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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.
Upon appointment, candidate must submit proof of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle 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;
• As an LPN, a candidate must be able to prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed individuals; and care for people in their living quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linens, lifting and moving; and care for any personal needs.
Additional Comments • Competitive Salary • Health Insurance • Retirement Plan • Paid Vacation • Paid Holidays • Paid Sick Leave • Opportunities for Advancement • Professional Development Opportunities • FLEX Spending (Dependent Care & Health Care Spending Account) • Employee Assistance Program • Loan Forgiveness Programs • Workers’ Compensation • Workplace Violence Prevention Program • Domestic Violence Prevention Program • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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