Nursing

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Nursing
Title School Nurse – Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Full time
Categories Nursing
Location Hamilton County
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School Nurse Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Full Time

Treatment Philosophy:    

All employees are part of the St. Aloysius treatment team, committed to the Sanctuary Model and belief that increasing awareness, emphasizing safety, and teaching skills to manage feelings are crucial steps to take in creating an environment that can handle the crucial work of processing change, feelings, past trauma, grief and loss for the children and families that we serve.

Summary:

School Nurses (LPN) teach basic health techniques, nutrition, and body functions to promote good health for the children and staff. They are responsible to each other to assure that all team members are prepared for all aspect of their duties, and together they ensure that every child receives completed medical care through doctors, nursing team, and other staff members.

 Requirements:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited school and possess a State of Ohio licensure.
  • 1-2 years of nursing experience, preferably in psychiatric nursing.
  • Individual must be prepared to work a flexible schedule.
  • Individual must be able to understand and develop and appropriate overview of the Agency’s philosophy and purpose.
  • Candidate must be able to work as part of the treatment team, demonstrating flexibility and cooperation.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • The School Nurse is responsible for setting up and dispensing medications to the clients at St. Aloysius.
  • The School Nurse constantly interprets medical policy and procedures to all treatment staff in school and Day Treatment program. The School Nurse explains pre and post testing and lab procedures not only to the child, but to the treatment staff as needed. Often these requests must be prioritized very quickly because the demand for information is multiple and immediate. In cooperation with the treatment team, the School Nurse monitors and records any reactions to medication which are reported to and interpreted by the psychiatrist.
  • Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the prescribers. Observes for desired or adverse effects of medications and reports them to the prescriber. Responsible for medications for School and Partial Hospitalization. Responsible for medication administration as prescribed during school hours and in compliance with standards for medication administration.
  • Evaluates the seriousness of accidental injury, illness or complaint and treatment appropriately and determines   if treatment needs further attention and notify the Guardian.
  • Work as a liaison between doctors, pharmacy, hospitals, school nurses and St. Aloysius staff.

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If you enjoy making a difference in the lives of children and their families, we encourage you to apply. St. Aloysius offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunities that are challenging and rewarding.

St. Aloysius is an Equal Opportunity Employer

You may “APPLY NOW ” or send your resume to:     St. Aloysius Orphanage,  Attention: Human Resources, 4721 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45237;  Fax: 513-842-7591, Email: jobs@staloysiuscincinnati.org

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Come join us! At St. Al’s, we have positions that can meet your schedule. We offer full-time, part-time and contractor positions with flexible work schedules and hours.