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RN - School Nurse - Part-Time - PRN

Company: TLC - The Treatment and Learning Centers, Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Katherine Thomas School in Rockville, MD is seeking to hire a part-time (up to 25 hours/week) Registered Nurse with School health and/or recent inpatient pediatric experience, an understanding of routine school health guidelines, proficiency in pediatric assessments and health care planning for students, staff education, safety precautions, medication administration, EMR and collaboration with a multidisciplinary team in an educational setting.The school serves students in preschool through 8th grade with language and learning disabilities, autism, intellectual disabilities, and/or other health impairments that affect their learning.Duties and Responsibilities for the nurse include:

  • Perform nursing duties, including but not limited to medication management, first aid, treatment of illness, tube feedings, and care of children with special needs
  • Document all interactions and maintain student health records in the EMR
  • Delegate medication administration tasks to CMTs
  • Create health plans and attend multidisciplinary meetings as needed to comply with students' health care plans
  • Assist with vision and screening tests
  • Develop and maintain school health policies in coordination with the Education DirectorEOE

    Required skills and experience for the school nurse are as follows:
    • Active MD RN license
    • A minimum of two years' experience working with the pediatric population, experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and some school nursing preferred
    • Able to work independently, have initiative and have flexibility for changes and emergency situations in the school, etc., be organized, a multi-tasker and collaborative
    • Ability to read, write, and speak English both orally and in writing
    • Knowledge of medication management methods, procedures, and techniques
    • Interpersonal skills sufficient to maintain a calm, supportive, and firm approach with learning disabled students and strong analytical skills
    • Ability to use professional judgement and assume the risk in working with students/children with behavioral challengesAs a condition of employment, all new hires are required to have received at least the first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. New hires must receive any additional vaccine doses in the appropriate timeframes to be considered fully vaccinated and submit weekly test results until they are fully vaccinated. Requests for religious or medical exemptions will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

      Benefits:Benefits for the Nurse:$32-$45 per hourCome join a supportive team!

Keywords: TLC - The Treatment and Learning Centers, Inc., Rockville , RN - School Nurse - Part-Time - PRN, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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