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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransSchool Nurse PRN
Calhoun, GA

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School Nurse PRN

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Days

Shift : PRN

Location: Various School Locations

The role you’ll contribute:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The School Nurse oversees the School Health program for the designated school in Gordon County School District, Georgia. The nurse in this position will monitor and maintain regulatory compliance according to evidence-based practice. Responsible for development and expansion of the school health program including but not limited to delivery of health services to all school-age youth, reporting, regulatory compliance and growth of the program through school health initiatives. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of student care, ensures the health, comfort and safety of students and adult staff onsite. Manages illness and control of infectious diseases; implements immunization programs, provides school-based lectures on personal, social, and health care education and assists teachers in dealing with children who have special healthcare needs such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, as examples.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivery of health services to all school-age youth

  • Assessment, formulation of nursing diagnosis, established nursing goals and individualized care plans and evaluation of student progress

  • Assessment and implementation of individualized plans for students with special needs and follow student IEPs

  • Providing Georgia required grade level vision, hearing, body mass index and scoliosis screenings.

  • A triage approach to sick and injured students

  • Monitor student immunization records; administer immunization surveys and ensuring compliance with Georgia Department of Health requirements

  • Administer medications to non-self-directed students according to State Education guidelines

  • Documenting and observing students’ ability to achieve self-direction and provide treatment as prescribed by the primary care provider

  • Assessing students’ health suitability for attending school field trips

  • Managing and collaborating with school staff in addressing medical emergencies

  • Monitoring communicable diseases and conditions

  • Monitoring and reviewing student health records

  • Data collection and reporting of services rendered

  • Maintaining a health record for every student

  • Collaboration with school staff, parents, students, and external partners regarding school health issues

  • Actively engaged in all emergency/safety drills

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with at least an Associate Degree in Nursing or graduate of a Licensed Vocational Nursing program.

  • At least 3 years nursing experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current RN or LPN license in the state of Georgia

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • American Heart Association BLS Instructor or Red Cross Instructor Status

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Patient Care

Organization: AdventHealth Gordon

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24019730

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Georgia

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $21.99 - $21.99

  • Location: Calhoun, GA

  • Job ID: 24019730

  • Job Family: Patient Care

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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