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Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse

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Details

Location
Louisville, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics
License
LPN
Shift
07:00 to (14:30}/Days
Pay Rate
18.00 to (19.00}/Hourly
Employment Type
Start Date
ASAP

Description

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse

CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate Licensed Practical Nurses for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Hourly Comp: $18 - $19

Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - School Nurse

  1. Hours: 7:00am to 2:30pm or 8:30am to 4:00pm - Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)
  2. Work a full school Calendar: Beginning of August through end of May
  3. As a school nurse you will provide care to various sick/injured children according to health guidelines. You will be expected to follow MD orders according to PCP forms.

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FOR REGISTERED NURSE, LPN:

  1. Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizers
  2. Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays
  3. Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.
  4. Documentation - Online/Paper
  5. Identifies adverse reactions related to medications
  6. Insulin
  7. Sliding scale doses
  8. Doses based on carbohydrate counts
  9. Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps

SKILLS FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LPN:

  1. Treatment of diabetic children
  2. Glucose monitoring
  3. Ketone monitoring
  4. Hypoglycemic interventions
  5. Hyperglycemic interventions
  6. Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.
  7. Insulin pumps
  8. Enteral Nutrition:
  9. Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement
  10. Nasoenteric tubes
  11. PEG tubes
  12. CPR, AED, First aid

SKILLS CONTINUED FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, LPN:

  1. Vital measurements: respirations, heart rate, temperature (P.O., tympanic, and axillary routes), pain
  2. Assessment: lung sounds, heart sounds, neurological, gastrointestinal, signs of abuse/neglect, various injuries
  3. Seizure precautions
  4. Able to identify adverse reactions/negative changes in a child’s assessment and is able to appropriately report these changes
  5. Identifies and appropriately reports emergent medical situations
  6. Catheterization of males and female children
  7. Tracheostomy care, replacement. In-line and standard suction catheters.
  8. Application of splints, ace bandages, cast care, warm/cool compresses
  9. Childhood behavioral/mood disorders
  10. Commonly seen medical conditions in a school:
  11. Headaches, cuts/scrapes, fevers, vomiting/diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, allergies, conjunctivitis, rashes, head lice

ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:

CareerStaff Unlimited (CSU) is a leader in healthcare staffing, with a national network of 6 brands, operating 24 offices, serving over 1,650 clients, and employing over 4,350 clinicians. CSU attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments, are knowledgeable of industry technology, and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.

CSU services cover all types of medical personnel, including nurses, therapists and pharmacists. Our professional staffing team offers unrivaled customer service and industry commitment, unique opportunities, top pay, and benefits that meet the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians. With our local presence, CSU provides personalized support in each community while still benefiting from the national resources and assistance of our larger CSU network.

CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).


Other Info
  • Job City: Louisville
  • Shift: 7A-3P
  • Setting: School
  • Order ID: 97194
  • Hourly Comp: $18 - $19

General

Guaranteed Hours:
Yes
JCAHO Certified:
Yes
3 Words to Describe your Competitive Advantage:
Honest, Knowledgeable, and Loyal

Insurance Benefits

Health Insurance Provided:
Yes
First-Day Health Insurance:
Yes
Professional Liability Insurance:
Yes
Coverage Between Assignments:
Yes

Financial Benefits

Licensing Reimbursement:
Yes
CEU Reimbursement:
Yes
Retirement Plan:
Yes
Flexible Payment Options:
Yes
Pay for Physical Exams:
Yes
Pay for Drug Testing:
Yes

Housing/Travel Benefits

Housing Provided:
Yes
Housing Stipend:
Yes
Flexible Housing or Furniture Options:
Yes
Rental Car or Stipend:
Yes
Cover Travel Expenses to the Assignment:
Yes