Lorain County Public Health is seeking to hire an RN to function as a public health nurse. Primary duties will be within a school setting during an academic school year. The RN will function within the scope of nursing under the direction of the School Nurse Supervisor.
Work assignments may be primarily within a school setting or at Lorain County Public Health. Work schedule may flex with short notice to accommodate needs in the school or the Health Department. Hours may include weekends and evenings as needed.
School Nurse Job Duties
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with three (3) years of nursing experience preferred.
Demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent health issues, growth, and development and provide culturally appropriate care. Applies ethical standards, upholds professional boundaries, and confidentiality according to HIPAA and FERPA.
Proficient health assessment and critical thinking skills. Able to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Able to contribute to the evaluation and improvement of policies, programs, and services.
Must have clear oral and written communication skills. Competent in computer skills including word, email, and electronic health records.
Must be licensed registered nurse pursuant to Section 4723.13 of the Revised Code. Must be able to travel with reliable transportation. A valid Ohio driver's license with ongoing proof of auto insurance. Current CPR certification. Able to lift up to 40 pounds. Proof of up-to-date vaccinations for healthcare providers or in process of completion. Able to wear a face mask and face shield when required.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F