School Nurse Substitute

Glenelg Country School is seeking school nurse substitutes.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Provide primary health, first aid and emergency care to students; promote wellness and serve as a resource for health concerns in the school setting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers medications and treatments as ordered.
  • Provides care for student and staff illness and accidents.
  • Administers care based on individual health care plans and individual emergency care plans.
  • Serves as liaison between the home and the school regarding student health concerns.
  • Documents all encounters in GCS’s electronic health record, Magnus Health.
  • Follows communicable disease control procedures and informs administration and/or parents regarding school exclusion and readmission.
  • Follow all GCS COVID-19 policy and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Hold current State of Maryland license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse; baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of current practices for common childhood illnesses and chronic diseases: Asthma management and inhaler/, diabetes, insulin pen and pumps, seizure management, severe allergy management and emergency medication administration (EpiPen, etc.).
  • Experience in any of the following settings preferred: School nursing, pediatrics, community, or public health nursing.
  • Current certification in first aid/CPR.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer and/or electronic health record skills.

 

LICENSING/CREDENTIAL AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Maryland State Registered Nurse License.
  • Valid first aid/CPR certificate.
  • State of Maryland fingerprint clearance and background check.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and sit frequently or for prolonged periods of time. Additionally, physical abilities include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching, reaching/handling/fingering, talking/hearing conversations, and near/far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision

REPORTS TO:  GCS Head Nurse

Job Category: School Nurse
Job Type: Substitute
Job Location: On-site

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx