Jan 05, 2022

CARES RN - SCHOOL HEALTH NURSE **Temporary Full Time 2 Year Position**

  • Wayne UNC Health Care
  • Goldsboro, NC, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Temporary CARES RN School Health Nurse will provide comprehensive school health services for assigned Wayne County Public Schools. S/he will provide case management for students with special health care needs and chronic health conditions and management acute health needs when on site. S/he will serve as a resource person to school personnel regarding student health issues. Also, will develop, implement, and present school health education programs.

Education Requirements:

Associates degree in Nursing Required

Licensure/Certification:

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina Required

Experience Requirements:

Previous School Health/Public (Child Health Program) experience preferred. A minimum of 3 years nursing experience is required, preferable in Pediatric/Adolescent Nursing. Case management experience helpful.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to provide own transportation to various work locations, including
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multi-age students, parents, school personnel, and health care professionals.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with teammates, administrators, school-based intervention teams, other health care providers and service agencies.
  • Excellent decision-making and case management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to provide health education programs to diverse audiences.
  • Considerable knowledge of school health nursing practices and professional standards occasional home visits.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Proficient with MS Office and able to learn new software rapidly.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Assistance