Catapult Learning

Lead School Nurse

US-NJ-Paterson
4 months ago
Job ID
4593
Full-Time / Part-Time
Full-Time
Regular / Temporary
Regular

Overview

The lead nurse is responsible for assisting the Area Manager in the functioning of the Nursing Services Program. This individual reports to the Area Manager of Nursing and together they set and maintain the policies and procedures necessary for a successful program.

Responsibilities

  • Insure all mandates of State’s funding sources and contract specifics are understood and are being met by nursing staff, including completion of mandatory State reports.
  • Insure staff nurse compliance with Nursing Department and Catapult Learning policies and procedures, including proper documentation of activities in student health records.
  • Communicate with individual principals in the geographic area of responsibility at least twice annually to evaluate program.
  • Act as first line contact for any nursing related issues communicated by principals in the area of responsibility.
  • Maintain direct communication with Area Manager to report program status.
  • Perform any additional duties as outlined and delegated by the Area Manager.

Other job requirements:

Travel: High levels of travel within the geographic area of responsibility. Little travel is required outside of that.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State where employed.
  • Maintains current Basic Life Support CPR – Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider Card, as required by law and administrative code.
  • Experience as a School Nurse in either public or private schools.
  • Clinical Supervisory experience preferred, but not mandatory.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.

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