Early Childhood Center RN School Nurse

Evanston, Illinois

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 794555

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 12 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1600 / Week

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

Evanston, Illinois

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 12 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1600 / Week

Job ID: 794555

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

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The School Nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing process and the delivery of student/client care and/or contracted services in a school setting. The School Nurse may also be in a supervisory position within the contracted services. The School Nurse provides services in accordance with Amergis Healthcare’s philosophy, standards, policies and physician orders.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to plan, implement and evaluate student’s care needs
  • Demonstrates on each assignment the provision of skill nursing care in accordance with prescribed orders/IHP
  • Performs interventions, treatments and medications administration according to the identified priorities as outlined in the IHP
  • Monitors and documents effectiveness of interventions, treatments and medications
  • Completes documentation per client expectations
  • Coordinates and facilitates services as requested between the school, local health agencies and other community resources to meet the needs of the student
  • Communicates with the school district personnel about student’s plan of care/IHP
  • Notifies District School Nurse/Amergis Supervisor /Parent/Physician as outlined in the IHP regarding the following:

Changes in condition of student
Physician notification to obtain necessary orders
Collaborates with school/education personnel/other health agencies as requested, to design and meet student’s health care needs
Evaluates and assures student safety at all times
Adheres to Amergis Healthcare and school district policies
Maintains accuracy in student health record
Supports professional practice by observing the following:
Nurse Practice Act
Standards of Nursing Practice
Standards of Patient Care
Standards of accrediting body (The Joint Commission)
State laws
Educational Codes and Federal Laws as described in the ADA and IDEA
Patient Bill of Rights
Amergis Healthcare and school district policies

  • At request of school district participates in student care conferences/Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • LPN/LVNs should direct questions regarding orders and changes in condition to a Supervising RN (DN and/or Clinical Supervisor) 
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited registered, practical or vocational nursing program
  • Licensed as a Licensed Practical, Licensed Vocational or Registered Nurse in state(s) where practicing
  • One year of professional experience, preferred
  • Complies with accepted professional standard and practice
  • Willingness to participate in skill advancement, if applicable
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program
  • Current CPR
  • 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 may be 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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