Special Needs Care For Students - Practical Nurse K-12TH

Grand Rapids, MI
BlazerWorks Schools - LPN Nurse Contract 06/07 Apply

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Interview Question:
How would you calm down an irritated patient?

Location: Throughout Michigan Schools

Pay Rate: $30+ - depending on experience

  1. Health Assessments: Perform health assessments of students, including vital signs, vision, and hearing screenings.

  2. Medication Administration: Administer prescribed medications and treatments to students as directed by healthcare providers and according to school policies.

  3. First Aid and Emergency Care: Provide first aid and emergency care to students and staff as needed, including assessing injuries and illnesses, applying basic medical treatments, and initiating emergency protocols.

  4. Health Education: Educate students, families, and school staff on health-related topics, such as proper nutrition, hygiene practices, and illness prevention.

  5. Health Records Management: Maintain accurate and confidential health records for students, including documentation of assessments, treatments, and communication with parents/guardians and healthcare providers.

  6. Collaboration: Collaborate with school administrators, teachers, counselors, and other healthcare professionals to support the overall health and well-being of students.

  7. Health Promotion Programs: Participate in the development and implementation of health promotion programs and initiatives within the school community, such as immunization clinics, health fairs, and wellness activities.

  8. Compliance: Ensure compliance with state regulations, school policies, and healthcare standards related to nursing practice in the school setting.

  9. Continuing Education: Participate in continuing education opportunities to stay current on best practices, trends, and developments in school nursing and healthcare.

Qualifications:

  1. Education: Completion of a state-approved practical nursing program and attainment of a diploma or certificate in practical nursing.

  2. Licensure: Current and valid LPN license issued by the state licensing board.

  3. Clinical Skills: Proficiency in performing basic nursing skills, including medication administration, wound care, vital sign assessment, and patient monitoring.

  4. Critical Thinking: Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to assess patient needs, identify priorities, and make sound clinical judgments.

  5. Physical Stamina: Physical stamina and endurance to perform nursing duties, including standing for long periods, lifting and transferring patients, and responding to emergency situations.

  6. Continuing Education: Commitment to ongoing professional development and continuing education to stay current on nursing practices, regulations, and healthcare advancements.


If interested, submit your resume ASAP. Mention certifications you have during preliminary interview.

Brittany Parker
Office 678-820-4182
[email protected]

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