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Amergis RN School in Winston Salem, North Carolina

The School Nurse assumesresponsibility and accountability for the application of the nursing processand the delivery of student/client care and/or contracted services in a schoolsetting. The School Nurse may also be in a supervisory position within the contractedservices. The School Nurse provides services in accordance with Amergis Healthcare’s philosophy, standards, policies and physician orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process toplan, implement and evaluate student’s care needs

  • Demonstrates on each assignmentthe provision of skill nursing care in accordance with prescribed orders/IHP

  • Performs interventions,treatments and medications administration according to the identifiedpriorities as outlined in the IHP

  • Monitors and documentseffectiveness of interventions, treatments and medications

  • Completes documentation perclient expectations

  • Coordinates and facilitatesservices as requested between the school, local health agencies and othercommunity resources to meet the needs of the student

  • Communicates with the schooldistrict personnel about student’s plan of care/IHP

  • Notifies District SchoolNurse/Amergis Supervisor /Parent/Physician as outlined in the IHP regarding thefollowing:

    Changes in condition of student

    Physician notification to obtainnecessary orders

    Collaborates with school/educationpersonnel/other health agencies as requested, to design and meet student’shealth care needs

    Evaluates and assures student safetyat all times

    Adheres to Amergis Healthcare andschool district policies

    Maintains accuracy in student healthrecord

    Supports professional practice byobserving the following:

    Nurse Practice Act

    Standards of Nursing Practice

    Standards of Patient Care

    Standards of accrediting body (The Joint Commission)

    State laws

    Educational Codes and Federal Laws as described in the ADA and IDEA

    Patient Bill of Rights

    Amergis Healthcare and schooldistrict policies

  • At request of school districtparticipates in student care conferences/Individualized Education Program (IEP)

  • LPN/LVNs should direct questionsregarding orders and changes in condition to a Supervising RN (DN and/orClinical Supervisor)

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accreditedregistered, practical or vocational nursing program

  • Licensed as a LicensedPractical, Licensed Vocational or Registered Nurse in state(s) where practicing

  • One year of professionalexperience, preferred

  • Complies with acceptedprofessional standard and practice

  • Willingness to participate inskill advancement, if applicable

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program

  • Current CPR

  • PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (percontract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state andlocal requirements

  • Successful completion of newhire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patientconfidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectivelyelicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, butnot limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communicationskills; proficiency in the English language may be required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    needs to have peds experience, school nurse exp is prefered.

    Benefits

At Amergis, 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.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis 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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