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Maxim Healthcare Staffing 1.1 LPN School Nurse - Lynn Massachusetts in Boston, Massachusetts

1:1 LPN School Nurse openingin Lynn, Massachusetts, $45.00 per hour!

• Hours: 32.5

• Start Date: 02/05/2024

• $1462.50 weekly

The 1:1 School LPN/LVN identifies andtreats health disorders among students in the school setting. The 1:1 SchoolLPN/LVN provides instruction for the student’s general wellbeing and diseaseprevention. The School LPN/LVN monitors the student’s physical conditions inthe school setting and refers the student to appropriate resources asneeded. The work of the School LPN/LVNis performed in compliance with his/her LPN/LVN scope of practice and accordingto state education codes.

For more information, pleasecontact Carl Colvin at cacolvin @maximstaffing.com or (813) 330-9045.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services

  • Maintains security of school health supplies and medication in the school setting

  • Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required

  • Corresponds with parents on health needs of children

  • Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data

  • Identifies abnormal growth and development, symptoms of disease and discuss with parents

  • Develops and maintains health records on students

  • Develops positive working relationships

  • Supports student medical needs during transport as applicable

    Qualifications:

  • Current LPN/LVN license for the state in which the nurse practices

  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray

  • One year prior professional nursing experience in school setting preferred

  • Pediatric experience preferred

  • Current BLS card

  • Considerable knowledge of medical disorders and treatment

  • Considerable knowledge of child growth and development

  • Some knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies

  • Some knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services

  • Understands the school organization and the community served

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency preferred

    Generalcomments: 727705

    Student: 3-year-oldmale

    Diagnosis: choreoathetoid/dystonic cerebral palsyrelated to congenital dysgenesis of the brainstem (midbrain)

    He has g-tube feeds; is dependent for positioning ofairway and spasticity; dependent for all transfers; non-verbal. He has tubes inhis ears (10/2020) and glasses.

    Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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