Fort Bragg, NC
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We are currently accepting qualified applications for a Licensed Practical Nurse to support one of our Government clients at Fort Bragg, NC
- Provide direct or consultative nursing services in accordance with each student’s IEP and corresponding short-term objectives, including: facilitating for school personnel, peers, and parents an understanding of the unique educational needs and learning characteristics; acquiring information regarding local, state, and national resources; coordinating programs and services for the student who needs nursing services.
- Perform observations, screenings, and evaluations at the Fort Bragg Schools per guidance from the COR.
- Perform case management duties to include tracking of timelines and review dates, at the direction of the COR.
- Maintain up-to-date and accurate documentation of progress at all times for the student, and work with the COR and the School Nurse to ensure that information is properly documented in school files.
- Provide continuity in care. A ‘continuity in care’ approach is a requirement in order to ensure student is medically stable for participation in learning activities at school without jeopardizing vital life functions.
- Submit a report on each student’s progress/sessions to the COR on a quarterly basis, or whenever requested by the COR.
- Develop and revise IEPs in accordance with DODEA policies and procedures and coordinate with district CSC but not to act as sole case manager for any student.
- Participate in all meetings upon request, such as CSC meetings, and assist in the development of IEPs for students found eligible for nursing services.
- Communicate with the School Nurse on a weekly basis providing documentation of medical procedures completed each week. In the event of an emergency work in coordination with the school nurse to ensure DoDEA policies are followed, all appropriate individuals are contacted and care is provided as quickly as possible.
- Administer medical procedures falling within the area of expertise and training of a LPN, as required by the student’s IEP. Such procedures may include, but are not limited to: chest percussions (CPT), monitoring oxygen saturation levels, suctioning, tube feeding and seizures.
- Prepare evaluation reports within prescribed guidelines, to include diagnostic findings and educational implications.
- Written evaluation reports and findings shall be compliant with formatting guidelines pursuant to each student’s Individual Education Program (IEP).
- The detail of analysis shall be consistent with the guidelines within each student’s IEP.
- Consultative Services for DDESS Staff and Parents
- Provide technical assistance to teachers, related service providers, and paraprofessionals in order to guide:
- Development of Individualized Education Programs (IEP);
- Development and implementation of individualized academic skill targets, social skill targets, and functional skill targets;
- Development and implementation of data collection procedures, including trend analysis, and progress monitoring.
- Provide communication to the student’s parents, upon request.
- Ensure accessibility and availability, by telephone and email, to teachers, related service providers, paraprofessionals, and parents.
- Answer all questions from DDESS staff and parents no later than COB the following work day after receipt of inquiry.
- Provide face-to-face guidance and training with DDESS staff and parents during regular school hours, when requested.
- Be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
- Have at a minimum of 2 years of experience providing nursing care for pediatric and adolescent individuals
- Have at a minimum 2 years of experience working in educational settings
- Have at a minimum 2 years of experience with provision of nursing services in accordance with the implementation of IEPs and/or Individualized health Plans (IHPs)
- Be proficient in English
- Possess basic computer skills
- Be able to work the portion of the scheduled school year calendar covered by the performance period
- Be able to administer all required medical procedures during the school calendar as set forth in this PWS
- Able to provide continuity of care with regard to medical procedures to be competed in the student’s educational setting as a follow-up to medical procedures conducted outside of school.