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RN- Contract School Nurse

Registered Nurse- Contract School Nurse

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.

Summary of position/Objective:

The Contract School Nurse (RN or LPN) to administer care to patients on an hourly basis in the school setting, to include aboard school transportation. This will be performed in accordance with a physician directed school health plan, obtained by the school district, under the direction and supervision of the school district nurse and agency Clinical Manager.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Provides services in accordance with school health plan.

·         Regularly evaluates the patient's nursing needs.

·         Initiates the school health plan and informs supervisor of any needed necessary revisions.

·         Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skills.

·         Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures.

·         Prepares required documents/ notes for patient each day and submits to the school district as required.

·         Coordinates services.

·         Informs school district nurse and patients' parent(s) of changes in the patient’s condition and needs.

·         Participates in in-services programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel.

·         Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.

·         Gives total patient care as needed.

·         Observes confidentiality, safeguards all patient related information.

·         Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.

·         Completes documentation and paperwork in a timely manner per school district/ agency policy.

·         Immediately reports to Clinical Manager any patient incidents/ variances or complaints.

·         Demonstrates competent performance of technical skills according to established procedures.

·         Understands and adheres to established policies/procedures.

·         Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.

·         Maintains acceptable attendance status per Agency policy.

·         Reports all incomplete work assignments to Clinical Manager.

·         Demonstrates sound judgement, critical thinking and decision making.

·         Maintains current CPR certification.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies/Qualifications/Education:

·        Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in

       which practicing.

·      One (1) year nursing experience preferred.

·      Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Agency.

·      Ability to exercise initiative.

 Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

·      Have knowledge of auditing and monitoring procedures.

·      Have working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations affecting Iowa and Colorado.

·      Have working knowledge of privacy laws and regulations. 

·      Must possess strong leadership skills.

·      Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and

        provide  instruction and direction to employees on maintaining compliance with policies,

        rules and procedures.

·       Proficient with Microsoft Office that includes Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn computer

         programs for scheduling and timekeeping.

 

Certificates/Licenses/Registration:

Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.

One (1) year nursing experience preferred.

The employee shall possess a valid driver’s license and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance and provide proof of private vehicle coverage.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This role will not directly supervise employees.

Work Hours:

Hours are varied depending on the needs of the organization.

Work Environment:

The work environment is consistent with similar office environment settings.

Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and occasionally lift up to 80 pounds.

Travel:

Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond a 25-mile radius may be required, including out of state travel.

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

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To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.