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2090 Albany Post Road
Minimum Qualifications Open to NYS Employees: Current NYS employee and eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.
Open to the Public: There will be no written examination. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position.
Candidates must meet one of the following qualifications:
1. A license to practice as a practical nurse in New York State
2. A limited permit to practice as a practical nurse in New York State
3. 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 to qualify under this option.)
Note: If you are appointed with either qualification 2 or 3, you must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited permit was issued or the appointment will be voided. Continued employment will be contingent upon maintaining a valid NYS license to practice as a Practical Nurse.
Preference will be given to candidates with long-term care experience.
Duties Description As an LPN under the supervision of an RN, you would be involved in the treatment of residents. You would administer certain medications; observe residents and report changes in their condition; take and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure; and obtain specimens for analysis. You would prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed residents; and care for residents and their quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linen, lifting and moving residents and caring for their personal effects.
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