 12304

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and résumé by November 17, 2017 at 4:00pm, to:
Human Resources Office
Capital District DDSO – OD Heck Campus
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
E-Mail: odh.personnel@opwdd.ny.gov
Fax: 518-370-7536

Please reference the above EOA #17-601 in all correspondence.

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