Job Application - PRK Williams Inc

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School Nurse - Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

JOB SUMMARY:

A School Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an hourly basis in the school setting, to include aboard school transportation. This is 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.


QUALIFICATIONS:

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

2.      One (1) year nursing experience, preferred

3.      Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this agency

4.      Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Provides services in accordance with the school health plan

2.      Regularly evaluates the patient’s nursing needs

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

4.      Furnishes those services requiring substantial specialized nursing skill

5.      Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures

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

7.      Coordinates services

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

9.      Participates in in-service programs, supervising and teaching other nursing personnel

10.    Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures

11.    Gives total patient care as needed

12.    Observes confidentiality, safeguards all patient related information

13.    Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled

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

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

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

17.    Understands and adheres to established policies/procedures

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

19.    Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy

20.    Reports all incomplete work assignments to Clinical Manager

21.    Appearance is always within Agency standard; is clean and well groomed

22.    Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine           assignments

23.    Maintains clean and neat work environment

24.    Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making

25.    Maintains current CPR certification

26.    Performs other duties as assigned

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works indoors in school and travels to/from school on school transportation.


RISK EXPOSURE:

High risk


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position without compromising patient care.


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.