Registered Nurse Staffing School Nurse
Company: Interim HealthCare
Posted on: January 15, 2022
The School Nurse -is a registered nurse, -who provides for the
health care of preschool children, school-age children and
adolescents within the school setting. The School Nurse exercises
independent and interdependent decision-making with direct
accountability for clinical judgment. May be required to do
paperwork (filing & sorting)
Elicits a comprehensive health history from the patient and/or
parents and caregivers, to reflect physical and emotional health,
developmental/social well-being and immunization status.
Performs health screens, physical exams, and age-appropriate
Analyzes health history and interprets other data collected to
determine health status and care needs.
Records all pertinent data.
Manages acute and emergency health problems in the school context
and coordinates services needed for optimal health, safety and
Participates in the implementation of a planned health education
curriculum in the schools.
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to
fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and
ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Registered Nurse with active -license in the state(s) in which
he/she is employed.
One (1) year experience
Able to provide proof of current Basic Life Support (BLS) training
to include adults, infants and children.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Able to effectively communicate with clinical and non-clinical
staff, children, adolescents, and adults.
Able to work autonomously and effectively in an interdisciplinary
Able to demonstrate basic understanding of computers and workplace
Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
Work is performed in school settings.
Ability to physically stretch, reach, bend, stoop, twist, sit,
stand, walk and climb stairs.
Requires normal, correctable vision and hearing and the ability to
identify and distinguish colors.
Light to medium physical activity that may require occasional
lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.
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