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Pocatello/Chubbuck School District No. 25 School Nurse (LPN) - Part Time in Pocatello, Idaho

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: School Nurse - Part Time (LPN) - JobID: 3699 Position Type: Student Support Services/School NurseDate Posted: 1/6/2021Location: location based upon student needs POSITION TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse in a School SettingLOCATION: VariousPOSTING DATE: January 6, 2021CLOSING DATE: For best consideration, please apply by January 13, 2021 - however, position will be open until filled.ADDITIONAL INFO: 3.75 hours per dayDAYS: Nine month employmentSALARY SCHEDULE: Rate of pay will be $15.72 per hourSTART DATE: As soon as possibleJOB SUMMARYThis position provides direct nursing services and health related teaching to district staff and students. This position is under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Licensed Practical Nurse needed to assist in the health care needs of students in the district. This is a part time position; 19 hours per week, and typically revolves around the noon hour - 10:00 to 2:00 in an effort to assist students with their diabetic care needs, seizure disorder management and medication assistance. This position also provides consultative duties to the buildings' faculty in general health care needs and instruction.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEssential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.Must have excellent communication skills. This job requires interaction with students, parents, teachers, administrators, as well as other school nurses.Skillfully listen to heart and lungs with stethoscope and use pulse oximeter in assessment of children with heart and or lung disease. Assist with administration of inhaler, and/or nebulizer treatmentsMonitor children with diabetes assisting or performing finger stick blood glucose, reading Dexcom, calculating carbohydrates, monitoring of amount of carbs actually eaten, following correction scale to calculate and administer insulin dose. Use of insulin pumps to calculate and administer insulin to children who have them. Assessment and correction of high and low blood glucose.Gastric tube feedings including residual, flush, gravity and pump feedings. Programming of feeding pumps.Urinary catheterization knowledge of both sterile and clean techniques necessary.Administer medications within the scope of District policy(ies)and state and federal laws.Evaluates student injuries, determines course of action, performs minor first aid in compliance with District policy(ies) and completes required paperwork in a timely fashion.Available for school lunch time coveragePotential for assistance and interaction with students' care animalsPerformance of job duties in field trip locations QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Education and/or Experience: Must have a current, valid and unencumbered Idaho LPN license. Requires the applicant to have a valid driver's license and working vehicle Interpersonal Skills: Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others without interrupting; keeping emotions under control; remaining open to others' ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach and use hands to finger, handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds (independently) and occasionally up to 50 pounds; possibly as much as 100 pounds with assistance from other staff. Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is a typical school setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally high depending upon the student population and activities; numerous distractions are common