CareerStaff Unlimited Registered Nurse - RN | Full Time School Nurse in Louisville, Kentucky

Registered Nurse, RN – Full Time School Nurse


CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate Registered Nurses for the 2017-2018 School Year. 

School Nurse Job Description – Registered Nurse, RN:

  • Hours: 7:20am to 2:40pm, 8:30am to 4:00pm - Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)

  • Work a full school Calendar: Beginning of August through end of May

  • As a school nurse you will provide care to various sick/injured children according to health guidelines. You will be expected to follow MD orders according to PCP forms. 

Medication Administration for Registered Nurse, RN:

  • Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizers

  • Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral,  oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays

  • Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.

  • Documentation - Online/Paper

  • Identifies adverse reactions related to medications

  • Insulin

  •  Sliding scale doses

  •  Doses based on carbohydrate counts

  • Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps 

Skills for Registered Nurse, RN:

  • Treatment of diabetic children

  • Glucose monitoring

  • Ketone monitoring

  • Hypoglycemic interventions

  • Hyperglycemic interventions

  • Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.

  • Insulin pumps

  • Enteral Nutrition:

  • Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement

  • Nasoenteric tubes

  • PEG tubes

  • CPR, AED, First aid 

Skills Continued for Registered Nurse, RN:

  • Vital measurements: respirations, 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

  • Tracheostomy care, replacement, and crisis management. In-line and standard suction catheters.

  • 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 this job posting or send resume to the following email:

Matt Crouch – Staffing Manager

CareerStaff Unlimited | A Genesis HealthCare Company

P: 502-254-6107 |  C: 502-612-9254 | F:

502-254-6108 | Louisville, KY  |