New York State of Opportunity

New York State Department of Civil Service announces Continuous Recruitment Examination Open to All Qualified Individuals

Licensed Practical Nurse

Applications Accepted
Continuously
Tests To Be Held
Periodically

 

Exams Included on This Announcement
Exam Number/Title Salary Grade
20-413, Licensed Practical Nurse G-10

Geographic Location Hiring Rate Job Rate
Statewide (all Counties not specified below) $37,366 $45,857
Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk $39,366 $47,857
Sunmount Developmental Disabilities Services Office (Franklin County) $41,005 $45,857
NYS Veterans Home at Montrose (Rockland County) $39,366 $47,857

Appointees may also be eligible for $575 inconvenience pay.

NO APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE REQUIRED

Appointees who work in the five boroughs of New York City or in Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, or Westchester Counties will receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment. Appointees who work in Dutchess, Orange, or Putnam Counties will receive an additional $1,513 annual mid-Hudson adjustment.

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Minimum Qualifications

On or before the date of filing your application, you must have one of the following:

  1. a license and current registration to practice as a practical nurse in New York State; OR
  2. a limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State; OR
  3. an application on file for a limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State. (You must be appointed immediately following graduation from an approved school of practical nursing in New York State to qualify under this option.)

Note: If you are appointed with either qualification "2" or "3," you must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited permit was issued or steps will be taken to remove you from the position.

Notes

  1. If you fail to maintain your license and registration once you are appointed to Licensed Practical Nurse, action will be taken to remove you from the position.
  2. Credentials will be reviewed at the time of interview.
  3. Questions regarding requirements for licensure and registration should be directed to the New York State Education Department, Office of the State Board for Nursing, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12237 or by calling (518) 474 3817. The State Education Department may also be contacted by e-mail at nursebd@mail.nysed.gov
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. For appointment in the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities ONLY: Upon appointment you must submit proof of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Contact the Personnel Office of the facility in which you are interested in employment for specific information on this requirement. If you fail to maintain your license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State, appropriate measures may be pursued to remove you from this position.
  7. Applicants for positions at any of the Veterans' Homes operated by the Department of Health must have no findings of abuse, neglect, mistreatment or misappropriation of resident funds listed on the New York State or any state nursing home registry to be considered for appointment.
  8. Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis.
  9. Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: In some agencies, the names of all prospective employees will be:
    • 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);
    • Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC). All convictions must be reported. Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor or any falsified or omitted information 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;
    and may be:
    • Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees whose names appear on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
    You will be responsible for payment of all required fees.

The Positions

There are over 1,800 positions of Licensed Practical Nurse located throughout the state in the facilities of the Office of Mental Health, Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, Department of Correctional Services and Community Supervision, Education Department, Department of Health, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, and the State University of New York.

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Duties

As a Licensed Practical Nurse under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you would be involved in the treatment of patients/residents. You would administer medications and injections; perform tube feedings; hang IVs; collect blood samples if certified for venipuncture; provide colostomy care; observe patients and report changes in their condition; take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure; obtain specimens for analysis and perform other medical procedures as ordered by a physician. You would prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed patients/residents; and care for patients/residents and their quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linen, lifting and moving patients/residents and caring for their personal effects. Provision of nursing services may take place within a state operated facility or community based residential or program setting.

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Subject of Examination

There will be no written test. If you meet the Minimum Qualifications your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position. It is essential that you describe your education and experience as completely as possible on the examination application NYS-APP form. Ambiguity, vagueness or omissions will not be decided in your favor. Do NOT send resumes. If you need more space, attach additional 8��" x 11��� sheets, following the same format used on the application form. Additional unsolicited information will not be accepted after the last day for filing.

Your final score must be 70 or higher in order to pass. Rank on the eligible list will be determined after adding any wartime Veterans��� and Civil Service Law Section 85-a credits to your final passing score.

Important: The Department of Civil Service and other state agencies may communicate with you through email correspondence. This may include the notification of your examination results and canvassing you for interest in appointment. It will be important for you to keep your email address, phone number and mailing address current by logging into https://www.cs.ny.gov/home/myaccount.

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How to Apply

Where to Apply

Mail your completed application form NYS-APP) directly to the agencies or facilities where you wish to be employed, as directed in the listings below. Do not send applications to the New York State Department of Civil Service.

