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Special Education Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Washington County Public Schools
Location: Hagerstown
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Type: Student Support Services/Special Education Licensed Practical NurseDate Posted: 7/28/2021Location: To Be AssignedClosing Date: until filledSpecial Education Licensed Practical Nurse - 3 positions Center for Education Services/Itinerant Grade 11 of the ESP Salary Scale (Hourly Wage Range $22.54 - $36.05) 7 Hours/Day, 10-Month Work Year Reports to Coordinator of School Health Services WCPS is offering 4% additional compensation to new, eligible employees in addition to base salaries for the 2021-2022 school. Minimum Requirements High School Diploma/GED. Must possess current MD LPN or RN License. Must be CPR and First Aid certified. Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle. Willingness to be assigned to any site/assignment within Washington County Public Schools. Two years' experience working with children or combination of education and experience totaling three years. May require physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials between 30 - 40 lbs. Ability to exercise professional judgment in decision making and communicate effectively. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Preferred Qualifications Interest and desire to work with children with developmental disabilities and special health care needs. Experience with Gastronomy Tube, tracheotomy and ventilator care. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other medical professionals, students and parents/guardians, school staff and the general public. Role Responsibilities Under the Supervising Registered Nurse, provide direct nursing care to student who requires medical support in order to attend to and access the instructional program in a safe and secure environment. Assist with physical care and physical management of student, including toileting, feeding, and positioning, as needed and appropriate. Operate and assist with the care of student's medical equipment/classroom equipment. Maintain accurate documentation of services provided. Provide educational support and management of student, as needed, during instructional and non-instructional activities. Performs nursing duties in an ethical and professional manner. Communicate with school staff, medical personnel and families as directed by registered nursing personnel or administrators. Provide education to school staff regarding the medical needs of the student. Participate in training as required to update or maintain skills. Demonstrate courteous and professional demeanor to all stakeholders of Washington County Public Schools and Meritus Health Room Staff. Other duties as Jobble

Keywords: Washington County Public Schools, Germantown , Special Education Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Hagerstown, Maryland

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