The nurse paraprofessional is a health services specialist who assists pupils in attaining and /or maintaining optimum health and promotes good health habits and attitudes. Work schedule will be assigned on an as-needed basis.
This position is for nonpublic schools and is designed to assist the school district nurses with the below list. The school district nurses are ultimately responsible for the nonpublic schools within their jurisdiction. Our nurse paraprofessionals work in collaboration with them. Our current nurse paraprofessionals are able to be at their schools during the students' lunch periods, 3-5 days a week. There are openings in the Kittanning, Sarver, Ford City, Vandergrift & Greensburg areas.
Requirements for hire include a valid RN license, as required by contract. Pediatric experience is desirable, but not necessary. RN license and a Basic Life Support CPR - Professional Rescuer or Healthcare Provider card, as required by contract.
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings.