LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - LPN - 1:1 SCHOOL NURSE

Compensation

: $40,860.00 - $50,520.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - LPN - 1:1 SCHOOL NURSE
CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate 1:1 Licensed Practical Nurses for the 2019-2020 School Year with an anticipated start date of August!
1:1 SCHOOL NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE LPN:
* Hours: (may vary) 7:00 to 2:30pm, 8:00 am to 4:00pm - Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)
* Work a full school Calendar: mid-August through end of May
* As a 1:1 School Nurse you will provide care to children who are diabetic, have tracheostomies and/or are vent-dependent. You will have one main student assignment. Occasionally you may see a different sick/injured child for nursing advice/treatment. You will treat them according to health guidelines. You will be expected to follow MD orders according to PCP forms.
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE LPN:
* Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizer treatments
* Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays, inhalation
* Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.
* Documentation
* Identifies adverse reactions related to medications
* Insulin
* Sliding scale doses
* Doses based on carbohydrate counts
* Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE LPN SKILLS:
* At least six months of ventilator experience required for this position.
* Treatment of vent-dependent child
* Portable Ventilator troubleshooting
* Crisis management for vent-dependent child
* O2, inhaler, and nebulizer medication administration per vent
* Acute respiratory distress symptoms for vent-dependent child
* Tracheostomy care, replacement, and crisis management. In-line and standard suction catheters.
SKILLS CONTINUED FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE LPN:
* Treatment of diabetic children
* Glucose monitoring
* Ketone monitoring
* Hypoglycemic interventions
* Hyperglycemic interventions
* Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.
* Insulin pumps
* Enteral Nutrition:
* Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement
* Nasoenteric tubes
* PEG tubes
* CPR, AED, First aid
* Vital measurements: respiration, heart rate, temperature (P.O., tympanic, and axillary routes), pain
* Assessment: lung sounds, heart sounds, neurological, gastrointestinal, signs of abuse/neglect, various injuries
* Seizure precautions and crisis management
* Able to identify adverse reactions/negative changes in a child s assessment and is able to appropriately report these changes
* Identifies and appropriately reports emergent medical situations
* Catheterization of males and female children
ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:
CareerStaff Unlimited (CSU) is a leader in healthcare staffing, with a national network of 6 brands, operating 24 offices, serving over 1,650 clients, and employing over 4,350 clinicians. CSU attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments, are knowledgeable of industry technology, and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.
CSU services cover all types of medical personnel, including nurses, therapists and pharmacists. Our professional staffing team offers unrivaled customer service and industry commitment, unique opportunities, top pay, and benefits that meet the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians. With our local presence, CSU provides personalized support in each community while still benefiting from the national resources and assistance of our larger CSU network.
CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Shelby Evanczyk | Staffing Manager
CareerStaff Unlimited
###-###-#### | @CareerStaff.com
www.CareerStaff.com
Other Info
* Job City: Louisville
* Setting: School
* Order ID:71593
Associated topics: lead, licensed vocational nurse, lpn, med, nurse ii, nurse iii, nurse lpn, practical nurse lpn, vocational, vocational nurse * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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