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Per Diem School Nurse (On-Call)

Company: Lowell Community Charter Public School
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Per Diem School Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) On Call Sub

Reports to: Director of Student Support Services and/or her designee

JOB GOAL: To assist in providing a healthy school setting for children. To provide first aid when needed and to monitor and enforce health related laws, codes and immunization requirements.

This position is for an on-call substitute for our school nurse department.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer medications following school policies. Provide minor first aid to all students.
  • Review health and immunization records for compliance.
  • Coordinate annual health screenings; provide health screenings for head lice.
  • Provide classroom health education when asked.
  • Plan with Registered Nurse, procedures for the ill.
  • Establish safe school clinic procedures.
  • Provide annual CPR and Blood borne Pathogens training for employees.
  • Complete health evaluations of students as required by school policy, Department of Public Health, or DESE.
  • Consult with students, administrators, teachers and other staff as needed, to explain health assessments or other medical information.
  • Assist students, families, and staff in locating and accessing appropriate health services.
  • Provide necessary services to help students and staff in case of emergency.
  • Maintain health records and files.
  • Complete health assessments, as required.
  • Work cooperatively with other health professionals and agencies in the delivery of services.
  • Complete follow up on accident reports with students and parents.
  • Advice supervisor on medical or health related issues on an as-needed basis.
  • Complete plans, reports, and other documentation, as may be required by policy or regulation.

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a valid MA LPN certification
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of appropriate policies, regulations, and statutes
  • Ability to adapt to changes and work priorities, maintain confidentiality, work as part of a team and working with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to work and communicate with a community with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups;
  • Work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment and programs, including word processing and databases.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships, especially with school age children; displaying tact and courtesy with students, staff, parents and guardians.

Keywords: Lowell Community Charter Public School, Lowell , Per Diem School Nurse (On-Call), Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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