Residential School Nurse - Full Time Permanent Position - Coconut Creek, Florida - NurseRecruiter.com

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North Broward Preparatory School – a long established private school offering robust curricula that promotes individual learning, creativity and critical thinking. Each student here is encouraged and empowered to successfully pursue his or her individual aspirations, through acceptable educators, personalized learning and top-caliber academics that are enriched by opportunities in the arts, athletics, community service and extracurricular programs.
The Nurse will act as a leader in the school community who oversees all school health policies and programs for the International Village, where students from over 30 countries call home each school year.
This is a 10 month position with a work schedule of second shift, with alternating on call nights and weekends. On-site housing is available.
The Nurse will provide expertise and oversight of school health services and to promote health education.
Using their clinical knowledge and judgment, school nurses routinely perform the following duties:
• Provide healthcare to students and staff
• Perform health screenings
• Coordinate referrals to private healthcare providers
• Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment
Job Responsibilities:
• Develop plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
• Serve as a consultant with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
• Provide health-related education to students, staff and parents in both individual and group settings
• Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, and assess the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
• Oversee infection control measures
• Actively participate in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
• Oversee medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans
• Oversee vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
• Manage students with chronic health conditions and disabilities
• Make decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current FL RN license
• BSN required
• Current CPR and First Aid Certification
• 3+ years experience required, preferably in a school or pediatric setting
• Ability to assess situations and act quickly
• Communicate appropriately, collaboratively, and effectively with students, parents, administrators, other school personnel, health care providers, and community agencies.
• Demonstrate a genuine interest in the student population and its health needs.
• Organize a health office and manage time.
• Be a self-starter or self-motivated.
• Proficiency with computers and various software applications

Job Requirements

BSN required
3+ years experience required, preferably in a pediatric or school setting

Location

Coconut Creek, Florida , 33073

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

North Broward Preparatory School

Date Posted

Apr 5th, 2021

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