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LPN in Baltimore

Baltimore, MD 21201

TheraCare of New York

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse

School nurse provide health services for students and staff and act as advocates, liaisons and consultants on health related issues for students, families and school personnel. They are an integral part of the school program in supporting an optimum physical, mental, emotional and social climate for all students and staff. The services provided by the School Nurse include: health care delivery, health counseling and health program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Two years experience working with children or combination of education and experience totaling three years
  • Interest and desire to work with children with developmental disabilities and special health care needs
  • Experience with diabetic patients and insulin pump, Gastrostomy Tube, tracheotomy and ventilator care
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/ DUTIES:

The essential functions/duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Under the Supervising Registered Nurse, provide direct nursing care to student who requires medical support in order to attend to and access the instructional program in a safe and secure environment and in accordance with Nursing Standards and MD Licensing
  • Assist with physical care and physical management of student, including toileting, feeding, and positioning, as needed and appropriate
  • Operate and assist with the care of students medical equipment/classroom equipment
  • Provide educational support and management of student, as needed, during instructional and non-instructional activities
  • Communicate with and provide education to school staff, medical personnel and families regarding the medical needs of the student as directed by registered nursing personnel or administrators
  • Documenting health services provided in accordance with the MD COMAR standards
  • Completing student and staff insurance/accident reports
  • Participate in training as required to update or maintain skills
  • Other duties as assigned
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:
  • Substitute nursing (per diem)
  • 1:1 cases with special needs students (full-time)
  • School nurse transportation cases morning and/or afternoons
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School Diploma/G.E.D.
  • Requires current & valid MD state licensure & CPR certificate
  • Must pass BCPS criminal history background check & fingerprinting
  • Must pass drug screening
  • Must possess current liability insurance
  • Must have current TB clearance
  • Valid drivers license and access to a vehicle
  • Willingness to be assigned to any site/assignment within Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment in decision making and communicate effectively
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MAY BE EXPANDED):
  • Hand dexterity ability (ability to operate mobile device, telephone, computer)
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations
  • May require physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials between lbs.
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