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Itinerant Nurse

Company: KIPP Texas
Location: Dallas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionKIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.Founded in Houston in 1994, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy, and help us rise together.KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income communities.Job DescriptionJob Description: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have good critical thinking skills and be able to work independently
  • Provide first aid, vital signs, and emergent care to students, staff, and visitors
  • Able to triage students for injury, illness and/or emotional care
  • Case manage students with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, food allergies
  • Administer daily, prn, and emergency medications
  • Conduct state mandated health screenings, document findings and follow-up
  • Conduct training for back-up staff on medications, UDCA, seizure, and etc.
  • Inform and train teachers/staff of their students with chronic health conditions
  • Create and/or maintain students' individualized health plans
  • Update and maintain immunization compliance
  • Conduct surveillance and prevention of communicable diseases.
  • Good documentation skills
  • Promote a healthy environment
  • Good organizational skills
  • Have good knowledge of google, email, excel, and etc.Qualifications
    • Required Education and/or Experience:
      • Completion/Graduation from an accredited RN or LVN program
      • Valid Texas RN or LVN license issued by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
      • Minimum one-year experience in direct patient care in a hospital or a long care facility
      • Preferred Education and/or Experience:
        • Pediatric experience is preferred but not required
        • School nurse experience is preferred but not required
        • Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
          • Texas Nursing License (LVN or RN)
          • Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
            • School nurse experience preferred but not required
            • Hearing/Vision/Scoliosis certification but not requiredAdditional InformationFunding:The Specialist, Academic Recovery Intervention Curriculum (Primary School ELA)will be funded directly from the Elementary and K-8 Schools Emergency Relief (ESSER) grants awarded by the Texas Education Agency under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (ESSER II) and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ESSER III). This position will be funded solely (100%) from the ESSER II and III allocation for direct expenses through September 30, 2023, and may continue to be funded through September 30, 2024, depending upon the availability of ESSER grant funds. At the end of the grant period this position may be eliminated unless other sources of funds are secured to maintain this position or a similar position. The employee must sign this job description acknowledging receipt of the job description and signing their acknowledgement that this position is grant funded and is temporarily aligning with the terms of the grant period.Compensation:Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered. KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability

Keywords: KIPP Texas, Dallas , Itinerant Nurse, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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