Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

Job description

ONE ON ONE School Nurse. All Montgomery County Surrounding Areas.

SCOPE OF WORK

A growing number of students to be accompanied by a private duty nurse to enable them to attend school. Students ages 3 years through 21 years who are enrolled in a public school and have documented health issues requiring constant monitoring by an RN or LPN are eligible. Services will be provided at the students' school during the school day. If the student requires nursing services on the bus, the private duty nurse provides all of the primary care from the time the student gets on the bus until the student gets off the bus at the end of the school day, and shall, with the parents/guardian, be responsible for the student's daily medical care.

Services may include, but are not limited to:

• Urinary catheterizations

• Suctioning and reinsertion of tracheotomy tube

• Medication administration and management including observation for adverse reactions, response or lack of response to medication and informing the parent/ guardian, and their supervisor, about the negative reaction(s) to the medications

• Oxygen administration, and ventilator care

• Enteral (tube) feedings

• Other treatments ordered by the physician, physician's assistant (PA), or nurse practitioner and outlined in Plan of Care

• Collaborating with the student's parent.

ABOUT US

For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!

We offer the following benefits:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $32.00-$33.00


Education

Completion of an accredited licensed practical nursing program or RN

Licensure

Current and unencumbered license in the state of practice.

Experience

At least one year of experience in the last 3 years.

Credentials
  • Background screening as required by state or client contract.
  • OIG, SAM, OFAC and NSO screening.
  • Current health provider CPR from the American Heart Association at the BLS level or other as per contract.
  • Hepatitis B Statement or Declination [OSHA 29 CFR, 1910.1030(f)(2)].
  • TB Screening and TB baseline testing at hire. Some clients may require a two-step PPD which consists of two-step testing with one week between tests. A temporary staff employee with a previous positive TB test result must provide current documentation of a negative chest x-ray as required by the client. The QuantiFERON Gold test may be used in lieu of a TB Skin test (PPD).
  • Drug screening as required by the contract.


Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE

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