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Peabody Charter School

Licensed Vocational Nurse Job Opening

Title:     Bilingual Licensed Vocational Nurse

Terms of Employment: 8:00-3:00pm – Monday-Friday (August 21th – June 6th)  

Salary Schedule Range: Range 36         $20.44 - $28.22     

Initial placement shall be determined according to training and experience:  Benefits include insurance, holidays and sick leave. *This position is eligible for Interpreting/Translating premium pay.

 

Purpose of Position: To provide specialized health care services and general first aid to students, including administration of medical procedures, such as, but not limited to: catheterization, insulin and medical administration, and related record management.

Status: 182 days (FLSA Non-exempt)

Essential Functions:

Administer prescribed medications according to treating physician or parent instructions. Assist with the care of special needs students as instructed.

Dispense medications based on established District procedures; maintain related documents and records, including cumulative health and immunization records. Reconcile student health records with enrollment records. Create and maintain a roster of students with health-related problems and students exempt from physical education activities.

Assess medical condition of students, administer minor first aid to ill or injured students; distribute bandages, compresses or ice as needed.

Maintain inventory of first aid and medical supplies and requisition replacement supplies as needed.

Assist in compiling data for District, county or state reports of school health issues, including results of vision and hearing screenings; prepare and distribute a variety of health-related reports, notices and referrals.

Screen students for head lice or other communicable diseases.

Maintain confidentiality of student medical and health information.

Assist with implementation of health testing and immunizations.

Communicate with students, parents, District nursing staff or health care providers regarding immunizations, vision, hearing and dental screenings, allergies and other health conditions.

Perform routine eligibility screenings for social services agencies.

Maintain the school health office in a clean, orderly, and sanitary condition; maintain disaster and first aid kits for campus and field trips.

Protect the confidentiality of student health information.

Perform a variety of clerical duties, including production of reports, correspondence, forms, notices, rosters and referrals.

Operate a computer and mass market or proprietary software to input, retrieve or verify a variety of data; operate contemporary office equipment.

Perform related duties as assigned; front office, fundraising, phones, work related injuries, interpreting.

Maintain punctual and consistent attendance.

 

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

Inside work with no exposure to weather conditions; some exposure to weather conditions during field trips or outdoor education activities.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read a variety of documents; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate office or medical equipment; sitting for extended periods of time, bending, stooping or reaching above the shoulders to file or retrieve materials. Periodic need to lift, push, pull, carry or move equipment or objects weighing up to 30 pounds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of contemporary nursing principles, techniques, methods, procedures and standard nursing practices. Experience in a K12 public education environment is desirable.

Operate specialized medical equipment, including, but not limited to, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and sphygmomanometer, digital thermometer, oxygen, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), or orthopedic equipment.  

Ability to diagnose common illnesses and medication side effects, and administer injections, medications, and perform catheterization, gastrointestinal tube feeding or other procedures.

Analyze medical care situations appropriately and determine an effective course of treatment.

Establish and maintain filing systems.

Operate a personal computer and proprietary software programs such as Health Master, and/or mass market software such as MS Office.

Operate a variety of contemporary office equipment.   

Understand and follow verbal and written directions.

Meet schedules and timelines.

Work collaboratively with others.

Additional Requirements:

CA License of Vocational Nursing (LVN), Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First-Aid, and AED certification issued by a recognized first-aid training program.

Valid CA Class C driver’s license.

Procedure to Apply:

 

Applications accepted through Edjoin.com April 23 – May 10th.        
Position interview Tuesday May 15th

Kathleen Brontsema – kbrontsema@peabodycharter.net