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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (JOB ID: 58544)

  • Full Time
  • Colorado
  • Salary Range: $23.90 - $27.72/HR USD / Year
  • Salary: Salary Range: $23.90 - $27.72/HR
  • Current License to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Colorado

Website Careers_DPS Denver Public Schools

EMILY GRIFFITH CAMPUS

Traditional 190 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $23.90 – $27.72/HR

 

Essential Functions and Objectives:

– The Licensed Practical Nurse assesses and evaluates the health and developmental status of selected students through nursing diagnosis and the use of appropriate evaluative techniques. Works cooperatively with other School Assessment Team members to assess health needs related to learning, and determine appropriate educational plan. Other duties may include dispensing medications, performing screenings, conduct health counseling and training, maintain reports and more.

– Administers and manages activities within a specific area of a responsibility. Serves as the subject matter  expert and applies gained knowledge to execute, maintain and improve systems, programs, or  processes.

 

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications: 

– A minimum of three (3) years of clinical nursing experience and/or previous school nurse experience. Must possess a School Nurse provisional or professional license through the Colorado Department of Education. Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License.

– Assesses and evaluates the health and developmental status of selected

students through nursing diagnosis and the use of appropriate evaluative

techniques; works cooperatively with other School Assessment Team members

to assess health needs related to learning and determine appropriate

educational plan

– Completes Health and Developmental History and 3-year updates as needed

– Conducts or arranges for mandated vision, hearing, and scoliosis screenings

– Ensures compliance with related laws and polices, such as reporting suspected child abuse and immunization and Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)

laws

– Provides adequate care for ill and injured children, provides student and parent health counseling, and supervises proper administration of medication procedures

– Develops specialized and standardized procures as needed for special needs students

– Conducts staff in-service on select health topics and related issues, serves as a  resource to teachers for health instruction, provides health education resource  materials for classroom teachers, provides student instruction of selected health  topics and issues, and presents parent information meetings as indicated

– Provides growth and development and communicable disease instruction, instructs CPR/MFA/ER preparedness classes for district personnel, and actively participates as a member of the school(s) disaster preparedness team

– Supervises the performance of the assigned health clerk

– Maintains and submits data for annual and monthly report

– Required Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

– Required Effective time management and organizational skills

– Required Ability to accurately record, transfer, and present information in an organized manner

– Required Effective verbal and written communication skills

– Required Strong attention to detail

– Required Ability to follow directions and procedures

– Required Ability to make independent, immediate decisions

– Required Works collaboratively with others on a team

– Required Aptitude for variety and changing expectations in a fast-paced  environment with the ability to remain calm in an emergency situation

– Required Knowledge of District, county, and state health regulations Required Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health Required Demonstrates respect for children, teenagers, and adults Preferred Bilingual skills in Spanish a plus

Education Requirements:

– Current License to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Colorado

Additional Information:

– Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1129

– Benefits (including DPS contributions): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1397

– Compensation Structures: http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/244

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.

 

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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