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School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

at Aveanna in Lewes, Delaware, United States

Job Description

School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

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Job Details

Requisition #:

157038

Location:

Lewes, DE 19958

Category:

LPN/LVN

Salary:

Starting at $33.00 per hour

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 $28 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.

Requirements:

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.

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

Preferences

• Pediatrics

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

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Job Posting: JC229702163

Posted On: Dec 03, 2022

Updated On: Jan 06, 2023

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