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To Apply:

Submit a Georgia Academy for the Blind Application, State of Georgia Application for Employment, or resume* to:
Personnel Office
Attn: Mattie Moore
Georgia Academy for the Blind
2895 Vineville Avenue
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 751-6083(Phone)
(478) 751-6659(Fax)
mmoore@doe.k12.ga.us
*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - GAB 13-04 All Job Openings
Job Title:Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Post Date:October 2, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00055240 (10-month position)
Location:Georgia Academy for the Blind, 2895 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit:Georgia Academy for the Blind/State Schools Division
Description of Duties:
Under general supervision, provides various direct, technical nursing care functions in accordance with individual nursing care plans or as directed by attending physician or school clinic nurse.  Duties include, but are not limited to, administering medications, recording required information in students’ charts, and notifying school personnel and parents as necessary; observing students’ conditions and behaviors, and intervenes as appropriate; assuring all ordered medications are administered and treatments are completed; monitoring location, care, safety, and physical and mental well-being of students; proactively encouraging healthy mental and physical development; assessing and monitoring the immunization status of each student; and collaborating with faculty, parents, and students on student health issues to provide school wellness.
Minimum Qualifications:
A current Georgia license to practice as a licensed practical nurse
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess the following:
• One or more years of experience working with children in an educational setting
• Current CPR certification           
Salary/Benefits:
Pay grade 9 - $16,160.47- $28,276.48 annually.  This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis.  Salary will be based on the number of days worked.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Academy for the Blind not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.