Itinerant School Nurse LPN

  • Job Location: 

    Tacoma, WA

  • Category: 

    Schools - LPN Nurse

  • Type: 

    Contract

  • Last Updated: 

    09/11/2019

Itinerant School Nurse Position: Tacoma, Washington

 

ProCare Therapy is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to float from school to school in a Tacoma area school district.  The nurse will be preforming general school nurse duties and subbing in as needed for this K-12 district.

School Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Developing plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
  • Serving as consultants with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
  • Providing health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings
  • Monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases, and assessing the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
  • Overseeing infection control measures
  • Actively participating in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
  • Overseeing medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans
  • Overseeing vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
  • Making decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
  • Providing health advice to school educational teams, such as the Committee on Special Education and the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team

 
We are looking for a candidate that is compassionate, flexible, and able to work well with others in a fast paced environment. Interviews are being scheduled now and this position will fill quickly. To be considered be sure to apply today. 
 

 
 
How to Apply:
-Complete the online application 
-Upload a copy of your resume and 2-3 professional references
-Contact Tony Miller, Senior Director of Educational Resources at 770-325-0314

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