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Position Title: Registered Nurse – TVI Summer Program
https://overbrook.tedk12.com/hire/

Dates: Sunday, July 14th thru Friday, August 2nd

Hours: 8AM to 8:30PM

Days: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday,

Thursday & Friday or Saturday & Sunday

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports to: Coordinator in the Health Services Program

Position Purpose: Responsible for providing general nursing care to the students in the Transitional Vocational Initiative (TVI) Program. Facilitates positive student responsive to normal developments. Intervene when there is actual and potential health problem with students. Promote health and safety. Collaborate with others to build student and family for adaptation, self management, self advocacy and learning.

Essential Functions:

Communicates with the parents, physicians and outside agencies, as need; Documents all communications properly with parents and other agencies regarding the student.
Attends Off Campus Activities in order to administer medication.
Supports students who are ill or injured and insures their safety at all times.
Consults with the TVI Program Coordinator to discuss the extreme summer heat and the safety of the students’ participation during outside activities.
Performs triage to ill or injured students to determine need for immediate medical care, parent pick-up to go home or consultation with an outside agency/physician.
Administers prescribed medications and reconciliation.
Observes the students, records significant conditions and reactions and notifies Health Services Coordinator and TVI Coordinator of the student condition and reaction to his/her medication.
Completes a daily written log on the students.
Safeguards the confidentiality of the student's medical information.
Reports unsafe working or living conditions to the immediate attention of the TVI Program Coordinator.
Participate in schedule meetings and in-service trainings.
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Associates or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
A valid Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License
1-3 Years of Experience working with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
Must be efficient in medication administration, triage and first aid.
Must be current with CPR/AED and First Aid.
Effective communication skills (oral and written) and confidence in conveying information to all types of members of the community, including teachers, administrators, other staff members and students.
Commitment to the institution’s needs and readiness to respond in a timely manner.
Must be able to attend a three (3) days Orientation which will take place in June 2018. The days will be scheduled to accommodate the applicant(s) and department schedule.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

Requires prolonged sitting and standing.
Repetitive motion of the finger and hands for the computer keyboard and file/medication room.
Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials.
Requires stooping, bending and reaching.
Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Job Requirements

Associates or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
A valid Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License
1-3 Years of Experience working with students who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.
Must be efficient in medication administration, triage and first aid.
Must be current with CPR/AED and First Aid.

Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 19151

Employment Type

Per Diem

Employer

Overbrook School for the Blind

Date Posted

May 9th, 2019

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