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As a Nurse 1, on an assigned shift, under the supervision of a higher-level nurse or licensed medical professional, a Nurse 1 provides nursing care within established guidelines and procedures to individuals with conditions and treatments that are non-critical. This can include: Conducting health assessments; diagnosing and treating an individual’s response to actual, potential, or diagnosed health problems through the provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; and executing medical regimens prescribed by a licensed health care provider. Participating in staff training, preparing clinical and administrative reports, maintaining infection control standards, and functioning as a member of a treatment team. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Minimum Qualifications

To qualify for this position, you must be licensed and currently registered to practice nursing in New York State.

Applications are continuously accepted for this title regardless of whether a current vacancy exists. If you do not see vacancies in locations you would prefer, please use form OCFS-4980 to fill in the locations where you would accept being appointed should a vacancy occur, and submit that form with your application.

Candidates must complete a New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP) for scoring and submit completed applications to the Bureau of Personnel via email to or mail to:

Attention: Bureau of Personnel/Recruitment Unit
52 Washington Street Room 231N
Rensselaer, NY 12144


Background Investigation/Justice Center Review

Prospective appointees will be