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School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.
Pay and benefits:
Starting at $30 an hour
In-house trainings provided by Aveanna Clinicians: Trach/Vent, Adult to Peds, etc.
Full-time, Part-time, Per Diem work available
Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Sick Leave, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Stock Purchase Program
Professional development and growth opportunities available
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

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.
As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.
Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Hackensack , School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN), Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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