Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse, Education

Job Summary

Primarily responsible for the school health services to special education students.

We have THREE separate locations with RN/LPN positions (Springfield, MO; Lee's Summit, MO; Kansas City, MO)

Specifics

  • Hours: 8:15am - 3:15pm
  • Monday through Friday
  • THREE separate locations needing RN/LPN
  • Experience with pediatrics and/or individuals with disabilities preferred
  • Reports to: Supervising RN/Building Administrator
  • Department: Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Office: Special Education

Description of Work

  • Coordinate and implement a plan for health screenings
  • Coordinate, design, and implement special health care procedures
  • Provide training on lifting techniques, basic first aid, infection control procedures, administering medication, CPR, and other in-service as needed
  • Administer medication and other health care procedures according to physician orders
  • Follow proper nursing procedures and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Seek out and use community health service resources
  • Participate in staffing and IEP conferences to provide information on the student’s physical and health needs when requested
  • Oversee all SHCP and make sure they are completed correctly and all necessary supplies are available
  • Notify parents if additional supplies are needed
  • Utilize each student’s individual communication system
  • Take a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive school health plan
  • Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity, and consistency of thought
  • Collaborate with building administrator to maintain an orderly, attractive, safe, clean environment
  • Maintain CPR training instructor certification and basic CPR certification
  • Maintain confidentiality of parent, student, and staff personally identifiable information
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and access information via the internet
  • Itinerant travel may be assigned as needed
  • Perform the daily self-care of students as needed and assigned (e.g., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.)
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students
  • Participate in staff development activities to keep nursing skills updated and current
  • Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings may be required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Completion of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program in a recognized school of nursing
  • Active/Clear license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri
  • Direct care experience within the previous year
  • Active/Clear BLS (American Heart Association)
  • Successful completion of competency testing, drug screen, background check, physical exam, immunizations, and other agency screening/application requirements
  • Successful completion of other Client screening/application requirements

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Weekly payroll
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee benefits: 401-K, Vacation, Healthcare, Dental
  • Referral Program