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Mail the completed application to the hospital or veterans home where you wish to be employed:

Helen Hayes Hospital
Route 9W
West Haverstraw, NY 10993
(845) 786-4000
Attention: Human Resources Department


New York State Veterans Home at Batavia
220 Richmond Avenue
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 345-2000
Attention: Human Resources Department


New York State Veterans Home at St. Albans
178-50 Linden Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434-1467
(718) 481-6268
Attention:  Human Resources Department


New York State Veterans Home at Oxford
4211 State Highway 220
Oxford, NY 13830-4305
(607) 843-3121
Attention:  Human Resources Department

New York State Veterans Home at Montrose
2090 Albany Post Road
Montrose, NY 10548-1454
(914) 788-6000
Attention:  Human Resources Department

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
Mail the completed application to the facility where you wish to be employed:

Long Island State Veterans Home
Human Resources Department
100 Patriots Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790


State University of
New York at Albany
Human Resources Administration UAB 300
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222


State University of New York at Binghamton
Administrative Building
AD 2420
Binghamton, NY 13902


State University of New York
at Stony Brook
390 Administrative Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751


State University of New York at Buffalo
120 Crofts Hall
Amherst Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-7022


SUNY College at Buffalo
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222-1095

SUNY College at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454


SUNY College at New Paltz
Human Resources
1 Hawk Drive
Haggerty Building, Room 203
New Paltz, NY 12561


SUNY College at Oswego
410 Culkin Hall
Oswego, NY 13126


SUNY College at Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676


State University College of
Technology at Canton
Canton, NY 13617


State University College of
Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville
Morrisville, NY 13408-0901


SUNY College at Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015

NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

APPLY TO:
NYS School For The Blind
2A Richmond Avenue
Batavia, NY 14020-1499

(585) 343-5384

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES
MAIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION WITH A LIST OF THE TREATMENT CENTERS WHERE YOU WISH TO BE EMPLOYED TO:

Russell E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center
Rockland Psychiatric Center
Box 140
Orangeburg, NY 10962-1129
(845) 359-8500


Bronx Addiction Treatment Center
Bronx Psychiatric Center
Building 13
1500 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2723
(718) 904-0026, Ext. 2


Creedmoor Addiction Treatment Center
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
Building #19, CBU 15
80 45 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village, NY 11427
(718) 264-3740


Kingsboro Addiction Treatment Center
754 Lexington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(718) 453-3200


McPike Addiction Treatment Center
1213 Court Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 797-6800, Ext. 4801


John L. Norris Addiction Treatment Center
Rochester Psychiatric Center
1111 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14620-3005
(585) 461-0410


C.K. Post Addiction Treatment Center
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
Building 1, 998 Crooked Hill Road
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087
(631) 434-7209


St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center
One Chimney Point Drive
Hamilton Hall
Ogdensburg, NY 13669-2291
(315) 393-1180


South Beach Addiction Treatment Center
South Beach Psychiatric Center
Building A
777 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305-3499
(718) 667-4219


M. A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center
360 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213-1205
(716) 882 4900


Dick Van Dyke Addiction Treatment Center
1330 County Road 132
Ovid, NY 14521
(607) 869 9500


Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center
Suite No. 12/16, Building 92
117 Seward Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 341-2500



NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH
MAIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION TO THE FACILITY WHERE YOU WISH TO BE EMPLOYED.

Bronx Children's Psychiatric Center
1000 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 239-3600


Bronx Psychiatric Center
1500 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 931-0600


Buffalo Psychiatric Center
400 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 885-2261


Capital District Psychiatric Center
75 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 549-6000


Central New York Psychiatric Center
P O Box 300, Old River Road
Marcy, NY 13403
(315) 765-3600


Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
79-25 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village, NY 11427
(718) 264-4000


Elmira Psychiatric Center
100 Washington Street
Elmira, NY 14901-2898
(607) 737-4711

Greater Binghamton Health Center
425 Robinson Street
Binghamton, NY 13904
(607) 724-1391


Hutchings Psychiatric Center
620 Madison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 426-3600


Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
681 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 221-7700


Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center
600 East 125th Street
Wards Island, NY 10035
(646) 672-6767


Manhattan Psychiatric Center
Wards Island Complex
Wards Island, NY 10035
(212) 369-0500


Mid Hudson Psychiatric Center
2834 Route 17M
New Hampton, NY 10958
(845) 374-8700


Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center
1400 Noyes at York
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 738-3800


Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
140 Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 398-5500


New York City Children's Center
Brooklyn Campus
1819 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233-4513
(718) 221-4500


