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School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: October 2, 2021

Job Description:

Aveanna is offering exciting incentives for nurses this fall of up to $2750. If you’re an LPN, you can earn bonus cash while making a real difference in our patients’ lives. There are great opportunities throughout Passaic, Bergen and Morris County area, with flexible scheduling and cases close to you.  I’d love to tell you more about this program. Message me or call us at 856-206-5026 if you’d like more details!

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.

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

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