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School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

Job Details

Requisition #:
112112

Location:
Scranton, PA 18501

Category:
LPN/LVN

Position Overview
The School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing direct school nursing services in an effort to promote prevention, medical management and academics.

Day shift**

Scranton and Surrounding areas

Monday-Friday

Off on Holidays

Essential Job Functions
• Maintain standards of nursing while providing care under the supervision of a registered nurse
• Perform treatments and/or procedures with skill and competence
• Maintain and follow physician order for any invasive procedure and/or skill. Administer medication as per MD order and/or parental consent
• Attend Health Plan meetings and school conferences when applicable; assisting with the plan of care under the direction of a physician, registered nurse, school designee and/or parent
• Attend appropriate continuing education programs as per licensure requirements and participate in Aveanna in-servicing and training as offered
• Exhibit behavior supporting and promoting student’s rights and overall wellbeing
• Follow Aveanna and school board policies and procedures that affect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students in the school health setting
• Report any changes in the student’s mental, physical, or environmental condition (including any incidents) to the physician, nursing supervisor, school designee and parent as applicable
• Recognize and report signs of substance abuse, physical abuse or neglect
• Provide a clean and safe environment within the school, including the safe use of equipment. Maintain a neat and orderly workspace
• Identify appropriate methods for storage of equipment, supplies, and medications
• Provide individual teaching and training with student and/or others in an effort to encourage and promote student independence when applicable
• Collaborate, coordinate and supervise services with others in order to promote academics and individualized student needs
• Accurately document services provided in accordance with agency policies and procedures on the day the services are rendered
• Submit nursing documentation, logs, reports and timesheets according to company guidelines

Requirements
• Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
• Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice
• Current CPR certification
• Current Basic Life Support certification
• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures
Additional state specific requirements:
• Continuing Education as required by state

Preferences
• Pediatrics

Other Skills/Abilities
• Attention to detail
• Time Management
• Leadership skills
• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
• Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
• Must be able to travel
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
• Must be able to sit and climb stairs
• Must have visual and hearing acuity
• Must have strong sense of smell and touch
• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Environment
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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