Temporary School Nurse

Using clinical knowledge and judgement, the Temporary School Nurse will provide First Aid and Wellness Care to students, school staff, and Agency Clientele.

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To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to hrdept@lexnyc.org. Please include Temporary School Nurse in subject line, or fax to 718-350-3332 

Position:                               Temporary School Nurse               
Department:                        Health & Guidance
Supervisor(s):                      Director of Student & Family Engagement
FLSA Status:                       Non-Exempt
Position Type:                     Per Diem, As Needed
Date Posted:                        January 12, 2024
Salary Range:                     $75.00 - $90.00 per hour
Using clinical knowledge and judgement, the Temporary School Nurse will provide First Aid and Wellness Care to students, school staff, and Agency Clientele.
  • Comply with procedures, protocols and other instructions provided by the Nurse Coordinator or contained in school manuals and protocols.
  • Ensure that all incoming students meet school entry health requirements as determined by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
  • Provide nursing care and physical screenings to students; assess students and implement first aid measures for students and others as needed.
  • Assess and determine ill/injured student(s) disposition regarding returning to class, staying in Health Services Department, sending student(s) home/picked up by parent or referring to emergency room.
  • Store medicine in a pre-assigned safe place, recording and dispensing medications for students who require in-school medications, as ordered by physicians in compliance with NYC Board of Education and NYS regulations.
  • Maintain records of parental approval and dispense parentally over-the-counter medications.
  • Provide health education for various student health concerns, including but not limited to nutrition, hygiene, exercise, and pubertal development.
  • Complete Accident Reports, provide needed first aid and make necessary referrals.
  • Maintain, evaluate, and interpret cumulative health data to accommodate the individual needs of students.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Proven clinical and medical skills to administer first aid, diagnose illness, and seek additional help when necessary.
  • Compassionate and enthusiastic; advocates for the health care needs of students.
  • Highly effective interpersonal communication ability with students, parents, and colleagues; ability to respond professionally and tactfully when faced with difficult situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities a must; flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Committed to maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Registered Nurse with current New York State registration.
  • CPR – AED Certification.
  • Working knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) or expectation to learn.
  • Valid malpractice insurance.
  • Experience in a school setting strongly preferred.
  • Computer literate.
  • Required clearances include medical clearance, fingerprinted by the NYC Board of Ed, SCR, and SEL clearance.
  • Must have the ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must possess the physical ability to demonstrate and participate in all class activities.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
Available:                   February 6, 2024
Deadline:                    Until filled
For Information:       Tracy Pelletier
Contact:                      Tpelletier@lexnyc.org
To Apply:                   Send resume and cover letter to hrdept@lexnyc.org.  Please include Temporary School Nurse in subject line, or fax to 718-350-3332.
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