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School Nurse- LPN

Company: Urgent Care For Kids LLC
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Type Full-timeDescriptionGoodside Health is the nation's leading provider of in school health services. Goodside offers a variety of health services including nursing services, physical and mental health telehealth services originating from on-campus school nursing offices, state required screenings and many others. In addition to 70+ current district partners with enrollment of 1,000,000+ students, Goodside owns and operates a portfolio of pediatric clinics, Urgent Care for Kids. The company is experiencing exponential growth and is currently seeking skilled campus clinical talent to accelerate this growth.We are driven to provide excellent patient care and customer service. Our purpose is to close the gaps in children's healthcare through innovation and execution and seeking to expand our team with partners who share our core values: Passion, Humility, Adaptability, Nurture, and Experience. For the right individual, Goodside Health represents an opportunity to disrupt the current healthcare delivery model through increased access and health equity to drive meaningful outcomes to students, their families, schools and the greater healthcare ecosystem. Goodside Health is partnering with independent school districts to provide tele-health services to their students.We are currently searching for a warm, passionate School Nurse to join our SchoolMed team.In this role, you will be at the campus level providing nursing and health services that meet the needs of the students (and staff) on a school campus(es); and/or supervising and training other staff to provide health services. The School Nurse is responsible for implementing the district school health services program in a way that is best suited to the population of the campus(es).According to the National Association of School Nurses, the school nurse facilitates positive student responses to normal development; promotes health and safety; intervenes with actual and potential health problems; provides case management; and actively collaborates with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning. (NASN, 2011).Responsibilities:Collaborates closely with the Goodside Health Director of Nursing, the campus principal, school counselor, teachers, parents, food service staff, and other staff to provide leadership and ensure a healthy school environment. Assists in meeting the health needs of the general school population and those students identified with specific health conditions;Provides direct care utilizing professional assessment skills, the nursing process, individualized healthcare plans and established school health policies, procedures and protocols;Initiates and maintains accurate student health records, immunization records, medication administration records, individual student treatment plans, and individualized healthcare plan utilizing confidential methods;Establishes effective procedures for carrying out mandatory screening programs and submitting required reports;Communicates with parents regarding individual students and serves as a liaison between school personnel, the family, health care professionals, and the community, to ensure appropriate referral and follow up for student health needs;Contributes to the campus communications to parents and the local community regarding health issues;Attends Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) meetings of students with identified health needs, and develops the IHP;Develops and implements IHPs and evaluates outcomes of skilled and direct nursing care and procedures for medically fragile students, thus integrating the medically fragile student safely into the school environment;Collaborates with district personnel, including school psychologist/special education diagnostician regarding implementation of health-related Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and services;Educates faculty and staff as needed on health related topics;Develops and recommends campus policies and procedures to promote the health and wellness of students and staff;Provides consultation to campus administration in crisis/emergency situations;Participates in staff development as outlined in the Florida Nurse Practice Act to maintain professional nursing skills and knowledge including but not limited to: Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (CPR/AED), certification in mandated screenings and continuing education as required by the Florida Board of Nursing; andSupervises, trains and evaluates LVNs, unlicensed diabetes care assistants, other unlicensed assistive personnel, or other school health personnel as designated by the campus principal to have responsibility for assisting students with health needs.Goodside Health Benefits Full-time employees are eligible to enroll in the benefits program effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment. Medical, Dental, VisionCompany-paid basic life insurance with supplemental policies available for electionHospital indemnity, critical illness, and accident insuranceVoluntary Life & Disability InsuranceLegal & Identity Theft ProtectionPaid Time Off (PTO)401k Retirement SavingsEmployee Assistance Program (company-paid)Free In-Clinic & Telemedicine Visits for Employees & DependentsBLS Renewal ClassesProfessional Development Reimbursement Requirements Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of FloridaExperience in pediatric nursing with a clear passion for childrenCurrent BLS certificationDefinition of a school nurse based on Florida Department of Health School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student0centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential.

Keywords: Urgent Care For Kids LLC, Pembroke Pines , School Nurse- LPN, Healthcare , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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