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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.
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.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingPlease note that starting salary for this title reflects the increased hiring salary pay differential.
$41,824 - $46,772 - Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for ISU Grade 10 ($38,113), and Increased Hiring Salary ($3,711).