Substitute Licensed Practical Nurse

East Valley School District No. 90 in Yakima, WA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Nursing - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN)
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $53,150.00 - 65,030.00 / Year*
position filled
EAST VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 90
2002 BEAUDRY ROAD
YAKIMA, WA 98901
(509) ###-####



JOB DESCRIPTION
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Overview:
The licensed practical nurse functions in an interdependent role to deliver care as directed and assist in the revision of care plans in collaboration with the registered nurse. The health services program is designed to respond to each student s unique developmental health needs, contribute to a safe and healthy school environment, ensure that health needs are recognized and planned for in the total school program and meet state and federal health-related requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles of nursing and medical terminology.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of aseptic/sterile techniques and infectious disease control.
Knowledge of care and maintenance of medical supplies and equipment.
Knowledge of First Aid and CPR.
Knowledge of both normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology, psycho/social, and disease entities.
Ability to communicate in person, writing, or on the phone, with students, staff, parents, and volunteers in a diverse environment.
Ability to work under pressure, adjust to varied situations, demands and new health issues.
Ability to be entrusted with confidential and sensitive information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Contributes to the development, implementation and evaluation of student emergency care plans, individual health plans, IEPs and 504 plans.
Provides nursing tasks as directed by the Registered Nurse including medication administration including insulin administration, medical procedures (G-tube feedings, Clean Intermittent Catheterization, blood glucose testing, peak flow readings, etc.)
Provides first aid and emergency services as necessary for students, staff and visitors. Including initial assessment, appropriate care for illness and injuries according to the Department of Health Guidelines for Illness and Injury at School , notify parents of illness/injury, contact 911 as indicated.
Reviews immunization records and consults with school staff that enters immunization data into the electronic student record system.
Performs or participates in screening and re-screening of mandated health screenings including parent contacts, referrals, and follow-up. Consults with school staff who enter screening results into the electronic student health record.
Initiates and maintains confidential student health records.
Reviews inventory of health rooms and stocks supplies as necessary.
Maintains current listing of community health services and resources; refers parents to available resources as directed by the registered nurse.
Maintains on-going communication with registered nurse to report findings, and receive ongoing direction and support.
Be able to perform job tasks as follows:Lift and carry 10-50 lbs. frequently.
Assist with lifting over 50 lbs. frequently.
Use restraint techniques with clients when necessary.
Be able to bend, kneel, squat, twist, turn, and extended arm use involving various weights frequently.
Be on feet the majority of the work shift.
Must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.
Uphold East Valley School Board Policies, follow administrative procedures, adhere to the Code of Professional Conduct, and enforce school rules.
Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Previous experience working with school-age children preferred.

Certificate & Licenses:
Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Valid First Aid and CPR Card.
Valid Driver s License and Evidence of Insurability.

Clearances:
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

Reports To:
Director of Special Programs

Bargaining Unit:
Public School Employees (PSE)
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* Estimated salary


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