School Nurse - Registered Nurse/RN - Plymouth
Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Posted on: January 20, 2023
Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:JOB
Facilitates and strengthens and the educational process by
improving and protecting the health status of children and by
identifying and assisting in the removal or modification of
health-related barriers to the learning process for the individual
child.Why Saint Joseph Health System?Saint Joseph Health System is
a not-for-profit, multi-hospital health system located in North
Central Indiana.Our system includes:--- 254-bed acute-care hospital
at the Mishawaka Medical Center--- 58-bed acute-care hospital at
the Plymouth Medical Center--- More than 85 providers in the Saint
Joseph Physician NetworkWhat we offer:--- Benefits first day of
employment (including: medical, dental, vision, PTO, life,
STD/LTD)--- Competitive compensation and benefits packages
including medical, dental and vision coverage--- Retirement savings
account with employer match--- Generous paid time off programs---
Employee referral incentive program--- Tuition/professional
development reimbursement--- Nursing Scholarship opportunitiesJOB
- Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core
values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent
with these values.
- Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to
patient health, safety, and medical information.
- Promotes and protects the optimal health status of children by
providing health assessments and develops and implements health
- Maintains, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to
accommodate health needs of the students.
- Participates as the health team specialist on the child
education evaluation team to develop the Individual Education Plan
- Participates in home visits (not to be done alone) to assess
the family's needs as related to the child's heath.
- Develops procedures and provides for crisis intervention for
acute illness, injury and emotional disturbances.
- Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases
through preventative immunization programs, early detection,
surveillance and reporting contagious diseases.
- Assists with health education of the students and staff at
designated schools. Provides leadership and/or support for wellness
- Coordinates school and community health activities and serves
as a liaison between SJHS, school and community. Serves as a
resource person for promoting health careers.
- Engages in research and evaluation of SHS acting as a change
agent for school health programs and school nursing practices.
- Assists in formation of health policies, goals and objectives
for the school.
- Prepares reports and other documents as required or assigned.
Attends staff meetings.
- Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as
directed.JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIESEducation:
Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing ADN, Diploma,
or BSN. Bachelors preferred.Licensure: RN Indiana
license.Experience: 3 years nursing experience in a school setting
is preferred.Other Job Requirements: Ability to communicate
appropriately with students, parents, school staff, and SHS staff
is required. Demonstration of interpersonal skills necessary for
communication with media, visitors, and community partnership
representatives required.Assigned hours within your shift, starting
time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental
and/or organizational needs.Our Commitment to Diversity and
InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and
nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because
we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to
recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language
preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve
and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We
also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and
perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to
innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention,
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Keywords: Saint Joseph Health System, Mishawaka , School Nurse - Registered Nurse/RN - Plymouth, Healthcare , Mishawaka, Indiana
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