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Aveanna School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) in Boston, Massachusetts

School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

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Boston, MA 02108




$40.00 - $45.00 per hour

Position Details

Position Overview

TheSchool Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)is responsible for providing direct school nursing services in an effort to promote prevention, medical management and academics.

One-to-one Nursing

Essential Job Functions

• Maintain standards of nursing while providing care under the supervision of a registered nurse

• Perform treatments and/or procedures with skill and competence

• Maintain and follow physician order for any invasive procedure and/or skill. Administer medication as per MD order and/or parental consent

• Attend Health Plan meetings and school conferences when applicable; assisting with the plan of care under the direction of a physician, registered nurse, school designee and/or parent

• Attend appropriate continuing education programs as per licensure requirements and participate in Aveanna in-servicing and training as offered

• Exhibit behavior supporting and promoting student’s rights and overall wellbeing

• Follow Aveanna and school board policies and procedures that affect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students in the school health setting

• Report any changes in the student’s mental, physical, or environmental condition (including any incidents) to the physician, nursing supervisor, school designee and parent as applicable

• Recognize and report signs of substance abuse, physical abuse or neglect

• Provide a clean and safe environment within the school, including the safe use of equipment. Maintain a neat and orderly workspace

• Identify appropriate methods for storage of equipment, supplies, and medications

• Provide individual teaching and training with student and/or others in an effort to encourage and promote student independence when applicable

• Collaborate, coordinate and supervise services with others in order to promote academics and individualized student needs

• Accurately document services provided in accordance with agency policies and procedures on the day the services are rendered

• Submit nursing documentation, logs, reports and timesheets according to company guidelines


• Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

• Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice

• Current CPR certification

• Current Basic Life Support certification

• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures

Additional state specific requirements:

• Continuing Education as required by state


• Pediatrics

Other Skills/Abilities

• Attention to detail

• Time Management

• Leadership skills

• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution

• Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements

• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

• Must be able to travel

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

• Must be able to sit and climb stairs

• Must have visual and hearing acuity

• Must have strong sense of smell and touch

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport


• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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