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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse

CareerStaff Unlimited

Last Updated: 10/24/21

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse

CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate Licensed Practical Nurses for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Hourly Comp: $21.50

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse

  1. Hours: 7:00am to 2:30pm or 8:30am to 4:00pm - Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)
  2. Work a full school Calendar: Beginning of August through end of May
  3. As a school nurse you will provide care to various sick/injured children according to health guidelines. You will provide health services outlines in school health services manual.

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LPN:

  1. Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizers
  2. Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays
  3. Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.
  4. Documentation - Online/Paper
  5. Identifies adverse reactions related to medications
  6. Insulin
  7. Doses based on carbohydrate counts
  8. Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps

SKILLS FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LPN:

  1. Identification of students with chronic health conditions
  2. Care coordination for children with chronic health needs
  3. Support for control of communicable diseases such as COVID-19 including contract tracing
  4. Record checks and outreach to families for state-required health screenings/immunizations
  5. Treatment iof children with diabetes
  6. Glucose monitoring
  7. Ketone monitoring
  8. Hypoglycemic interventions
  9. Hyperglycemic interventions
  10. Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.
  11. Insulin pumps
  12. Enteral Nutrition:
  13. Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement
  14. Nasoenteric tubes
  15. PEG tubes
  16. CPR, AED, First aid

SKILLS CONTINUED FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LPN:

  1. Vital measurements: respirations, heart rate, temperature (P.O., tympanic, and axillary routes), pain
  2. Assessment: lung sounds, heart sounds, neurological, gastrointestinal, signs of abuse/neglect, various injuries
  3. Immunization administration
  4. Seizure precautions
  5. Able to identify adverse reactions/negative changes in a child’s assessment and is able to appropriately report these changes
  6. Identifies and appropriately reports emergent medical situations
  7. Catheterization of males and female children
  8. Tracheostomy care, replacement, In-line and standard suction catheters.
  9. Application of splints, ace bandages, cast care, warm/cool compresses
  10. Childhood behavioral/mood disorders
  11. Commonly seen medical conditions in a school:
  12. Headaches, cuts/scrapes, fevers, vomiting/diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, allergies, conjunctivitis, rashes, head lice

ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:

CareerStaff Unlimited (CSU) is a leader in healthcare staffing, with a national network of 6 brands, operating 24 offices, serving over 1,650 clients, and employing over 4,350 clinicians. CSU attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments, are knowledgeable of industry technology, and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.

CSU services cover all types of medical personnel, including nurses, therapists and pharmacists. Our professional staffing team offers unrivaled customer service and industry commitment, unique opportunities, top pay, and benefits that meet the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians. With our local presence, CSU provides personalized support in each community while still benefiting from the national resources and assistance of our larger CSU network.

CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).

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Other Info
  • Job City: Louisville
  • Setting: School
  • Order ID: 304202
  • Hourly Comp: $21.50



Company Details

Irving, Texas, United States
With over 200 recruitment professionals and CareerStaff’s unparalleled customer service, clinicians are connected to unique career opportunities nationwide that meet their lifestyle including top pay and benefits. We offer per diem, local, and travel career opportunities for allied, interim healthcare leadership, nursing, and pharmacy.