Part-time LPN

Garden Valley School District Southwest / Boise School Nurse Not Applicable Part Time Posted 10M ago

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Job description
Position Type: Pupil Services / LPN
TITLE: School Licensed Practical Nurse
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Have graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing and hold an Idaho license in good standing as a licensed practical nurse.
• Have a minimum of two years experience as a licensed practical nurse with at least one-year experience working with a pediatric population.
• Have good communication, organizational skills, and word processing skills and have basic knowledge of computer operations.
• Demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other school staff.
• Be physically able to perform assigned activities.
• Be CPR and first aid certified or attains such certification within 30 days of date of hire.
• Have or attain any additional skills or certification that the board may find appropriate and acceptable.
JOB GOALS:
• To support the delivery of Garden Valley School District 71's written, taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to maximizing student achievement as tested with the Idaho Standards Achievement Test.
• To support the delivery of nursing services to students according to accepted nursing practice and perform other appropriate job duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists with delivery of health services within the school health program utilizing appropriate nursing processes.
• Conducts self in a professional and positive manner in person, on the phone, and in written communication.
• Maintains current knowledge of students with special health needs/conditions.
• Records information regarding children's health accurately and confidentiality in the education record.
• Provides licensed practical nursing services (treatments, medication administration, contributing to assessments) as defined by the Idaho Nurse Practice Act and Rules and Regulations of the Idaho Board of Nursing.
• Performs minor first aid and triage for students. Notifies a student's parents when appropriate and also his/her school administrator in the event of more serious injuries or illness.
• Provides basic education for students and parents on health issues (i.e. hygiene, signs and symptoms of infection) according to the guidelines. Distributes approved nursing department handouts.
• Performs vision, scoliosis, head lice and growth/development screens for students according to approved department guidelines. Also performs vital signs assessment and monitors student immunization status and compliance.
• Communicates any communicable disease outbreaks in the school population.
• Communicates regularly regarding students with unmet health needs, recurrent health symptoms or abnormal findings.
• Communicates regularly with relevant health information regarding special education students for Individual Education Plan and multi disciplinary team concerns.
• Seeks out and takes advantage of opportunities for professional growth.
• Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of health and student information.
• Has regular and predictable attendance.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs all other duties as assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a part-time position scheduled for 4 hours per day during the school year. Benefits will be in accordance with approved board policy. Salary will be in accordance with the Classified Salary Schedule depending on experience.

This is an "at will" position in that the employer or employee may terminate employment at any time or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. The "employment at will" policy cannot be changed verbally or in writing, unless the change is specifically authorized in writing and expressly approved by the Board of Trustees of District 71.
EVALUATION:
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the building administrator in accordance with provisions of the board's policy on the evaluation of classified personnel.

Education required

Have graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing and hold an Idaho license in good standing as a licensed practical nurse.

Experience required

Have a minimum of two years experience as a licensed practical nurse with at least one-year experience working with a pediatric population.

Skills required

Be CPR and first aid certified or attains such certification within 30 days of date of hire.

Benefits

This is a part-time position scheduled for 4 hours per day during the school year. Benefits will be in accordance with approved board policy. Salary will be in accordance with the Classified Salary Schedule depending on experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Garden Valley School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.