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LPN School Nurse - Sylvania Schools - Full Time - Days

Company: ProMedica
Location: Sylvania
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview The Registered Nurse provides nursing care to individuals and groups which require specialized knowledge, judgment, and skill derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social, spiritual/cultural, and nursing sciences. The Registered Nurse functions within the full scope of nursing practice as noted by the Board of Nursing of their designated state for which they are practicing in addition to compliance with any of the hospitals accrediting bodies. Full-Time Level: Mid Travel: No SuccessProfile Who is the ideal Promedica employee? We're looking for people to join our team who are motivated by making an impact and doing meaningful work. Responsible 10 Compassionate 9 Communicator 9 Adaptable 9 Multi-tasker 8 Additional success profiles: Detail oriented, Flexible, Helpful, Patient, Responsible, Sincere, Understanding Benefits Professional Growth Retirement & Savings Plan Innovative Training Programs Tuition AssistanceCareer Stability Comprehensive Health Coverage Job Requirements Being a part of a large family has advantages. With more than 500 ProMedica Physicians and advanced practice providers, our network is the region---s most complete, with connections to leading hospitals and a wide spectrum of health services. ProMedica Physicians have locations serving northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, all working together with a single mission: the health of our communities. Being a part of a large family has advantages. With more than 500 ProMedica Physicians and advanced practice providers, our network is the region---s most complete, with connections to leading hospitals and a wide spectrum of health services. ProMedica Physicians have locations serving northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, all working together with a single mission: the health of our communities. The primary focus of the LPN school nurse will be to assess the needs of the student population in the school; provide direct nursing services such as chronic disease management, immunizations and respiratory treatments, etc. for students requiring these services; work collaboratively with Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician; provide education to students; train school staff who may be assigned (when appropriate) to care for a student with special health concerns; and implement school health policies and procedures. ACCOUNTABILITIES Collaborate with school and school nurse on health care plan and emergency protocol for student requiring accommodations at school. Utilized telehealth effectively. Perform all necessary and applicable medical treatments, point of care testing, and procedures for chronic disease. Completes ongoing health assessments and plan health management protocols for students with chronic health problems. Monitor/support for designated school personnel delivering health services. Monitors immunization rates and compliance. Coordinate mandated health screenings. Direct/provide health screening and follow up including assistance with access to care. Connect students to resources including insurance. Communicates health status of student to staff, parents and health providers. Teach designated faculty/staff how to monitor and respond to emergencies that may occur in children with chronic diseases/special needs. Provide individual classroom education and counseling as needed. Provide appropriate overall health care needs for students in the school. Identify community resources for health related issues. Develop relationships within school district and community to meet health needs. Advocate for student health. Participate in district level school/community groups. Coordinate, link, refer and obtain health services (dental, vision, transportation, access to care) for individual students. Serve as a liaison/provide leadership for health issues in the building. Establish communication and provide consultation services to parents, the community, and all other health care providers. Provide health leadership in school multidisciplinary teams. Provide for ongoing health care education for students, parent/community/employee health promotion and education. JOB REQUIREMENTS Education: LPN Years of Experience: Two years of experience in nursing, preferably in pediatric, school health or public health nursing. License: LPN, State of Ohio Certification : BLS WORKING CONDITIONS May have exposure to communicable disease, body fluid and other conditions common to teaching/student environment. Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion. Requires lifting and carrying of items at times up to 30 lbs., bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organizational headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedica Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact employmentpromedica.org Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: ProMedica, Toledo , LPN School Nurse - Sylvania Schools - Full Time - Days, Healthcare , Sylvania, Ohio

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