RN Certified School Nurse

Brooklyn, New York

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 791213

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $14 / Hour

Posted Date: 6/4/2024

Brooklyn, New York

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $14 / Hour

Job ID: 791213

Posted Date: 6/4/2024

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The Certified School Nurse (CSN) identifies and treatshealth conditions among students in the school setting. The CSN providesinstruction for the student’s general wellbeing and disease prevention. TheCertified School Nurse must assess the student’s physical condition in theschool setting and refer the student to appropriate resources as needed to besuccessful in school.

Salary : $ 55 per hour 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Individualized Education Program (IEP)meeting plans by including assessment planning, health history or medicalreview for the student
  • Promotes healthy practices and nursing services to thestudents so they will be successful in general education classes
  • Coordinates services with other special services personnelwithin the school to support students 
  • Communicates with school administrators, teachers and otherstaff members about students with specific health problems adhering to HIPAAand federal laws
  • Follows the school’s district policies for health, emergencycare, 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 healthcondition that is impacting student’s learning 
  • Completes and files school and state reports regardingscreenings, 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 educationand 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 thestate curriculum 
  • Serves as a resource person on health issues
  • Provides staff development on health-related topics forschool staff and volunteers
  • Screens and conducts health appraisals for students andstaff
  • 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 ofdisease and discuss with parents
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between theschool, local health agency, and other community resources
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current nursing license for the state in which the nursepractices
  • Certification or Credential in school nursing, required 
  • One year prior school nursing experience required
  • Pediatric experience, preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amegis’ Competency programwhen applicable 
  • Current CPR if applicable 
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements 
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers,clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English languageis 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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