Maxim Healthcare Services LPN School Nurse in Riverdale, Illinois
Maxim Healthcare is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) for a school nurse position! We are looking for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who are committed and passionate about having a major positive impact on a child’s life.
Develops policies, procedures and work standards for school health program.
Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.
Initiates program changes as needed.
Manages program allotment efficiently.
Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and health department.
Collaborates with other child-support agencies in designing and providing a school health program.
Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program.
Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services.
Maintains security of school health supplies.
Instructs students in health education according to the state curriculum (K-12).
Serves as a resource person on health issues.\
Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers.
Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff.
Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.
Recommends corrective action where problems are identified.
Conducts home visits when appropriate.
Corresponds with parents on health needs of children.
Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data.
Considerable knowledge of medical disorders, treatments, and child growth and development.
Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies.
Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
Some knowledge of the school organization and the community served.
Ability to identify abnormal growth and development and symptoms of disease.
Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources.
Ability to develop and maintain health records on students and positive working relationships.
Other Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) duties as assigned
Current Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) license for the state in which the nurse practices.
Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
One year prior Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) experience preferred.
Current BLS card.
Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the nurse practices with a score of 80% or greater
Maxim background screening
At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Awards and recognition programs
Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays
About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.
Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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