Kennedy Krieger Institute SCHOOL NURSE (MONTGOMERY COUNTY) in Silver Spring, Maryland

Overview

JOB ID 3731 - SPECIAL EDUCATION (MONTGOMERY COUNTY)

THIS POSITION IS 20 HOURS PER WEEK, MONDAY-THURSDAY, 7:45AM-12:45PM

LOCATED IN SILVER SPRING, MD

The Kennedy Krieger School Nurse provides direct nursing care for each student. The School Nurse adheres to the standards set by the Maryland Nurse Practice Act and utilizes the nursing process in developing, implementing and evaluating a plan of care which will help the student achieve and maintain their optimal level of wellness. The School Nurse involves the parent/guardian, therapist, teacher, and other appropriate staff as needed to promote the student’s level of wellness.

Responsibilities

  1. Maintains a cumulative health record on each student.

  2. Implements the nursing process to develop individualized health care plans for students with special health concerns.

  3. Administers medications in accordance with the KKI School Medication Administration Policy.

  4. Utilizes principles of safety and infection control.

  5. Administers first aid and treats illnesses in accordance with the standards of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

  6. Assures that all students are in compliance with the Maryland state law for immunizations.

  7. Maintains and organizes medical equipment and supplies for the school health suite.

  8. Assists the Baltimore City Health Department with annual hearing and vision screening and performs scoliosis screening on seventh grade students in accordance with state law.

  9. Monitors height, weight, pulse and blood pressure of designated students.

  10. Serves as a liaison between family, school personnel and health care providers.

  11. Participates in pre-admission and ATM review for students with identified health

  12. Provides staff with updated information on health issues through inservices or relevant journal articles.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Maryland.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two years of RN experience required

  • Minimum of one year of school health experience required

Department Nursing

ID 3731

Pos. Category Nursing

Job Location : Street 13313 Old Columbia Pike

# of Hours 20