Careers — ReNEW Schools

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School Nurse
Nurse
Various locations
Available immediately

School Nurse

 

POSITION DETAILS
The School Nurse—as a member of the ReNEW Student Support Team—is successful when students have a clean, healthy, and safe learning environment, when we provide teachers and leaders the resources and systems to achieve ReNEW’s mission, and when we empower our staff to maximize their individual and collaborative performance.  The School Nurse does this by providing preventative health services to facilitate students’ optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth and development.

WHO WE ARE
Choice is Freedom!  At ReNEW, we ensure that students are academically and emotionally prepared to access the full range of life choices that are the fundamental right of every child in the city. Choice is Freedom!  At ReNEW, we ensure that students are academically and emotionally prepared to access the full range of life choices that are the fundamental right of every child in the city.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
 
QUANTITATIVE OUTCOMES

  • By October 31, 100% of students have up to date immunization records (or appropriate waivers or notifications of deficiency) on file with at least 95% of students having immunizations.

  • Within 60 days of the start of school (approximately October 1), 100% of all PK students have received the appropriate vision and hearing screenings.

  • By Labor Day, 100% of all students in grades K, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th have vision, hearing, and growth screenings.

  • At least 5 times a year, create and deliver learning sessions to parents, students, or staff to inform them about health issues, solutions, and resources.


QUALITATIVE OUTCOMES

  • Plan and implement school health management protocols.

  • Develop procedures and provide for emergency nursing management for injuries/illnesses.

  • Serve as a resource person to the school staff members in health instruction.

  • Coordinate school and community health activities and serve as a liaison health professional between the home, school and community.

  • Create Emergency Health Plans for students in need.

  • Create Individual Health Plans for students in need.

  • Participate in the IEP plan development and meetings when appropriate.

  • Work collaboratively with other school nurses to develop training programs for ReNEW staff.

  • Obtain students' health history, review and evaluate history and provide health assessments (with a special focus on students with regular medications, asthma, seizures, diabetes, and other identified health needs).

  • Maintain, evaluate and interpret cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students.

  • Screen and evaluate findings of deficit in vision, hearing, growth, etc.

  • Provide ongoing health counseling with students, parents, school personnel or health agencies.

  • Utilize existing health resources to provide appropriate care of students.

WHAT YOU BRING
In addition to the expectations listed above, you will bring the following to your school and students:

 

Required

  • Qualified to practice as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner in the state of Louisiana and holds an unrestricted license

  • At least two years of experience of pediatric nursing as a Registered Nurse

  • Basic life support Certification

  • Experience working with school-aged children or teenagers


Recommended

  • Prior experience in urban communities preferred

  • Flexibility and autonomy to provide for students and staff.

  • Strong communication skills.

WHAT WE OFFER
At ReNEW, we believe our people are the key to our students’ success. We support our staff with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive benefits plan that covers the majority of the employee premium for the two medical plans offered. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous vacation time, professional development, and a 401k plan with 4% employer matching. 

 

ReNEW Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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