School Registered Nurse (RN) job vacancy in Aveanna Healthcare (Dover, DE 19901)

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Company name : Aveanna Healthcare
Location : Dover, DE 19901
Position : School Registered Nurse (RN)

Description :
Position Overview
The School Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing direct school nursing services in an effort to promote prevention, medical management and academics.

Essential Job Functions

Provides school nursing services to direct service school districts
Assesses and evaluates the health and developmental status of the student in order to make a nursing diagnosis and establish a priority for action
Interprets the health and developmental status of the student to school personnel, parents, and the student as appropriate
Serves as a health resource person in the health instruction curriculum and takes leadership with faculties in planning and implementing a health education programs.
Provides parent education related to student needs
Participation in the development of Health Plans and attend school conferences when applicable. Provide care, delegate and teach care to others under the established plan of care while following the direction of a physician, nursing supervisor, school designee and/or parent
Attend appropriate continuing education programs as per licensure requirements and participate in Aveanna in-servicing and training as offered
Exhibit behavior supporting and promoting student’s rights and overall wellbeing
Follow Aveanna and school board policies and procedures that affect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students in the school health setting. Report any changes in the student’s mental, physical, or environmental condition (including any incidents) to the physician, nursing supervisor, school designee and parent as applicable
Recognize and report signs of substance abuse, physical abuse or neglect
Provide a clean and safe environment within the school, including the safe use of equipment
Identify appropriate methods for storage of equipment, supplies, and medications.
Maintain and coordinate standards of nursing while managing a comprehensive school health program
Provide preventive and rehabilitative measures while assisting/providing nursing assessments and screenings in an effort to promote safety and health for all
Perform treatments and/or procedures with skill and competence
Maintain and follow physician order for any invasive procedure and/or skill
Administer medication as per MD order and/or parental consent
Provide individual teaching and training with student and/or others in an effort to encourage and promote student independence when applicable
Collaborate, coordinate and supervise services with others in order to promote academics and individualized student needs
Accurately document services provided in accordance with agency policies and procedures on the day the services are rendered
Submit nursing documentation, logs, reports and timesheets within a timely manner and per policy


Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing
Current, unrestricted state license as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice
Current CPR certification
Current Basic Life Support certification
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures
Additional state specific requirements:

Continuing Education as required by state


Pediatrics experience preferred

Other Skills/Abilities

Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
Attention to detail
Time Management
Leadership skills
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements

Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport


Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.
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