Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Blue Ridge, TEXAS | 21 days | Deadline: 19 Sep 2020

Job Summary

Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge ISD

Job Description

DISTRICT:   Blue Ridge ISD
STATUS:   OPEN
POSTING DATE:   07/21/2020
CLOSING DATE:   09/19/2020
POSTING NUMBER:   065152
LOCATION:   Blue Ridge Assigned Campus
POSITION:   Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
JOB DESCRIPTION:  

Implement district school health program and provide direct services to meet the needs of the students and staff under the clinical supervision of the school health coordinator or school nurse (RN).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

Education/Certification:
High School diploma or GED
Valid Texas license issued by the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of basic first aid and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Proficient keyboarding and file maintenance skills
Ability to use personal computer and software to develop databases and do word processing
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Nursing Services

1.   Provide direct care using school health protocols and individualized health plans (IHPs) established

bythe RN supervisor or medical advisor.

2.   Administer medication to students according to board policy and district procedures.

3.  Carry out mandatory screening programs, collect data, and complete required reports as directed.

4.  Collaborate with campus principal, school counselor, teachers, parents, food service, and other staff

regarding the health needs of the generalpopuation and those students with identified health conditions as

directed by the supervising RN.

5. Communicate with parents regarding individual students as directed by the school nurse (RN).

6. Participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee (ARD) meeting of students with identifiable

health needs if the RN is unable and collaborate

with appropriate staff and RN regarding implementation of health-related Individual Education Plan (IEP)

items.

7. Distribute information to faculty or staff on health related topics as needed and as directed by the RN.

8.Provide guidance to unlicensed assistive personnel or other school staff on health related tasks as directed by the RN.

Clerical

1.  Maintain accurate and confidential student health records, including immunization records, medication

administration records, and individual student treatment records.

2.Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including accurate, confidential health records on all students.


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard medical clinic equipment including automated external defibrillator (AED); special needs adaptive equipment; standard office equipment including computer and peripherals

Posture: Frequent standing, sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension

Lifting: Frequent light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds); may require regular heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and position of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint, assisting non-ambulatory students

Environment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases

 

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress        

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  

One year experience in health-related position, including contact with school-age children

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