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Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN 30 hrs/wk at Lafayette School District - California

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Job Information

Date Posted: 8/17/2022 Application Deadline: 9/8/2022 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 30 hrs/wk
Salary: Range 12 Classified Salary Schedule plus prorated benefits (.75 FTE) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Brandy Hennefer Email: bhennefe@lafsd.org
Phone: 9259273507

Job Summary

Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to provide manage health needs of students with health care plans. The person filling this position will need to be available for medication administration throughout the assigned school day. When medication administration or other medically related job functions are not needed, this position will provide instructional and other special education support to students under the direction of the school principal and credentialed instructional staff. The LVN will receive general direction and a daily schedule from a designated site administrator(s), credentialed instructional staff, and/or a case manager for students in special education. Technical and functional supervision is provided by a credentialed school nurse. The LVN provides specialized health care for students and LVN-level nursing services; assists in special education programs for severely handicapped; works with students who have specific physical needs; assists in the instructional process and behavior management of students as needed.

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LAFAYETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT

LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE – JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide manage health needs of students with health care plans. The person filling this position will need to be available for medication administration throughout the assigned school day. When medication administration or other medically related job functions are not needed, this position will provide instructional and other special education support to students under the direction of the school principal and credentialed instructional staff.

The LVN will receive general direction and a daily schedule from a designated site administrator(s), credentialed instructional staff, and/or a case manager for students in special education.  Technical and functional supervision is provided by a credentialed school nurse. The LVN provides specialized health care for students and LVN-level nursing services; assists in special education programs for severely handicapped; works with students who have specific physical needs; assists in the instructional process and behavior management of students as needed.

 

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements specialized health care procedures, including but not limited to vital signs, blood pressure monitoring, glucose testing, oral suctioning, tracheotomy care, gastronomy tube feedings, oxygen therapy, chest percussion, postural drainage, ventilator care, manual manipulation of respirator bag, ileostomy and colostomy care, and seizure precautions. Turns medically fragile students and operates and maintains various mechanical apparatus used in caring for students, as necessary. Assures that all procedures are provided under specified written provisions approved by a licensed physician and requested by the parent/guardian.
  • Responds to medical emergencies and provides first aid to assigned students as well as students in the general population at the assigned site.
  • Reports adverse medical conditions of students served, through coordination and consultation with school nurse and/teacher.
  • Contacts the physician as needed, under the direction of the credentialed school nurse.
  • Administers prescribed medications, as directed; maintains related records.
  • Administers medications per Physician’s orders and notify School Nurse regarding any medication errors.
  • Monitors all supplies to ensure personnel can adequately meet student needs.
  • Documents all nursing tasks and communication with parents and staff.

 

SECONDARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide instruction, under the supervision of credentialed staff, of small groups and individual students in the special education or general education setting.
  • Perform instructional related activities such as correcting tests and homework, preparing instructional materials for general and special needs, assisting the teacher in specialized demonstrations.
  • Perform generalized activities such as maintaining and organizing student records, organizing classroom materials, preparing student work areas.
  • Assist in collection of records and data.
  • Monitor and assist students through classroom activities following presentation of instructional materials by the teacher.
  • Assist teacher in maintaining classroom management.
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties as required.
  • Performs duties relating to a student’s specific disability, as may be assigned.
  • Assist student(s) in a wheelchair, with a walker or on crutches with mobility and structural adaptations (open doors, move desks, identify or move ramps, etc.) and lifting, supporting, loading, pushing, steering, and positioning in wheelchair.
  • Assist students with special physical needs with personal hygiene requirements (bathroom assistance, diapering, etc.), eating requirements, and washing hands as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining a neat, orderly and safe learning environment.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Handles emergency situations calmly and effectively.
  • Performs other duties related to this position.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS- QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of skilled vocational nursing practices and procedures, appropriate techniques for the physical management and care of medically fragile students; basic arithmetic principles; English usage, spelling, grammar and pronunciation; routine record keeping principles and practices.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:

  • Experience with suctioning gastronomy tubes, ventilators and stoma care. Some experience working with the severely and profoundly handicapped is desirable.
  • Training Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by coursework necessary to fulfill the Licensed Vocational Nurse requirement and allow for the administration of prescribed medication.

 

LICENSE or CERTIFICATE:

Possession of a valid licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of California, including requirement for administration of prescribed medication. Possession of a valid CPR certificate.

 

SALARY:

Range 11 of the CSEA Classified Salary Schedule

 

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

LVN License; CPR Certification Resume

Completed EdJoin Application Resume

LVN License; CPR Certification Resume

Completed EdJoin Application Resume

       


      Application Deadline

      9/8/2022 11:55 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      8/17/2022

      Contact

      Brandy Hennefer
      9259273507

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      Range 12 Classified Salary Schedule plus prorated benefits (.75 FTE)

      Length of Work Year

      30 hrs/wk

      Employment Type

      Full Time