School Nurse - Registered Nurse/RN - Plymouth
Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Employment Type: Full time Shift: Day Shift Description: 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
What we offer: --- Benefits first day of employment (including:
medical, dental, vision, PTO, life, STD/LTD) --- Competitive
compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental and
--- Retirement savings account with employer match
--- Generous paid time off programs
--- Employee referral incentive program
--- Tuition/professional development reimbursement
--- Nursing Scholarship opportunities JOB DUTIES
- 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 COMPETENCIES Education:
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 Inclusion
Trinity 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, Other , Mishawaka, Indiana
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