CareerStaff Unlimited Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse in Louisville, Kentucky
Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse
CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate Licensed Practical Nurses for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Hourly Comp: $18 - $19
Weekly Comp: $630 - $665
Total Comp: $2520 - $2660
Walk Through: Yes
SCHOOL NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION – REGISTERED NURSE, LPN:
Hours: 7:00am to 2:30pm, 8:30am to 4:00pm - Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)
Work a full school Calendar: Beginning of August through end of May
As a school nurse you will provide care to various sick/injured children according to health guidelines. You will be expected to follow MD orders according to PCP forms.
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FOR REGISTERED NURSE, LPN:
Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizers
Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays
Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.
Documentation - Online/Paper
Identifies adverse reactions related to medications
Sliding scale doses
Doses based on carbohydrate counts
Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps
SKILLS FOR REGISTERED NURSE, LPN:
Treatment of diabetic children
Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.
Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement
CPR, AED, First aid
SKILLS CONTINUED FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LPN:
Vital measurements: respirations, heart rate, temperature (P.O., tympanic, and axillary routes), pain
Assessment: lung sounds, heart sounds, neurological, gastrointestinal, signs of abuse/neglect, various injuries
Able to identify adverse reactions/negative changes in a child’s assessment and is able to appropriately report these changes
Identifies and appropriately reports emergent medical situations
Catheterization of males and female children
Tracheostomy care, replacement. In-line and standard suction catheters.
Application of splints, ace bandages, cast care, warm/cool compresses
Childhood behavioral/mood disorders
Commonly seen medical conditions in a school:
Headaches, cuts/scrapes, fevers, vomiting/diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, allergies, conjunctivitis, rashes, head lice
ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:
CareerStaff Unlimited (CSU) is a leader in healthcare staffing, with a national network of 6 brands, operating 24 offices, serving over 1,650 clients, and employing over 4,350 clinicians. CSU attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments, are knowledgeable of industry technology, and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.
CSU services cover all types of medical personnel, including nurses, therapists and pharmacists. Our professional staffing team offers unrivaled customer service and industry commitment, unique opportunities, top pay, and benefits that meet the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians. With our local presence, CSU provides personalized support in each community while still benefiting from the national resources and assistance of our larger CSU network.
CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).
Job City: Louisville
Hourly Comp:$18 - $19
Weekly Comp:$630 - $665
Total Comp:$2520 - $2660