CareerStaff Unlimited Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN | School Nurse in Louisville, Kentucky
Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - 1:1 School Nurse
CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate Licensed Practical Nurses for the 2016-2017 School Year.
1:1 Licensed Practical Nurse Job Description – Licensed Practical Nurse LPN:
Hours: (may vary) 6:30am to 3:30pm, 7:30am to 4:30pm - Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)
Work a full school Calendar: mid-August through end of May
As a 1:1 School Nurse you will provide care to children who are diabetic, have tracheostomies and/or are vent-dependent. You will have one main student assignment. Occasionally you may see a different sick/injured child for nursing advice/treatment. You will treat them according to health guidelines. You will be expected to follow MD orders according to PCP forms.
Medication Administration for Licensed Practical Nurse LPN:
Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizer treatments
Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays, inhalation
Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.
Identifies adverse reactions related to medications
Sliding scale doses
Doses based on carbohydrate counts
Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Skills:
At least six months of ventilator experience required for this position.
Treatment of vent-dependent child
Portable Ventilator troubleshooting
Crisis management for vent-dependent child
O2, inhaler, and nebulizer medication administration per vent
Acute respiratory distress symptoms for vent-dependent child
Tracheostomy care, replacement, and crisis management. In-line and standard suction catheters.
Skills Continued for Licensed Practical Nurse LPN:
Treatment of diabetic children
Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.
Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement
CPR, AED, First aid
Vital measurements: respiration, heart rate, temperature (P.O., tympanic, and axillary routes), pain
Assessment: lung sounds, heart sounds, neurological, gastrointestinal, signs of abuse/neglect, various injuries
Seizure precautions and crisis management
Able to identify adverse reactions/negative changes in a child’s assessment and is able to appropriately report these changes
Identifies and appropriately reports emergent medical situations
Catheterization of males and female children
Application of splints, ace bandages, cast care, warm/cool compresses
Childhood behavioral/mood disorders
Commonly seen medical conditions in a school:
Headaches, cuts/scrapes, fevers, vomiting/diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, allergies, conjunctivitis, rashes, head lice
Please apply to thisLicensed Practical Nurse LPNposition, please apply and send any questions to:Ty.Perry@CareerStaff.com
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P: 502-254-6107 | Louisville KY
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