School Nurse – LPN – Newark job vacancy in KIPP New Jersey (Newark, NJ)

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Company name : KIPP New Jersey
Location : Newark, NJ
Position : School Nurse – LPN – Newark

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About KIPP New Jersey
KIPP New Jersey is part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students for success in college and in life. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to educate 7,035 students in grades K-12 across 15 schools in Newark and Camden. More than 90% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced meals.
By 2025, KIPP New Jersey will have fifteen schools in Newark and five in Camden providing a world-class education to over 10,300 students. To learn more, visit

Job Description
Here’s What You Need To Know
We need YOU to help keep our students and community safe and healthy!
The School Nurse is responsible for providing health services to students, conducting state-mandated screenings, maintaining 100% immunization state compliance, and maintaining accurate files. The School Nurse will collaborate with the school social worker, teachers, child study team and the operations team to ensure that all students are healthy and safe.
A Bit More About You…

Demonstrated ability to work with a team on collaborative projects
A track record of driving results and achieving goals
Commitment to do whatever it takes to ensure our teachers and students have what they need to be successful
Ability to proactively problem solve; anticipate challenges before they occur
Ability to identify inefficiencies and generate creative solutions
Ability to develop and manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortably with ambiguity
Ability to troubleshoot and manage high stress situations with a calm and positive demeanor

Here are some examples of what you’ll be doing as the Nurse

Maintain and ensure the confidentiality of a complete up to date student health record. Such records include, but are not limited to immunization data, physical examinations, screenings, referrals, follow-up required and specific medical condition
Administer medication to students in accordance with law, Policy, and school standing orders
Follow protocols that provide for crisis intervention for acute illness, injury and emotional disturbances
Develop plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, and assess the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
Manages student health records; Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data
Assisting families with locating community health resources
Serve as consultants to other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers and counselors
Provide health advice to school educational teams, such as the School Support Team
Maintain and request orders for equipment/supplies for nurse’s office and first aid station
Periodically participate in events outside of normal school hours such as family evenings, student performances and teacher–parent conferences.

Must Haves:

A current New Jersey licensed practical nurse license (LPN) issued by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing is required.
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (preferred)
A current Providers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) certification.
Complete training in airway management and in the use of nebulizers and inhalers consistent with nationally recognized standards, including, but not limited to, those of the National Institutes of Health and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Additional Information
Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, an optional subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the New York City area.
KIPP New Jersey | KIPP Miami is an equal opportunity employer

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