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Certified School Nurse

Posted on December 03, 2020

School: Delaware County Technical Schools-Marple

Type: full-time

Start Date: Immediately

The Delaware County Intermediate Unit seeks a Certified School Nurse for our Marple Education Center.

The job of Nurse - PDE certified was established for the purpose/s of overseeing the individual health needs of students; implementing health care plans directed by physicians; ensuring district health care practices comply with the laws relating to student health issues; providing appropriate immediate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students with exceptionalities; servicing as a health care resource to teachers, staff, and administrators; conducting mandated health screenings and identifying health problems for referral to appropriate parties for proper follow up treatment.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

• Administers first aid, medication and specialized medical treatments (e.g. oral suctioning, catheterization, etc.) for the purpose of providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children.
• Administers mandated screenings (e.g. vision, dental, hearing and/or back/scoliosis screenings, etc.) for the purpose of referring medical conditions and/or providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children.
• Assesses situations involving students' safety, abuse (physical, sexual, drug, etc.) and other health related issues for the purpose of identifying problems, referring for proper treatment and complying with legal requirements.
• Collaborates with parents, students, health care providers, districts, and/or public agencies for the purpose of promoting and/or securing student health services; providing information and complying with legal requirements.
• Develops individual student care plans for the purpose of addressing students’ health needs; providing direction to site personnel and/or and implementing directions provided by parents and/or physicians.
• Maintains contact with parents/guardians for the purpose of advising them of changes in student health and/or recommending further medical and/or emotional intervention.
• Maintains student’s confidential files and records (e.g. health care plans, agency referrals, accident reports, etc.) for the purpose of providing information required by legal requirements and professional standards.

Minimum requirements:

• BSN; PDE School Nurse certification required
• Flexible and reliable
• Ability to work effectively with professional and paraprofessional colleagues
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to function independently with prescribed timelines

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