RN Certified School Nurse Needed in Ocean County!

Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 774578

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $45 / Hour

Posted Date: 4/30/2024

Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $45 / Hour

Job ID: 774578

Posted Date: 4/30/2024

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The Certified School Nurse (CSN) identifies and treats health conditions among students in the school setting. The CSN provides instruction for the student’s general wellbeing and disease prevention. The Certified School Nurse must assess the student’s physical condition in the school setting and refer the student to appropriate resources as needed to be successful in school.

Please note that this pay range represents a good faith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this position based on the circumstances. The actual pay offered to a successful candidate will take into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to location, experience, and other variable factors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting plans by including assessment planning, health history or medical review for the student
  • Promotes healthy practices and nursing services to the students so they will be successful in general education classes
  • Coordinates services with other special services personnel within the school to support students 
  • Communicates with school administrators, teachers and other staff members about students with specific health problems adhering to HIPAA and federal laws
  • Follows the school’s district policies for health, emergency care, accidents, drug abuse and bullying
  • Notifies school Administers, local health department, parents and staff about confirmed communicable diseases within the school
  • Writes student’s IEP goals related to student’s health condition that is impacting student’s learning 
  • Completes and files school and state reports regarding screenings, immunizations, physicals, etc.
  • Charts pertinent information on student’s health file
  • Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies as applicable
  • Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and the health department
  • Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services
  • Maintains security of school health supplies and medications
  • Instructs students in health education according to the state curriculum 
  • Serves as a resource person on health issues
  • Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers
  • Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff
  • Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required
  • Recommends corrective action where problems are identified
  • Corresponds with parents on health needs of children
  • Identifies abnormal growth and development, symptoms of disease and discuss with parents
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current nursing license for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Certification or Credential in school nursing, required 
  • One year prior school nursing experience required
  • Pediatric experience, preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amegis’ Competency program when applicable 
  • Current CPR if applicable 
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements 
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required 
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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