The Certified School Nurse (CSN) identifies and treats health conditions among students in the school setting. The CSN provides instruction for the student s general well being and disease prevention. They must assess the student s physical conditions in the school setting and refer the student to appropriate resources as needed to be successful in school.
Conducts Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting plans as needed.
Promotes healthy practices and nursing services to the students so they will be successful in general education classes
Provides professional nursing services as defined by your State Professional Practices Nursing
Act and state School Nurse certification requirements
Coordinates services with other special services personnel within the school to support students in school to learn
Communicates with School Administrators, teachers and other staff members about students with specific health problems using the HIPAA and federal laws.
Follows the school s district policies for health, emergency care, accidents, drug abuse and bullying
Notifies school Administers, local health department, parents and staff about confirmed communicable diseases within your school. Follow school districts policy concerning this
Conducts and writes the necessary legal reports for the IEP meeting. Including assessment planning, Health History or Medical Review for the student
Writes student s IEP goals related to student s health condition that is impacting student s learning in school
Follows state laws concerning Asthma, Food Allergies, use of an Epi-Pen use and Medication laws providing documentation per your school district policy
Completes and files school and state reports regarding screenings, immunizations, physicals, etc
Charts pertinent information on student's health file
Develops policies, procedures and work standards for school health program
Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies
Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and the health department
Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program
Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services
Maintains security of school health supplies and medication in school setting
Instructs students in health education according to the state curriculum (K-12)
Serves as a resource person on health issues
Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers
Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff
Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required
Recommends corrective action where problems are identified
Corresponds with parents on health needs of children
Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data
Ability to identify abnormal growth and development, symptoms of disease and discuss with parents
Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources
Ability to develop and maintain health records on students
Ability to develop positive working relationships
Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Current nursing license for the state in which the nurse practices
Professional Educator License per state/client requirement
Current health certificate (if applicable per state/client requirement)
Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
One year prior professional nursing experience preferred
Current BLS card
Considerable knowledge of medical disorders and treatment.
Considerable knowledge of child growth and development.
Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies.
Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
Understand 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 may be required
Computer proficiency required
Must be at least 18 years of age
At Maxim Healthcare Services, 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.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.