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2A Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York 14020
An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Licensed Practical Nurse (Substitute), NS (CSEA-Inst)

Continuous Recruitment

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a  Licensed Practical Nurse (Substitute) position in the New York State School for the Blind. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the health care of students in the absence of regular staff. Duties of this position include, but are not 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 be eligible for OR possess a license and current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a temporary, hourly on-call position. 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. Fingerprinting through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division 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. Candidates are required to possess a license and current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State at the time of hire.  Continued employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse (Substitute) is dependent upon maintaining a license and current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State. Failure to maintain a license and current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State will result in removal from employment. Licensed Practical Nurse (Substitutes) are notified by phone when services are needed.  Every effort is made to give 24-hour prior notice. Hours will vary depending on the shift.  First shift hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, second shift hours are Sunday through Thursday, 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, and third shift hours are Sunday through Thursday, 11:00 pm to 7:00 am.


Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Applicants will be contacted when a vacancy is available.  Qualified candidates should send a completed Application for NYS Examinations (, resume, and letter of interest to (Email submissions are preferred).  You must include the Box number (LPN Sub - Batavia) of the position in all correspondence and in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

Grade Level: 
Negotiating Unit: 
Box #: 
LPN Sub - Batavia
Email Address: 
Office of Education Policy

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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