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Licensed Vocational Nurse

12/6/2012
Carol Calcagno
ccalcagno@brssd.org
650-637-4800 1012
1
2012-2013
Part Time
12/13/2012 4:00 PM Pacific
$20.83 per hour
Date Posted:
12/6/2012
Application Deadline:
12/13/2012 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
2012-2013
Salary:
$20.83 per hour
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact:
Name: Carol Calcagno Email: ccalcagno@brssd.org Phone: 650-637-4800 1012
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
BASIC FUNCTION Under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent or designee, and under the direction and coordination of the School Nurse, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) assists with the health services program at all schools in accordance with state law, and District policies and procedures. When working at a specific school site, the LVN is also under the general supervision of the school site administrator. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Assists with the implementation of health screening such as hearing, vision, and scoliosis. • Prepares, gathers and maintains health records as needed and as directed by the supervisor. • Participates in the development and implementation of patient care plans for diabetic students and/or students with specified health needs. • Observes and reports patient conditions, relevant behaviors, vital signs and nursing care measures to the school nurse. • Documents all patient observations, care provided, and the patient’s response to care in accordance with unit standards; maintains confidentiality of patient information as appropriate. • Administers injections and/or medication, as ordered by a physician, following appropriate policies & procedures, and is proactive in preventing medication errors. • Provides first aid. • Assists in the achievement of department goals/objectives, maintains good employee relations, and provide excellent service. • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. DESIRABLE QUALIFICIATIONS • Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients, families and staff. • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-services meetings, and workshops, including First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). • General knowledge of tools, materials, equipment and procedures to meet the District’s health services program. • Ability to problem solve, work independently, organize, prioritize and coordinate tasks using professional judgment, standard procedures and compliance with District policy. • Listen, speak, read, comprehend and write/type sufficiently to successfully receive/provide information to/from staff, the public, co-workers, supervisors, etc. • Maintain valid driver’s license, have own transportation, and willingness to travel throughout the District and to off-site locations as needed. EXPERINCE AND EDUCATION • Graduation from an accredited School of Vocational Nursing or its equivalent • Sufficient previous clinical experience in related nursing area preferred • Current CA LVN license • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association • Intravenous therapy certification • Current CPR certification • Meets deadlines for all competencies and required education • Experience working with public schools, pediatrics, health care or related agencies preferred

Requirements for Applying

Current CA LVN License, current CPR certification, current Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association.

Letter of Introduction, 3 Letters of Recommendation (current within the last 3 years), Resume.

      Requirements for Applying

      Current CA LVN License, current CPR certification, current Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association.

      Letter of Introduction, 3 Letters of Recommendation (current within the last 3 years), Resume.

          If you have any questions please call or email Carol Calcagno at (650) 637-4800 x 1012 or ccalcagno@brssd.org. This position is from 8:00 to 3:00/5 days a week, 6 hours a day. Must have own transportation. Prefer candidate that has school experience and scoliosis training.

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          Application Deadline: 12/13/2012 4:00 PM Pacific

          If you have any questions please call or email Carol Calcagno at (650) 637-4800 x 1012 or ccalcagno@brssd.org. This position is from 8:00 to 3:00/5 days a week, 6 hours a day. Must have own transportation. Prefer candidate that has school experience and scoliosis training.

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