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Belgrade Public Schools Belgrade Public Schools - Licensed Practical Nurse FY2324_48 in Belgrade, Montana

Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) FY2324_48 Reports to: Nurse, Director of Student Services, Principal Status: Classified, hourly. 182-day work year Full time/ Possible Part-time Starting Salary: $22.00 - $26.00 per hour, depending on experience. Location: District Wide Start Date: August 24, 2023 Working your family schedule and contributing to our local education community, 3% annual increase Competitive benefits package and state retirement plan available. State retirement package becomes fully vested after five years, matching funds! Pride in your community’s education Punctual and consistent attendance is an essential part of the job. Essential Job Duties Provide nursing care to address the health needs of students, including emergencies. Participate in the development and implementation of health care plans as directed by the RN. Participate in the identification process of children with special needs as directed by the RN. Maintain student health records. Maintain immunization records and communicate with families about immunizations. Conduct vision and hearing screenings. Manage communicable/transmittable disease outbreaks. Participate in case management for at-risk children. Serve as a liaison between and resource for teachers, administrators, parents and community health partners. Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be required as given or assigned. Knowledge Skills Abilities LPN scope of practice as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Typical and atypical human growth and development of children and adolescents. Typical and atypical anatomy and physiology in children and adolescents. Common and less common pediatric health problems. Current treatments and medications for pediatric health problems. Skills in physical assessment, use of stethoscope, thermometer, otoscope, sphygmomanometer, and glucometer. Skills and certification in CPR, AED and basic first aid. Skills in word processing programs, spreadsheet programs, Infinite Campus, and use of the Internet. Ability to work independently under the supervision of the school nurse. Ability to use critical thinking skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate plan of care or intervention under the supervision of the school nurse. Ability to be self-directed, autonomous, flexible, organized, and to prioritize. Ability to set and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate with children and adolescents, parents, teachers, administrators, and health care providers. Ability to adhere to federal and state statute and District Policy. Maintain a high level of confidentiality. Equipment Used Computer, calculator, copier, telephone/voice mail, fax, wheelchairs and other special needs equipment. Required Qualifications Current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Montana. Current certification in CPR/AED and first aid. Preferred Qualifications Successful experience working with students and families. Necessary special requirements: Montana Driver’s license or the ability to obtain license within three months of hire date. Physical and Mental Demands and Work Hazards Performs routine work. Regularly works inside with minimal temperature variations. Ability to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequently required to sit, occasionally walk and stand and reach with hands or arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling. Significant fine finger dexterity Required to be able to hear conversations in loud and quiet environments. May be required to lift or carry up to 10 - 30 pounds on a routine basis with or without an accommodation. The employee frequently works within time constraints and must maintain attentiveness intensity. Frequently involved in interactions which require oral and written communications. Exercises flexibility and the ability to shift from one task to another. Occasional travel/mobility between schools, or between schools and the Administration office, may be required. Effective hearing and speech abilities. Possible exposure to body fluids. Work area is generally a hazard free environment. Demonstrates regular attendance performing duties as described. Reports to work fit for duty with characteristics inherent to the position. The duties, physical demands, work-environment characteristics, and mental/motor demands described within this vacancy announcement are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with compliance with the American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.