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School Nurse

Lagos
07/02/18 2:15
9 Applications
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
150,000
Start Date:
20/12/2017

The major responsibilities of School nurse includes: 

  • Developing plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
  • Serving as consultants with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
  • Providing health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings
  • Monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases, and assessing the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
  • Overseeing infection control measures
  • Actively participating in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
  • Overseeing medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plans
  • Overseeing vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
  • Making decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
  • Providing health advice to school educational teams, such as the Committee on Special Education and the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team
  • Assisting families with locating outside care and obtaining health insurance.
Skills and Qualification
  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program; Bachelor of Nursing Degree preferred; licensed as a registered Nurse. A minimum of one to three years nursing experience and experience in community health, pediatrics, emergency care and triage, psychiatry, and/or a physician's office preferred.
  • Key Skills: Caring and Compassionate, Excellent Communicator, positive attitude and Detail oriented.

 




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