School Clinic LPN

Lithia, Florida

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 791355

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $27 / Hour

Posted Date: 6/4/2024

Lithia, Florida

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $27 / Hour

Job ID: 791355

Posted Date: 6/4/2024

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Setting: School office clinic

Requirement: Prior pediatric experience

Schedule: Monday – Friday

Hours: 37.5 per week

Benefits: Weekly pay, health, vision, dental, 401(k)

Amergis Staffing is currently hiring Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who are committed and passionate about having a major positive impact on a child’s life.

Responsibilities:
  • Develops policies, procedures and work standards for school health program.
  • Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.
  • Initiates program changes as needed.
  • Manages program allotment efficiently.
  • Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and health department.
  • Collaborates with other child-support agencies in designing and providing a school health program.
  • Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program.
  • Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services.
  • Maintains security of school health supplies.
  • Instructs students in health education according to the state curriculum (K-12).
  • 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.
  • Conducts home visits when appropriate.
  • Corresponds with parents on health needs of children.
  • Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data.
  • Considerable knowledge of medical disorders, treatments, and child growth and development.
  • Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
  • Some knowledge of the school organization and the community served.
  • Ability to identify abnormal growth and development and symptoms of disease.
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources.
  • Ability to develop and maintain health records on students and positive working relationships.
  • Other Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) license for the state in which the nurse practices.
  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
  • One year prior Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) experience preferred.
  • Current BLS card.

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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