Job Title: Temp-Hire School Nurse
Horizon Healthcare Staffing has an immediate need for a dedicated School Nurse to work with developmentally disabled children ages ranging from 13-21. The school nurse will be working within a High School located in Morris County, NJ. The main duty of a school RN is to promote the health and well-being of students and will be responsible for any medical emergency, documenting, feeding and toileting. Each student has a full-time aide.
Benefits: Full benefits including pension and tenure after converted perm. If the nurse is willing to further her education to become certified the school will reimburse the entire cost!
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:15AM-2:15PM.
- Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services.
- Maintains security of school health supplies.
- Serves as a resource person on health issues.
- Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff.
- 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.
- 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
- Must have two years of professional experience as a nurse
- Active CPR card
- NJ RN License
- Must be willing to get your New Jersey Department of Education Fingerprints.
- Must be willing to obtain Substitute School Nurse