Medical Edge Recruitment has an immediate opening for a NURSING COORDINATOR
Location: Greensboro, NC
Facility type: School System
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Pay Rate: DOE CTE- Required
Shift/Hours: 8 hour shifts
- Under the supervision of the Director of Health Services and Nursing, employee is responsible for interpreting changes to the North Carolina Curriculum regarding health education, informing teachers and principals of the implications of those changes, and ensuring that instruction is aligned with curriculum goals.
- Responds to emergency medical situations of students and performs necessary medical work in accordance with established protocols for Basic Life Support and administers necessary emergency medical care.
- Assigns, directs, and supervises activities of supplemental healthcare personnel, ensuring adherence to established medical protocols, policies, and procedures.
- Assists and advises supplemental staff, as necessary, resolving problems as non-routine situations arise.
- Monitors supplemental agency staff care of student at school level, in coordination with School Nurse.
- Makes monthly (or more frequent) rounds on all students receiving supplemental care at their school to assess students and review care/ documentation of care.
- Coordinates substitute caregivers with agency. Receives notification and maintains documentation of supplemental staff absences. Notifies parents and schools as needed.
- Provides EC student updates and notifications to the Director of Health Services and Nursing about students and agency staff.
- Collaborates with EC Services to make supplemental staff assignments regarding student orders/needs.
- Maintains data and input for evaluating agency staff effectiveness.
- Assists in facilitating resolution of parental concerns related to student's care delivered by supplemental healthcare staff.
- Consults with medical providers. i.e., MDs, PAs, and NPs for new orders at the beginning of each school year, and/ or as student needs arise. Receives orders each school year; provides input to Director of Health Services and Nursing and EC Services to determine level of care and assignment for school year.
- Reviews medical orders for clarification of orders for students receiving supplemental healthcare services.
- Attends IEP/504 meetings for students with supplemental staff to ensure compliance in language and fidelity in service.
- Attends eligibility meetings for incoming Pre- k or external transitions
- Assist school administrators to recruit supplemental staff for field trips and overnight trips.
- Provides input and collaborates with EC Services on orders/forms used in schools to document care for students.
- Monitors student binders/records at each school for compliance in nursing practice.
- Performs orientation presentations to incoming supplemental healthcare personnel at the beginning of each school year, and as needed for newly assigned supplemental healthcare personnel throughout the school year.
- Review invoices submitted by contracted agencies for accuracy of date, staff, each month
- Serves as primary liaison between school and private medical professionals and clinics, human services agencies and other institutions or agencies providing services to students and/or their families.
- Consults with medical professionals and others, as appropriate, of students' medical histories, incidents, treatments, etc., and provides records, as appropriate.
- Prepares and maintains comprehensive notes, records and reports of medical evaluations, emergency incidents, treatments, consultations, etc., to document students' medical histories, nursing activities, treatment provided, etc.
- Attends seminars, conferences, workshops, classes, lectures, etc., as appropriate, to enhance and maintain knowledge of trends and developments in the field of nursing, with emphasis on care of students with special needs; reviews professional journals, attends association and professional meetings, and otherwise maintains contacts with nursing and medical professionals to facilitate exchange of information.
- Bachelor's degree in nursing
- The position requires licensure in CTE- Health Science with NCDPI.
- 3 to 5 years of professional nursing experience, including knowledge of potential health problems of school-age and adolescent children, both healthy and those with chronic conditions and handicapping conditions
- Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.