Licensed Practical Nurse 1:1

Posted: 05/08/17 | SHARE:

Description:

VACANCY NUMBER:  2017-260

The work involves responsibility to provide routine practical nursing care of students including those with special health care needs in accordance with detailed and well-defined policies, rules and regulations. Employees assist either a School Nurse Teacher, Registered Professional Nurse (School) or School Physician in providing care to students. The work requires the understanding of and skill in routine practical nursing procedures and practices, but does not require the exercise of professional judgment called for in the position of Registered Professional Nurse. The work is performed under the direct supervision of either a Registered Professional Nurse or Licensed Physician. Does related work as required.

  • Provides routine practical nursing care to students with special health care needs;
  • Provides first aid treatment to students following accidents or other incidents on school property;
  • Administers oral, topical and inhalant medication to students according to State Education Department guidelines;
  • Provides gastrostomy feeding (bolus method or with medication) and nasogastric tube feedings;
  • Keeps attendance records, health records and related documents on special needs students of the school district;
  • Notifies parents and family physician of accidents or other health problems of students;
  • Consults with Registered Professional Nurse and teaching staff on various health issues;
  • Maintains an inventory of health office supplies and equipment;
  • Arranges transportation for sick or injured students with special needs to their homes, hospital or physician’s office;
  • Administers medications as prescribed by a physician;
  • Arranges for physicals and maintains health records for students with special health care needs.
  • Provides routine practical nursing care to students with special health care needs;
  • Provides first aid treatment to students following accidents or other incidents on school property;
  • Administers oral, topical and inhalant medication to students according to State Education Department guidelines;
  • Provides gastrostomy feeding (bolus method or with medication) and nasogastric tube feedings;
  • Keeps attendance records, health records and related documents on special needs students of the school district;
  • Notifies parents and family physician of accidents or other health problems of students;
  • Consults with Registered Professional Nurse and teaching staff on various health issues;
  • Maintains an inventory of health office supplies and equipment;
  • Arranges transportation for sick or injured students with special needs to their homes, hospital or physician’s office;
  • Administers medications as prescribed by a physician;
  • Arranges for physicals and maintains health records for students with special health care needs.

Starting Date:  As soon as possible

Application Deadline:  May 12, 2017

Starting Salary:  Dependent upon current step of contract. The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

Qualifications:

Possession of a current valid New York State license as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Apply to

http://www.capregboces.org/Employment/Index.cfm  to download an application which should include your letter of interest and resume.

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