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Support Nurse (LPN) – Education Center South

Watson is hiring a full-time support nurse (LPN) at the Education Center South, a special education school for students with special needs ages 5 to 21 in Bridgeville, PA. This position will work Monday through Friday and follows the school calendar and summer school program schedule.

Employment Type: Full-time

Support Nurse (LPN) Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete nursing assessments; diagnose problems and provide appropriate care
  • Administer medications and g-tube feedings to students according to written orders from family physicians and nursing procedures
  • Coordinate school health program
  • Develop and maintain student health records
  • Assess and record staff work-related injuries and maintain employee health files
  • Accompany students off campus for medication administration and medical emergencies
  • Work under the guidance of a registered nurse
  • Other duties as assigned

Support Nurse (LPN) Skills Required:

  • Ability to relate to students in tolerant, positive, encouraging and respectful manner
  • Ability to routinely communicate with parents
  • Ability to answer questions honestly, realistically and with sensitivity
  • Ability to document detailed nursing notes daily
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others as a team member
  • Ability to continuously make improvements of professional skills and knowledge

 

Support Nurse (LPN) Job Requirements:

  • Current PA practical nurse license required
  • Experience working with children with special needs preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift and position students weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Current Acts 34, 114 and 151 clearances required