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Licensed Vocational Nurse (Substitute)

Licensed Vocational Nurse (Substitute)
Employer:
Kerman Unified School District
Date Posted:
11/13/2018
Contact:
Michelle Alejo-Joya
559-843-9011
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Length of Work Year:
On-Call; as needed
Employment Type:
Part Time
Application Deadline:
Continuous
Salary:
$21.30
Date Posted: 11/13/2018 Application Deadline: Continuous Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: On-Call; as needed Salary: $21.30 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Michelle Alejo-Joya Email: michelle.alejo@kermanusd.com Phone: 559-843-9011
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Job: Licensed Vocational NurseDepartment: Sites
BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Licensed Vocational Nurse shall be under the general supervision of the Site Administrator/designee in conjunction with the District nurse, performs a variety of duties related to student health care; administers first aide, maintains student health records and performs other duties directly related to this job description. Shall be familiar with and comply with all collective bargaining contracts pertinent to this position and will adhere to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations of the state, county, and school district governing board.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Screens sick and injured students and administers minor first aid or offers assistance until care is available informing the parents as necessary, following district procedures.
Sends notices to teachers and parents, prepares and maintains records/reports as necessary.
Screens students for head lice and informs parents and staff regarding recommended parasite control measures.
Informs parents and staff of available community health resources.
Informs parents and students of hygiene requirements.
Prepares lists of students needing various screenings for the District nurse.
Maintains a log of students' visits to health office.
Dispenses medication to students on request of the physician and the parent, assesses immunization requirements, and monitors compliance.
Provides general nursing services to students with special needs; may assist with cleaning, toileting, and related care as needed. May require heavy lifting and activities involving carrying, pushing and/or pulling such as those utilized in positioning and moving students in and out of vehicular equipment.
Maintains confidentiality concerning staff, students and their families.
Maintains an acceptable attendance record.
Maintains a clean, orderly work station.
Willingness to update skills and knowledge commensurate with the demands of this position.
Provide specialized physical health care services, such as catheterization, tube feeding, etc., under the prescribed procedures as outlined in the Guidelines and Procedures by the California Department of Education (Green Book).
Maintains open communication.
Learn, interpret and communicate the goals, objectives, and the general provision of the program as related to job requirements; Work independently under directives.
Performs related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Ability to see and read, with or without vision aids; ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels; ability to communicate so others will clearly understand normal conversation.
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Ability to pass a standardized typing test at 35 net words per minute.
Ability to exercise good judgment and stability required in minor and major first aid incidents.
Ability to quickly assess situations and work on a priority basis.
Ability to use a computer to keep student records and create working lists from the data base.
Ability to effectively communicate about the school health program.
Ability to work cooperatively with students, staff, administrators, families and public.
Ability to provide basic nursing skills and administer care for the severely disabled child
Ability to recognize health problems/concerns and communicate to the school nurse/principal.
Provide accurate record keeping and filing.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Manual dexterity and physical condition necessary to maintain a rigorous work schedule including bending, crouching and kneeling, pushing/pulling, reaching in all directions and may be required to team lift/position student weighing up to 100 pounds.
Moderate to high stress level.
Abusive and potentially harmful outbursts from students; Possible contact with blood and other body fluids.
May travel within the district to other sites to help provide coverage for absent and/or vacationing LVNs to provide services as required.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Primarily indoor classroom and school environment.
Temperature - normal climate.
Tools/equipment/work aids - All body fluids shall be handled using universal precautions. Use pharmaceutical and sharp object disposal as prescribed.
CONTACTS
Daily contact with students, parents, teachers, school and District staff.
Occasional contact with community members and outside agency personnel.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
Dexterity and physical condition to maintain a rigorous work schedule and meet standards of physical and mental health. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
Bilingual skills (Spanish) preferred.
Previous health care experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES
High school diploma or equivalent.
Licensed Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse
Valid California driver's license.
First Aid and CPR certification.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS SUMMARY:
ACTIVITIES:
Never: 0 time Occasional: up to 1/3 time Frequent: 1/3-2/3 Constant: 2/3+
ActivityNeverOccasionalFrequentConstant
Sitting
Walking
Standing
Bending(neck)
Bending(waist)
Squatting
Climbing
Kneeling
Crawling
Twisting(neck)
Twisting(waist)
Hand Use :R L
Repetitive Use R
Repetitive Use L
Simple Grasp R
Simple Grasp L
Power Grasp R
Power Grasp L
Fine Manip R
Fine Manip L
Push/Pull R
Push/Pull L
Reach (high) R
Reach (high) L
WEIGHT DEMANDS: Lifting and CarryingNever: 0 time Occasional: up to 1/3 time Frequent: 1/3-2/3 Constant:2/3+
LIFTING CARRYING
WeightFrequencyHeightFrequencyDistance
< 10lbs.
Frequent
3-4 ft.
Frequent
200 yds.
11 lbs. - 25 lbs.
Occasional
Up to 3 ft.
Occasional
200 yds.
26 lbs. - 50 lbs.
Occasional
Up to 3 ft.
Occasional
10-15 yds.
51 lbs. - 75 lbs.
Occasional
Up to 3 ft.
76 lbs. - 100 lbs.
Occasional
Up to 3 ft.
100 lbs. +
Occasional
Up to 3 ft.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (job specific requirements)
What are the heaviest items to lift, push, or pull. What other items might be physically demanding, requiring effort or repetitive use.
Essential FunctionTools/ItemWeightHeightFreqDistance
Transferring, Lifting/carrying or team lifting/carrying children
Children
Up to 55 lbs
22 in.
Occasional
Push/pull
Wheelchair
Up to 100 lbs.
Occasional
Up to 200 yds.
Ice packs
Box
40 lbs.
Waist
Occasional
5 ft.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:
ActivityYesNoIf Yes, brief description
a. Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, other?
b. Work around equip. and mach.?
c. Walk on uneven ground?
d. Exposure to excessive noise?
e. Exp. to extreme temp, hum, wet?
f. Exp. to dust, gas, fumes, chems?
g. Work at heights?
h. Operate foot controls, rep foot act?
i. Special eye or ear protective equip?
j. Work with bio-hazards, blood, sewage, waste?
Exposure to blood when children get hurt.
Requirements for Applying
To be considered for this position ALL requirements listed below must be attached and/or met by the closing date. Proof of high school diploma or equivalent Registered Nurse and/or Vocational Nurse License First Aid and CPR certificates Current DMV printout
Requirements for Applying
To be considered for this position ALL requirements listed below must be attached and/or met by the closing date. Proof of high school diploma or equivalent Registered Nurse and/or Vocational Nurse License First Aid and CPR certificates Current DMV printout
Notice of Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities: The Kerman Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, ethnic group identification, religion, marital or parental status, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. (Designated Compliance Officer: Assistant Superintendent Personnel, Address: 151 S. First Street, Kerman, CA 93630, Phone Number: (559) 843-9000)
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