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Job Opening Information LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Job Number
SPE19-0030

Position Title
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Job Description

LOCATION:   Elmira Heights School District

Full-time position (1.0 FTE); 6.5 hours per day, 10 month, school calendar

This is a one-on-one LPN position which involves caring for the medical needs of a student placed in BOCES' classrooms located in a Special Education program.  This position also requires riding the bus to and from school with the student. Assistance with all medical aspects of the students’ day is expected.

  • Student needs assistance with areas of daily living skills which may include but are not limited to; toileting, personal care, feeding, maintaining safety during transitions, redirection, task initiation, communication, interacting with others and supervision for sensory activities and routines;
  • Student requires daily tube feedings;
  • Student needs constant monitoring during and after feedings;
  • Regular assessment of respiratory needs;
  • The employee must possess a valid NYS Licensed Practical Nurse license and be physically able and willing to meet the needs of the student;
  • Dispensing medications, under direction of R.N.;
  • Completing Medicaid paperwork, under the direction of R.N.;
  • Assist with student arrival and departure;
  • Help student carry out prescribed physical exercises;
  • Help student with daily living skills/hygiene;
  • Follows medical protocol;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Service Title
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE
Job Qualifications
  • Must possess a valid NYS Licensed Practical Nurse license; experience in working with disabled students is preferred.   The employee must be physically able and willing to meet the needs of the student.  The LPN will dispense medications under the directions of the R.N.  TCI training is required for this position.

    Civil Service Non-Competitive Classification

Salary:  Per Support Staff Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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