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1.1 RN FT School Nursing - School RN

Company: Maxim Healthcare
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

1.1 RN FT School NursingMaxim Healthcare is currently seeking Registered Nurses (RN) for a one on one school nursing position! We are looking for Registered Nurses (RN) who are committed and passionate about having a major positive impact on a child's life.

Responsibilities

School Opportunity Hours: 8:00am - 3:00pm Monday-Friday

* Develops policies, procedures and work standards for school health program.
* Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.
* Initiates program changes as needed.
* Manages program allotment efficiently.
* Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and health department.
* Collaborates with other child-support agencies in designing and providing a school health program.
* Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program.
* Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services.
* Maintains security of school health supplies.
* Instructs students in health education according to the state curriculum (K-12).
* Serves as a resource person on health issues.\
* Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers.
* Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff.
* Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.
* Recommends corrective action where problems are identified.
* Conducts home visits when appropriate.
* Corresponds with parents on health needs of children.
* Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data.
* Considerable knowledge of medical disorders, treatments, and child growth and development.
* Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies.
* Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
* Some knowledge of the school organization and the community served.
* Ability to identify abnormal growth and development and symptoms of disease.
* Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources.
* Ability to develop and maintain health records on students and positive working relationships.
* Other Registered Nurses (RN) duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Current Registered Nurses (RN) license for the state in which the nurse practices.
* Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
* Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
* Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
* One year prior Registered Nurses (RN) experience preferred.
* Current BLS card.
* Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the nurse practices



Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Group, 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.

Benefits

At Maxim Healthcare Group, 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

About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services 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.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare, Downers Grove , 1.1 RN FT School Nursing - School RN, Healthcare , Downers Grove, Illinois

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