RN School Nurse

18 Aug 2023

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 MaximHealthcare’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/Maxim 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 Maxim 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

Maxim 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 ofMaxim’s 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


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, 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 Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed. Maxim Healthcare Staffing 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.

  • ID: #50241808
  • State: Illinois Yorkville 60560 Yorkville USA
  • City: Yorkville
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-18
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera