LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse (15344)

TRENTON, MI, 48183

Date Posted: 12/03/2018


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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE - LPN - 1:1 SCHOOL NURSE

 

CareerStaff Unlimited is looking for caring and passionate 1:1 Registered Nurses for the rest of the 2018-2019 School Year.

 

1:1 SCHOOL NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION - LPN:

  1. Hours: (may vary) 7:30am to 2:30pm- Monday - Friday (no nights or weekends)
  2. Work a full school Calendar: mid-August through end of May
  3. 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 LPN:

  1. Familiar with Diastat, Glucagon, Epi-pens, Inhalers, Nebulizer treatments
  2. Route of meds frequently given: subcutaneous, enteral, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, nasal sprays, inhalation
  3. Oxygen administration via nasal cannula, bag, mask. Familiar with concentrators and portable tanks as well as how to change them out.
  4. Documentation
  5. Identifies adverse reactions related to medications
  6. Insulin
  7. Sliding scale doses
  8. Doses based on carbohydrate counts
  9. Insulin pen, syringes, insulin pumps

 

LPN SKILLS:

  1. At least six months of ventilator experience required for this position.
  2. Treatment of vent-dependent child
  3. Portable Ventilator troubleshooting
  4. Crisis management for vent-dependent child
  5. O2, inhaler, and nebulizer medication administration per vent
  6. Acute respiratory distress symptoms for vent-dependent child
  7. Tracheostomy care, replacement, and crisis management. In-line and standard suction catheters.

 

SKILLS CONTINUED FOR LPN:

  1. Treatment of diabetic children
  2. Glucose monitoring
  3. Ketone monitoring
  4. Hypoglycemic interventions
  5. Hyperglycemic interventions
  6. Insulin administration. Most doses in the school setting are based on carbohydrate counts. May also see students who have orders for sliding scale.
  7. Insulin pumps
  8. Enteral Nutrition:
  9. Medication administration, enteral feedings, trouble shooting, site monitoring, placement check, tube replacement
  10. Nasoenteric tubes
  11. PEG tubes
  12. CPR, AED, First aid
  13. Vital measurements: respiration, heart rate, temperature (P.O., tympanic, and axillary routes), pain
  14. Assessment: lung sounds, heart sounds, neurological, gastrointestinal, signs of abuse/neglect, various injuries
  15. Seizure precautions and crisis management
  16. Able to identify adverse reactions/negative changes in a child’s assessment and is able to appropriately report these changes
  17. Identifies and appropriately reports emergent medical situations
  18. Catheterization of males and female children

 

 

 

 

ABOUT CAREERSTAFF UNLIMITED:

 

CareerStaff Unlimited (CSU) is a leader in healthcare staffing, with a national network of 6 brands, operating 24 offices, serving over 1,650 clients, and employing over 4,350 clinicians. CSU attracts high quality clinicians who transition well to new environments, are knowledgeable of industry technology, and rapidly assimilate into facility teams.

 

CSU services cover all types of medical personnel, including nurses, therapists and pharmacists. Our professional staffing team offers unrivaled customer service and industry commitment, unique opportunities, top pay, and benefits that meet the lifestyle requirements of our clinicians. With our local presence, CSU provides personalized support in each community while still benefiting from the national resources and assistance of our larger CSU network.

 

CareerStaff Unlimited is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA).

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Ryan Milke | Recruitment Specialist

ReadyNurse | A Division of CareerStaff Unlimited 

248-203-0490; ryan.milke@careerstaff.com

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