Position Detail

Substitute School Nurse Position – RN or LPN

Position Detail: PRN (as needed) position

FUNCTION

Under the direction of the Director of Community Health, Nursing Supervisor, other managing nurse or managerial authority, the RN or LPN will be responsible for providing substitute nursing services in a school setting, functioning within the nursing scope of practice.

JOB DUTIES

  1. Provide direct nursing care for school-age children including those with disabilities and chronic health conditions. 
  2. Monitor for signs and symptoms of illness including vital signs.
  3. Attend to injuries and provide first aid and wound care.
  4. Administer medications and medical treatments per physician order and nursing care plan. 
  5. Additional duties may include but are not limited to: daily diabetic monitoring, trach care, and G-tube feeding.
  6. Perform student vision and hearing screening per Ohio Department of Health Guidelines. 
  7. Document all nursing care and interventions accurately and timely.
  8. Adhere to HIPAA and FERPA guidelines.
  9. Follows the Licensed Practical Nurse Scope and Standards of Practice as outlined by the Ohio Board of Nursing and Ohio Revised Code, Section 4723.01 (F)
  10. Follow the Registered Nurse Scope and Standards of Practice as outlined by the Ohio Board of Nursing and Ohio Revised Code, Section 4723.01 (B)

MAJOR WORK CHARACTERISTICS

Demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent health issues, growth, and development and provide culturally appropriate care.

Must be able to perform duties in a school setting, follow physician’s orders, and nursing care plans.  Able to work independently and as a team player. Must be able to follow instructions and guidance from the lead nurse in the school district.

Must have clear oral and written communication skills. Competent in computer skills including word, email, and electronic health records.

May require minimal travel.

UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Requires travel, flexibility, and short notice for assignments in a school setting within the academic calendar/school day.

MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENT (including license, if any)

Must hold a current LPN or RN license in the State of Ohio, 3 years of experience preferred.  

HOW TO APPLY: This is a continuous posting that will remain open. Interested applicants can apply at www.loraincountyhealth.com/employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F