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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Nurse 1BAT-379/00307

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Nurse 1 position in the New York State School for the Blind. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for the health care of students and the supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Assist in establishing a behavior management plan that addresses any pertinent medical information and implement the plan consistently;
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of individual medical records and data collection;
  • Participate in Home-Residential-Health Center-School communication for program consistency;
  • Provide nurse intervention, documentation and case finding;
  • Provide supportive and/or restorative care, provide teaching and counseling on health issues, and instruct students about their medications as well as everyday hazards in their environment;
  • Administer medications, administer nebulizer treatments, administer and/or disconnect G-tube feeding on a student and provide related guidance and instruction;
  • Provide first aid according to policy, procedure, and individual care plans to injured students;
  • Admit and/or chart ill students to the sick bay and providing nursing care, report and refer ill students to the doctor’s office for evaluation and treatment;
  • Participate in staff training;
  • Prepare clinical and administrative reports including the Medicaid end of the month report;
  • Maintain infection control standards; and
  • Function as a member of a treatment team.

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