New York City Children's Center
Queens Campus
74 03 Commonwealth Boulevard
Bellerose, NY 11426
(718) 264-4500


NYS Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
(212) 543-5000


Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
998 Crooked Hill Road
West Brentwood, NY 11717
(631) 761-3500


Rochester Psychiatric Center
1111 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 241-1200


Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center
2 First Avenue
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 680-4000


Rockland Psychiatric Center
Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 680-4000


Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center
197 Half Hollow Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 370-1701


St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center
One Chimney Point Drive
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
(315) 541-2001


South Beach Psychiatric Center
777 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 667-2300


Western NY Children's Psychiatric Center
1010 East and West Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 677-7000


NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION
MAIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION WITH A LIST OF THE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WHERE YOU WISH TO BE EMPLOYED TO:

APPLY TO:
NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
1220 Washington Avenue
State Office Building Campus
Building #2
Albany, NY 12226-2050
(518) 457‑8132

Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
247 Harris Road
Bedford Hills, NY 10507‑2499
(914) 241-3100


Fishkill Correctional Facility
Box 307
Beacon, NY 12508
(845) 831-4800


Coxsackie Correctional Facility
Box 200
West Coxsackie, NY 12051‑0200
(518) 731-2781


Mohawk Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 8450
6100 School Road
Rome, NY 13440
(315) 339-5232

Wende Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 1187
Alden, NY 14004‑1187
(716) 937-4000

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
MAIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION TO THE FACILITY WHERE YOU WISH TO BE EMPLOYED.

Bernard M. Fineson Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
P.O. Box 280507
Queens Village, NY 11428-0507
(718) 217 5110


Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
888 Fountain Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11239
(718) 642 6310


Broome Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905 1695
(607) 770 0241


Capital District Developmental
Disabilities State Operations Office
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 388 0838


Central New York Developmental
Disabilities State Operations Office
Rome Office
101 W. Liberty Street
Rome, NY 13440
(315) 336 2300, Ext. 578

Central New York Developmental
Disabilities State Operations Office
Syracuse Office
187 North Concourse
Syracuse, NY 13212
(315) 473 6980


Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
Attention: Human Resources Office
620 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 461-8800


Hudson Valley Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
P.O. Box 470
Thiells, NY 10984
(845) 947-6192


NYS Institute For Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 494 5100


Long Island Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
Suite 1, 45 Mall Drive
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 493-1700


Metro New York Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
Human Resources Office
2400 Halsey Street
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-0710


Staten Island Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
1150 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314 6316
(718) 983 5433


Sunmount Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
(518) 359 4150


Taconic Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
26 Center Circle
Wassaic, NY 12592
Attn: OHRM
(845) 877-6821, Ext. 3367


Western New York Developmental Disabilities State Operations Office
1200 East & West Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 517-2000



Additional Information

New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, arrest and/or criminal conviction record, or any other category protected by law, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Appointment to many positions in State government require candidates to undergo an investigative screening. This may include a thorough character investigation, a Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Record History Check, a Child Abuse Registry clearance, or other similar procedures. Candidates may be fingerprinted and may be required to pay any necessary fees for that procedure. Depending on the nature of the job, the criminal convictions discovered, or any falsified or omitted information revealed, the investigative findings may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.

Eligibility for Employment

You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment and throughout your employment with New York State. If appointed, you must produce documents that establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States, as required by the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Reasonable Accommodations in Testing

It is the policy of the Department of Civil Service, in accordance with the New York State Human Rights Law and the Americans with Disabilities Act, to provide qualified persons with disabilities equal employment opportunity and equal opportunity to participate in and receive the benefits, services, programs, and activities of the Department. It is the policy of the Department to provide such persons reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications as are necessary to provide equal opportunity. Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in an examination must note this on their application. Further information is available from the Test Administration Unit of the Department of Civil Service. In the Albany area, call 518-457-2487. Outside of the Albany area, call toll free at 1-877-697-5627. For TDD services, call NY Relay at 711 (requires a fee) or 1-800-662-1220.

New York State Residence Is Not Required For Most Positions

However, you must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Continuous Recruitment/Eligible Lists

Candidates who meet the qualification and pass this examination will have their names placed on the eligible list in the order of final scores, regardless of the date on which they filed or took the test. Generally, the names of qualified candidates will remain on the eligible list for two years. Appeal of ratings will not be allowed as the opportunity for retest exists. The department of Civil Service reserves the right to terminate this special recruitment program.

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Reissued: 12/17

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