2022-23 Licensed Vocational Nurse, TK-8 (LVN) at Sycamore Valley Academy at The Academies CMO (Sycamore Valley Academy, Blue Oak Academy) | EDJOIN

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2022-23 Licensed Vocational Nurse, TK-8 (LVN) at Sycamore Valley Academy at The Academies CMO (Sycamore Valley Academy, Blue Oak Academy)

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About the Employer

TK-8 Public Charter Schools Our schools offer a site-based, academically accelerated instructional program with multi-age grouping, differentiation, project-based learning (“PBL”), gifted education for all students, development of scholarly habits of mind, enriched curriculum (including Spanish language, hands-on science, service-learning, and arts instruction), social and emotional learning (“SEL”), authentic assessment, mastery orientation, and collaboration in the whole school community. We support the individual needs of all students, including those who have the desire to work ahead or work deeper in their studies and those who need extra supports to succeed. Our constructivist educational philosophy and program for gifted learners make our schools unique in the area. The MISSION of The Academies is to provide a rich, meaningful education in a nurturing environment, where students are continually challenged and their natural curiosity, creativity, and talents can thrive. We are a collaborative community of educators and families working together to help our students grow into virtuous, courageous, and intelligent citizens, equipped with a love of learning and a love of life, and eager to contribute to a better world. Our VISION: The Academies’ charter schools model transformative change in education by elevating expectations of learning and growth. With grit, tenacity, and empathy, we improve the world around us by embracing challenges as problem-solvers. We create an inclusive community with access to rigorous and enriching educational experiences that challenge and support individuals to achieve their personal best and realize new opportunities.

Job Information

Date Posted: 3/24/2022 Application Deadline: 6/6/2022 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full and Part Time Length of Work Year: 190 days
Salary: Starting at $23.69 per hour; see our full Salary Schedules at www.theacademiescharters.org/work-with-us Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Jonna Rasner Email: jrasner@sycamorevalleyacademy.org
Phone: 5596223236
Location: Sycamore Valley Academy
Start date/Training Plan: Full-time starts in August for 2022-23 school year, with part-time training beginning in May.
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job Purpose:

The job of Licensed Vocational Nurse works as a member of the health team to assist in the delivery of health services under the direction of the Registered Nurse, and site principal or designee.

Team Relationship:

The Licensed Vocational Nurse is directly responsible to the site principals; and providing information and/or advising others who are members of the student’s health team.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides specialized nursing services to provide insulin administration, gastric tube feedings, catheterizations, and other specialized health care services.
  • Assists the credentialed school nurse with mandated health screenings to rule out health problems with vision, immunizations, hearing, and scoliosis.
  • Provides first aid to address immediate and emergency medical care needs of students.
  • Communicates with parents, doctors, and agencies to facilitate services to students with special health care needs.
  • Assists in maintaining and dispensing medication to provide students with prescribed medication on a scheduled basis.
  • Observes patients for the purpose of determining if there is an adverse reaction to medication or treatment in order to take any necessary action.
  • Completes school medical records to maintain current and accurate records of students’ health history.
  • Provide the student(s) with support and encouragement as needed;
  • Assist with the supervision of students on or off grounds that could benefit from trained medical staff;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Education/Certifications:

  • High school graduate. (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in job-related area. (desired)
  • Master’s degree. (desired)
  • Spanish language fluency. (desired)
  • Basic first aid certificate. (required before start date)
  • Valid CPR certification. (required before start date)
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate or pre-licensed Vocational Nurse Permit.
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Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

  • Experience working with public schools, pediatrics, child care centers, or related agencies.
  • Standard nursing practices
  • First aid procedures
  • Follow written and oral procedures
  • Communicate appropriately with parents, school personnel, and physicians
  • Provide specialized nursing services
  • Operate pertinent medical equipment
  • Assemble and use equipment such as catheters and tracheotomy tubes
  • Ability to:
    • provide assigned health care services
    • provide first aid care to students
    • maintain current and accurate health records and charts
    • interact with a diverse student population
    • read, write and understand medical terms, figures and symbols
    • listen and ask questions pertaining to a specific medical situation.

The Academies CMO Board will consider candidates for the Licensed Vocational Nurse position based upon a combination of education/certifications, experience, skills, knowledge and/or abilities, and mission fit.

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Applicants must complete/attach the following: • Completed Edjoin Application • Target Success Sketch for Classified Staff (after application is submitted) • Cover letter • Resume • 2 letters of recommendation (within the last 2 years) Licensed Vocational Nurse must possess the following: • Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate or pre-licensed Vocational Nurse Permit (required) • Basic first aid certificate (required before start date) • Valid CPR certification (required before start date) • High school graduate (required) • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in job-related area (desired) • Experience working with public schools, pediatrics, child care centers, or related agencies (desired) • Spanish language fluency (desired)

Applications must be fully completed, including required attachments. Completion of Target Sketch Questions are required of all applicants. An invitation to complete the Target Sketch will be received upon completion of the application.

Applicants must complete/attach the following: • Completed Edjoin Application • Target Success Sketch for Classified Staff (after application is submitted) • Cover letter • Resume • 2 letters of recommendation (within the last 2 years) Licensed Vocational Nurse must possess the following: • Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate or pre-licensed Vocational Nurse Permit (required) • Basic first aid certificate (required before start date) • Valid CPR certification (required before start date) • High school graduate (required) • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in job-related area (desired) • Experience working with public schools, pediatrics, child care centers, or related agencies (desired) • Spanish language fluency (desired)

Applications must be fully completed, including required attachments. Completion of Target Sketch Questions are required of all applicants. An invitation to complete the Target Sketch will be received upon completion of the application.

      Comments and Other Information

      Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Equal Opportunity Employer.

       


      Application Deadline

      6/6/2022 11:55 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      3/24/2022

      Contact

      Jonna Rasner
      5596223236

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      Starting at $23.69 per hour; see our full Salary Schedules at www.theacademiescharters.org/work-with-us

      Length of Work Year

      190 days

      Employment Type

      Full and Part Time

      Location:

      Sycamore Valley Academy

      Start date/Training Plan:

      Full-time starts in August for 2022-23 school year, with part-time training beginning in May.