School Nurse 1:1 (RN) | Coventry, RI

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School Nurse(CSN/RN)

A supportive school in Coventry, RI is in need of a licensed RN to work 1:1 with a 3rd grade female over the summer.

The School District is ready to interview candidates as soon as possible! Apply today to set up an interview or email an updated resume to [email protected]


Job Details

  • Onsite
  • July 8 - August 8, 2024
  • 1:1 with 3rd grade female
  • G-Tube

More details during zoom interview

A certified school nurse plays a crucial role in promoting students' health and well-being within the school environment. Their responsibilities often include:

  1. Health Assessments: Conducting health screenings and assessments to identify health issues or concerns among students.
  2. Health Education: Providing education to students, parents, and school staff on topics such as nutrition, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  3. Medication Management: Administering medications to students as prescribed and maintaining accurate medication records.
  4. First Aid and Emergency Care: Responding to medical emergencies and providing first aid as needed.
  5. Collaboration: Collaborating with healthcare providers, school administrators, and families to develop and implement health plans for students with chronic conditions or special needs.
  6. Health Promotion: Developing and implementing health promotion programs and initiatives within the school community.

Qualifications

  1. Nursing License: You must be a registered nurse (RN) with a valid nursing license in your state.
  2. Education: A bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) is often required. Some positions may prefer or require a master's degree in nursing (MSN) or a related field.
  3. Certification: Obtaining certification as a school nurse is essential. This certification is usually offered by the National Board for Certification of School Nurses (NBCSN) or similar organizations.
  4. Experience: Previous experience in nursing, especially in pediatric or school health settings, is beneficial.
  5. Skills: Strong communication, assessment, and problem-solving skills are important for effectively addressing the health needs of students.

The School District is conducting zoom interviews! If you are interested, apply today for a quick interview!

Sarah Blaylock
ProCare Therapy
(904) 425-1926

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