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School Nurse New

Seattle, WA

Details

Hiring Company

Seneca Family of Agencies Website

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

Competitive salary

No recruiters please


Position Description

Overview

As a nonprofit organization, Seneca Family of Agencies has spent the last three decades building a comprehensive continuum of care for vulnerable youth and their families with cross-sector services in the areas of mental health, special education, juvenile justice and child welfare. In Washington State, Seneca’s work with schools is guided by the agency’s Unconditional Education model, which leverages the agency’s larger experience at the intersection of child serving systems to equip public schools with the skills and resources they need to serve ALL students successfully, regardless of the complex barriers some face, including poverty, personal or community trauma exposure and disabilities. To do so effectively, Seneca seeks a nurse to serve on its transdisciplinary team to assist in designing and implementing inclusive school-wide practices and systems focused on multi-tiered points of intervention, spanning from prevention and early identification tointensive intervention.

 

The School Nurse is responsible for providing assessment, treatment planning, and evaluation of care within designated clinical areas. Additionally, this position acts as a clinical role model and provides nursing consultation to staff within their assigned areas of responsibility, focused on building staff’s capacity to meet the health-related needs of their children. This position will be supporting Seneca's school-based partnerships in public schools on the I-5 corridor (from South Seattle to Tacoma).

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership on campus in the areas of student and community health and wellness.
  • Work effectively as a member of a transdisciplinary team in meeting the varied needs of diverse students.
  • Evaluate illness or injuries, including charting requirements.
  • Monitor physician orders for medication or treatments.
  • Assist with vision and hearing screenings, and other health records.
  • Ensure students’ immunization records are continuously updated.
  • Create health plans and assist in the creation of 504s or IEPs, as appropriate.
  • Provide resource linkage and light case management to families with unique needs or stressors.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with pediatricians, specialists, psychiatrists, therapists and hospitals who provide care to the children.
  • Provide ongoing training for staff on medications, and other health-related education.
  • Maintain medication assistance records and documents all nursing interventions.
  • Review all medical incident reports.
  • Meet/consult regularly with school leaders as requested.
  • Attend appropriate treatment reviews related to health care for children.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing required
  • CPR certified
  • ESA Certification, or willing to obtain certification within 1 year at Seneca’s expense
  • Valid Washington Registered Nurse License preferred
  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
  • Excellent communication, organization and leadership skills
  • School Nursing experience a plus

Schedule

  • Monday - Friday

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including partially paid premiums for dependents
  • 5 weeks of flexible Paid Time Off
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Scholarship opportunties and ongoing training/professional development opportunities

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