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20 Jul 2021

Full-Time School Nurse

Chadwick School – Posted by atornabe Los Angeles County, California, United States

Job Description

Chadwick School Nurse
We are looking for an experienced school nurse to join our institution. Your primary responsibility will be to provide health services to students and our staff when they are at school. You are the primary leader for health services. For example, you’ll treat injuries and mild to acute illnesses, or support students with chronic illnesses. You’ll also help with preventive care by educating students on how to avoid communicable diseases and having proper hygiene. To succeed in this role, you must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate with children, their parents or guardians, and teachers.
Provides major or minor first aid to students and staff
Provides basic healthcare to students in case of acute illness
Develop health plans for students with chronic illnesses and disabilities
Educates students and staff on healthy habits, such as proper nutrition and hygiene
Detects health problems in early stages through regular sight and hearing screenings of students
Keeps track of students’ vaccination records on SchoolDoc
Follow-up with parents on delinquent physicals and immunization forms
Alerts faculty with student health concerns
Updates students’ medical history
Documents student and employee illnesses and submit incident reports for accidents
Coordinates with Human Resources to document / report worksite injuries
Provides ongoing health counseling with students, parents, and school personnel
Ensures school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases) – yearly flu shots for staff
Works well with risk management
Acts as a resource person to the school staff members in health instruction
Holds CPR/First Aid and other health-related trainings for staff
Acts as co-leader of Emergency Response team
Develops procedures for emergency nursing management
Takes the lead in an emergency as the head health professional
Collaborates with the athletic trainer regarding student health issues
Keeps all health records for faculty and staff – including TB assessments and CPR cards
Participates on various committees (ex. Wellness)
Compiles records and medications for school trips and participates on these trips as needed
Communicates with pediatricians and health care professionals as needed
Serves as a liaison health professional between home, school and the community
Provides consultation in the formation of health policies, goals, and objectives
Teaches classes (Life Skills, health Connected)
Orders medications and supplies for health Office PRN
Other Duties as assigned
Education, experience and skill requirements
* Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
Registered nurse – CA license
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in school nursing or pediatric nursing
Holds current CPR/ first aid certification (ACLS . PALS recommended)
Ensures compliance with national and local health laws
Use of a computer including google, SchoolDoc and various platforms
Knowledge of google, SchoolDoc and various software applications
Ability to:
Participate Cooperatively in a program of school health nursing
Provide leadership and professional judgement in making decisions
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities to meet deadlines under time constraints
Communicate appropriately, collaboratively, and effectively with students, parents, administrators, other school personnel, health care providers, and community agencies
Organize a health office and manage time
Is self-started or self-motivated
Work well with our other health care providers, counselors, and athletic trainer
Exhibit patience, courtesy, respect, ethical conduct and tact when dealing with all people
Required Screening: TB Assessment Clearances: Livescan Background check

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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