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Substitute School Nurse

Company: The Learning Lamp
Location: Somerset
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Somerset, PA

Position Type
Part Time

Salary Range
$100.00 - $175.00 Commission

Job Category
Substitute Teacher Program


You have a purpose and so should your job. Ignite Education Solutions is hiring a Substitute School Nurse to work in multiple school district settings in Somerset County.

Our children are the future of our community, and their care and education will directly impact their growth, development, and success. We believe success in the classroom is the foundation for success in life - and that no child should go without the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Backed by the experience and educational leadership of The Learning Lamp team, Ignite Education Solutions now combines all The Learning Lamp's school-focused services under one easy-to-access roof. Our team of dedicated professionals takes the administrative burden off school districts so that district officials and teachers can focus on what they do best - helping children reach their fullest potential. We are an integral part of the community, providing much needed support for families, schools, and children.

What are the hours like?

  • Hours are based on school district schedules.
  • Apply today to discuss if there's a schedule that can work for you! What do we offer?
    • A collaborative, supportive environment for your professional growth.
    • Training and Development opportunities, including access to a professional development platform where you choose your growth opportunities.
    • Career Advancement opportunities!
    • When school is off, you're off!
    • Pay Range Starts at $100-175.00 per day
    • Part-Time Benefits include
      • Paid Time Off
      • Longevity Bonuses
      • Health Membership Option
      • Retirement Savings (403(b) Option)
      • Discount Programs
      • Tuition Discounts What are the duties and responsibilities?

        Health Assessments:
        • Conduct health assessments and screenings as required.
        • Monitor and document students' health conditions. First Aid and Emergency Response:
          • Administer first aid and emergency care as needed.
          • Follow established protocols for handling medical emergencies. Medication Administration:
            • Administer prescribed medications to students according to physician instructions.
            • Maintain accurate records of medication administration. Health Education:
              • Provide health education and guidance to students and staff.
              • Promote health and wellness initiatives within the school community. Communication:
                • Communicate with parents, teachers, and school staff regarding students' health concerns.
                • Collaborate with administrators and teachers to address health-related issues. Health Records Management:
                  • Maintain accurate and confidential health records for students.
                  • Ensure compliance with health documentation requirements. Health Screenings:
                    • Conduct vision, hearing, and other health screenings as mandated.
                    • Refer students for further evaluation as needed. Collaboration with Healthcare Professionals:
                      • Collaborate with healthcare providers, social workers, and other professionals as required.
                      • Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and 504 plans. Infection Control:
                        • Implement infection control measures and promote a healthy school environment.
                        • Follow guidelines for disease prevention and control. Qualifications

                          • Current Registered Nurse (RN)
                          • Willingness to go through and pass the required clearances and training to ensure the safety and security of our children, including: mandated reporter training, a physical, and TB test. This can typically be accomplished within a week to get you started.
                          • Capacity for sitting, standing, walking, bending and stopping for long periods of time, as these happen throughout the eight-hour day.
                          • CPR and First Aid certification.
                          • Experience in school nursing or pediatric nursing preferred.
                          • Knowledge of state and local health regulations and guidelines.
                          • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
                          • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
                          • Flexibility and adaptability to different school settings.
                          • Completed background check and health screenings as required.

                            Our opportunities are a great way to get a start in your career that offer a lot of room to grow within our organization. School districts need supportive and committed people to positively impact the next generation. Apply Now!

                            Note: The specific responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on the policies of the school district and state regulations governing school nursing.

Keywords: The Learning Lamp, Altoona , Substitute School Nurse, Healthcare , Somerset, Pennsylvania

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