Registered Nurse-2432 Tucson
Job | Posted 9 days ago
REGISTERED NURSE (SCHOOL NURSE)
|Hours Per Week:||24|
|Other:||Shifts may vary (Nights, Weekends, Overnights, Days). Pediatric Experince preferred.|
Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Arizona; evidence of completion of a physical assessment skills course; eligible for Arizona School Nurse Certification; current CPR Certification
Three years of experience, education or experience in pediatric nursing or urgent care nursing; ability to work effectively with many people; knowledge of handicapped children; and physical assessment skills with sports injuries
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Evaluate health care needs of students and refer to appropriate specialist when necessary; administer immunizations and maintain records as deemed necessary by the school physician and in compliance with State laws; administer medications and maintain records including dosages and untoward effects; educate students in personal hygiene and total health care; make medical appointments; assist with doctor's clinics to describe the student's condition to the physician and interpret the medical information to the student and his/her parents; keep current medical records on each student; conduct routine surveys and annual screenings; keep parents apprised of student health status; work with physicians at the Student Health Center and throughout the State of Arizona; manage student emergencies related to accidents and health care; communicate student health care needs to the instructional and residence hall staff; and take sign language classes for communication with deaf students
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Good knowledge of assessment and treatment of children four (4) to twenty-two (22) years of age; good planning, organization, and communication skills; injury assessment skills helpful
Must utilize appropriate personal protective equipment as required. BENEFITS
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance. Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage. Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program. Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment. Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs. CONTACT INFORMATION For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.