School Nurse (RN/LPN) - 1:1 Student Support

Philadelphia, PA
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School Nurse (RN/LPN) - 1:1 Student Support Contracted with Soliant Schools Location: Northern Philadelphia Area

Job Summary: Soliant Schools is seeking a dedicated and compassionate School Nurse to fill a contracted 1:1 nursing position at a high school in the northern Philadelphia area. This position will involve providing specialized healthcare support to a 19-year-old student in the MDS class. The nurse will be responsible for assisting the student with various medical needs throughout the school day. The contract will begin on September 5, 2023.

Position Details:

  • Position Type: Contracted
  • Position Duration: September 5, 2023 - June 14, 2024
  • School Hours: 8:00 am - 2:15 pm
  • Student Needs:
    • Age: 19-year-old
    • Class: MDS
    • Transportation: No bus run required (ambulatory)
    • Medical Needs:
      • Drop Seizures: Escorting and wheelchair assistance during and after seizures
      • Bathroom Assistance: Assisting student to the bathroom
      • Medication Administration: Administering rescue medications as needed
      • G-Tube Care: Performing G-tube flushes as required

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in the state of Pennsylvania
  • Previous experience in school nursing or pediatric nursing preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with school staff, parents, and medical professionals
  • Empathy, patience, and the ability to provide compassionate care

Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one medical support to the designated student throughout the school day
  • Monitor the student's medical needs and provide assistance as required
  • Administer medications and treatments according to the student's care plan
  • Assist with mobility, including escorting the student during drop seizures and providing wheelchair assistance
  • Accompany the student to the bathroom and provide necessary support
  • Perform G-tube flushes as needed, following proper medical protocols
  • Maintain accurate and confidential medical records
  • Collaborate with school staff, parents, and medical professionals to ensure the student's well-being and safety
  • Respond effectively to medical emergencies or unexpected situations

Why Join Soliant Schools:

  • Competitive hourly rates and benefits package
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on a student's educational experience
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Professional growth and development opportunities

If you are a compassionate and skilled nurse looking for an opportunity to provide exceptional care to a student in need, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and help create a safe and supportive environment for students to thrive.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and your passion for school nursing. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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