School Nurse

Catapult Learning! | Oakland, NJ

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Posted Date 2/10/2017
Description

SCHOOL NURSE

 

The school nurse is a health services specialist who assists pupils in attaining and /or maintaining optimum health and promotes good health habits and attitudes.

  • Review immunization records for school age children
  • Assist with Medical/Dental Screenings
  • Prepare and file state reports as required by law
  • Conduct audiometric screenings
  • Conduct scoliosis screenings
  • Conduct vision screenings
  • Conduct Height and Weight Screenings
  • Provide other optional screenings as needed, ex. Blood Pressure, Lice
  • Maintain student health records
  • Administer medication and/or treatment when necessary for pupils to attend school
  • Provide first aid and emergency care to all school age children
  • Provide the following services as promulgated by individual State Law/Regulation:
  • Notify parent/guardian if a screening defect is found upon screening and recommend appropriate follow-up
  • Observe and recommend to principal, exclusion of students who show evidence of communicable diseases and/or whose immunization records are not received from parent/guardian after numerous attempts.
  • Submit monthly report of health services and screenings performed to Catapult Learning Regional Director
  • Other duties may be assigned


Requirements for hire include a valid RN license, as required by contract. Pediatric experience is desirable, but not necessary. RN license and a Basic Life Support CPR - Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider card, as required by contract.

 

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.



 
 
PI96783156

 

County
Bergen

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