Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 8:47 AM
Requisition Number17-0051Post Date1/4/2018TitleRegistered Nurse-School ProgramCityRochesterDescriptionSUMMARYWorks under the professional and administrative supervision of the Lead Nurse. The Registered Nurse has the responsibility for implementing and maintaining programmatic health and safety procedures.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESSensitivity to cultural diversity of othersMaintains accurate and current school health information files on all children registered in the center-based program.Maintains a log of any daily nursing or medical consultations.Maintains on the front cover of each child's file a list of the child's allergy status and notifies each Teacher on the first day of school of any allergy.Physically examines and determines health status for children on a daily basis as necessary. Available to assist Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) when requested or as assigned by Lead Nurse.Administers medications as prescribed by the student's primary care physician.Obtains and maintains accurate and current medication orders and parent permission.Maintains medicine cabinet with all medically approved medications, supplies and equipment.Provides appropriate and necessary nursing action at time of student injury and determines with the Social Worker the communication to the family.Records all student/staff injuries on the appropriate accident/incident forms and processes the structs, annually, all staff in the Health and Safety Procedures and establishes appropriate reviews.Acts in charge and carries out all procedures established in case of medical emergency. Delegates and directs the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in crisis situations.Monitors the general health and safety standards used within the educational program.Administers inoculations to staff and/or children as approved by the Medical Director.Administers, interprets and documents TB screenings on designated staff as assigned by Lean Nurse.Carries out all nursing responsibilities, including the lifting, moving and positioning of students.Provides on site observations for students from an accredited Nursing School or other observations as assigned by the Education and Training Coordinator or Lead Nurse.Other duties may be assigned.RequirementsQUALIFICATIONSTo 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCERegistered Nurse: Associate s degree (AA) in Nursing, Bachelor s degree (BS) in Nursing is preferred; and six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility 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 informationand respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSBLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED); Current NYS Certification; Registered Professional Nurse.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 essentialfunctions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; andtaste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.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 essentialfunctions.
• Location: Rochester
• Post ID: 35873932 rochester