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Aveanna School Registered Nurse (RN) in Plainville, Massachusetts

School Registered Nurse (RN)

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Requisition #:

123363

Location:

Plainville, MA 02762

Category:

Nursing

Position Overview

The School Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing direct school nursing services in an effort to promote prevention, medical management and academics.

1:1 Nursing

evenings and overnight available

Essential Job Functions

• Provides school nursing services to direct service school districts

• Assesses and evaluates the health and developmental status of the student in order to make a nursing diagnosis and establish a priority for action

• Interprets the health and developmental status of the student to school personnel, parents, and the student as appropriate

• Serves as a health resource person in the health instruction curriculum and takes leadership with faculties in planning and implementing a health education programs.

• Provides parent education related to student needs

• Participation in the development of Health Plans and attend school conferences when applicable. Provide care, delegate and teach care to others under the established plan of care while following the direction of a physician, nursing supervisor, 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

• Identify appropriate methods for storage of equipment, supplies, and medications.

• Maintain and coordinate standards of nursing while managing a comprehensive school health program

• Provide preventive and rehabilitative measures while assisting/providing nursing assessments and screenings in an effort to promote safety and health for all

• 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

• 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 within a timely manner and per policy

Requirements

• Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

• Current, unrestricted state license as a Registered 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 experience preferred

Other Skills/Abilities

• Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times

• 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

• 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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