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School Nurse (RN)

Company: Seneca Center
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The School Nurse is responsible and accountable for prescribing, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care delivered within their shift, and for utilizing the nursing process to provide assessment, treatment planning, and evaluation of client care within designated clinical areas. The Nurse is responsible for meeting all regulatory documentation standards. The Nurse participates in the multidisciplinary team, QA and UR activities. The Nurse acts as a clinical role model and provides nursing consultation to staff within the assigned areas of responsibility.

"Being a nurse at Seneca has been an incredible, enriching and educational experience."- Seneca Nurse

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates illness or injuries - charting.
  • Monitors Physician orders for medication or treatment.
  • Monitors prescriptions filled at outside pharmacies.
  • Maintains working relationships with Pediatricians, Specialists, Psychiatrists, Therapists and hospitals who provide care to the children.
  • May arrange appointments or receive orders for treatments when nursing expertise is required to facilitate the process.
  • Ongoing training with staff on medications and handling medication.
  • Provides other health-related education to staff and children.
  • Maintains medication assistance records.
  • Reviews all medical incident reports for shift.
  • Documents all nursing interventions.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Meets regularly with the Program Director and Psychiatrists as requested.
  • Attends appropriate treatment reviews related to health care for children.
  • Wears on-call pager for nursing questions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing required
  • CPR - BLS
  • Public Health Certificate and/or School Nurse Certification
  • Valid California Registered Nurse License
  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
  • Excellent communication, organization and leadership skills
  • Psychiatric Nursing experience a plus

Schedule

  • Monday through Friday
  • Part - Time and/or Full - Time positions available
  • Support Seneca schools located in Oakland, El Sobrante, Brentwood, and San Leandro.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents
  • 5 weeks of flexible Paid Time Off
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • Excellent training, scholarship opportunities, and ongoing professional development
  • Collaborative team environment!

Keywords: Seneca Center, Oakland , School Nurse (RN), Other , Oakland, California

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