RN or LPN Contract School Nurse

To The Rescue

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare / Childcare & Personal Care
To The Rescue has an immediate opening for a 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.

Qualifications:
  • 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.
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 patients 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.
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.

Job ID: 67255

Posted 23 days ago

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