NYS School for the Blind Substitute Licensed Practical Nurse in Batavia, New York

The New York State School for the Blind (NYSSB) in Batavia is seeking to fill a temporary Nurse 1 Substitute position. The NYSSB provides educational and residential services to students who are blind and have additional disabilities. Under the direction of the Nurse Administrator 1, major responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide health care to students in the absence of regular staff; Perform clinical rounds; Record and administer medications promptly; Assess health program for service delivery; Observe and record symptoms of illness accurately and objectively; Treat problems from standing orders; Maintain specific health records and reports on each student; and Communicate appropriately with students, direct care staff, parents and other health agencies with tact, confidence and in concert with school procedures.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Promotions and transfers may change appointees negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. This will be a temporary, hourly position. Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of the Budget approval.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a license and current registration to practice as a practical nurse in New York State OR a limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State OR an application on file for a limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State. If you have 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. Will accept a trainee.

APPLICATION: Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Applicants will be contacted when a vacancy is available. Qualified candidates should send a resume, letter of interest, and completed Civil Service Application for NYS Exams to nyssbjobs@nysed.gov. You must include the Box number (Nurse 1 Sub - Batavia) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. The Civil Service Application for NYS Exams is available at http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf.