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Nurse

Company: Substitute Teacher Service
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Substitute Teacher Service is actively recruiting candidates for school nurse positions within the following school districts: Baldwin-Whitehall, Carlynton, Central York, Cocalico, Columbia, Conestoga Valley, Donegal, Elizabethtown, Ephrata, Harrisburg, Lancaster CTC, Manheim Township, Marple Newtown, Methacton, Mifflin County, Perkiomen Valley, Reading, School District of Lancaster, Solanco, South Park, Spring-Ford, Tyrone, Wallingford Swarthmore, Warwick and York Suburban. Position Summary This position is responsible for the medical supervision and health care of students and staff in the assigned school. Candidate should possess the knowledge required to ensure basic health services are available during the school day. This position must have the ability to work well with teachers, parents, and the school staff and have effective oral and written communication skills; all details listed here within the job description are subject to change, with or without warning, by the STS Site Supervisor. Job Duties Responsibilities include assessment and treatment within the scope of professional nursing practice, communication with parents, referral to physicians, and provision or supervision of prescribed nursing care. An individualized health care plan is developed for students with chronic conditions, and when appropriate, an emergency plan is developed to manage potential emergent events in the school setting (eg, diabetes, asthma). Ideally, this health plan is aligned with the management plan directed by the child's pediatrician and regularly updated through close communication. The school nurse is responsible for management of this plan and communication about the plan to all appropriate school personnel. The school nurse has a unique role in provision of school health services for children with special health needs, including children with chronic illnesses and disabilities of various degrees of severity.Qualifications and Required Documents Valid PA School Nurse Certification, RN or LPN License (based upon position and district) A Pennsylvania Criminal Records check (Act 34) that is clean and less than 5 years old ** A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance History (Act 151) that is clean and less than 5 years old ** NEW! Effective 1/1/2015, you can now obtain this clearance online! A FBI Criminal History Record that is clean and less than 5 years old ** - We recommend that you use our web links posted on our website to be sure to get the correct clearances. You can find those at the bottom of the Open Positions Page Proof of a TB test or chest x-ray that is less than two years old 3 professional references (contact information) and/or letters A Resume Routing number and account number for direct deposit setup 2 Valid forms of Identification for I-9. Click here for acceptable forms. A valid, working email address __ not a college or university address for those will expire! If you do not have a valid email address, it is recommended that you set up for example a Hotmail or GMail email account. This is how all future communications from STS will reach you. Effective 12/22/2014: In accordance with PA Act 168 of 2014, a list of all current and past employers, including contact information, for all jobs held where you have or had direct contact with children. If you have taken any mandated training for Act 126 (Mandated Reporting) and/or Act 71 (Suicide Prevention), please provide proof of training-preferably a certificate of completion. Please include any additional certificates for specialized training (i.e. Crisis Prevention Intervention). ** Please note: clearances cannot be older than 5 years however, some districts may require new clearances that are less than 1 year old! Essential Functions Essential duties and responsibilities of this position may vary in nature due to changes in schedule, student or district need, and include but are not limited to: Provides direct care to students and sometimes staff. Comply with school district policies and procedures and state laws relative to admin of medicine to students. Implements school health care plans for the purpose of providing appropriate care as directed by health care professional. Maintain confidentiality regarding school/workplace matters Maintains student health records (manual and computerized) (e.g. immunization history, medication and contact log, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and complying with mandated requirements. Monitors health care plans for the purpose of addressing students' health needs and implementing health care directions from parents and/or physicians. Participates (when invited) in a variety of meetings, workshops and seminars, including IEP, for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving skills/knowledge. Participates in various emergency drills (e.g. lock downs, safety meetings, evacuation plans, crisis team, etc.) for the purpose of providing expertise in health related issues. Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. medication logs, compliance reports, student activities, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information. Reports incidents and students with contagious diseases for the purpose of maintaining students personal safety, and positive learning environment. Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of addressing immediate health and safety concerns. Must practice in accordance with the Substitute Teacher Service, Inc. Paraprofessional Handbook policies, and school district policies.Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function outlined above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time Ability to quickly trail any student that elopes Moderate lifting from 15-35 pounds Moving of various items - up to 30 pounds Manual dexterity to use office equipmentOther Physical Requirements Ability to write legibly Vision (Near, Color, Depth Perception) Sense of Sound (Ability to hear fire alarms, bells, and PA system) Sense of Touch Ability to speak clearly and distinctly Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical Environment Work is performed in all areas of district buildings, grounds, vehicles, and/or any area in which a district activity or function is taking place. Exposed to varying degrees of temperature relative to the conditions occurring in nature outside. Emotional Environment The ability to work with students and adults displaying a variety of emotions including, but not limited to, joy, happiness, sorrow, fear, anger and aggression in controlled, uncontrolled and unpredictable situations.At your interview, we will take a photo of you for an ID badge. Please dress appropriately.IMPORTANT NOTICE: You must bring all official, original documents to your interview. Original, official documents that have been altered in any way will not be accepted.

Keywords: Substitute Teacher Service, Bethlehem , Nurse, Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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