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2A Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020
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Licensed Practical Nurse (Substitute), NS (CSEA-Inst)

Hours Vary: 1st shift is Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, 2nd shift is Sunday through Thursday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, and 3rd shift is Sunday through Thursday 11:00 pm to 7:00 am

The New York State Education Department’s School for the Blind is seeking to fill a Licensed Practical Nurse (Substitute) position.  The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the health care of students in the absence of regular staff. Major duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Carry out clinic rounds, record and give 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 accordance with school procedures.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Candidates must have a license 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 be eligible 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.  You must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited permit was issued.

Preferred Qualification: 
Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a temporary, hourly, on-call position.  Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Criminal Justice Services, a background check with the Office of Children and Family Services and clearance from the Justice Center Staff Exclusion List is required for employment.  Fees associated with this process are at the applicant’s expense.  Licensed Practical Nurse substitutes are notified by phone when services are needed.  Every effort is made to give 24 hour prior notice.  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.  Continued employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse is dependent upon maintaining a current license and registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.  Failure to maintain this license or eligibility will result in removal from employment.


Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.  Applicants will be contacted when a vacancy is available.  Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to (email submissions are preferred).  Please include the Box number (LPN Substitute - Batavia) of the position in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Grade Level: 
Negotiating Unit: 
Box #: 
LPN Substitute - Batavia
Email Address: 
New York State School for the Blind

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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