All Other Positions - Belmont Charter Network
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Job Title: CERTIFIED SCHOOL NURSE
Job Location: Belmont Charter Network
Beginning: Mar 01, 2024
Deadline: Sep 30, 2024**
District: Belmont Charter Network
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-790-1294
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Job Description:
Belmont Charter Network is a family of 5 community schools centered on the central mission to promote the academic, social, and emotional well-being of each child. Our schools are supported by a non-profit partner to provide holistic services to the school including out-of-school time, our social work project, and Head Start. How do we do this? We do it by ensuring our students have access to complete support both in and out of the classroom through a talented team of teachers, leaders, social workers, and partners.

 
Your areas of knowledge and expertise:
  • Demonstrated skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds.
  • Creative problem solving
  • A commitment to being a lifelong learner, a commitment to refining your craft
  • A knack for connecting with people across differences including parents, colleagues, and students.
 
Position Summary:
 
The Certified School Nurse (CSN) for the Belmont Charter Network joins and leads an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive school health services with special focus and responsibility for students with chronic conditions and the state mandates related to medical records. The CSN supervises the LPN School Nurse Assistants and all health services and leads collaboration with the School-Based Health Center (SBHC). This is a 12 month role supervised by the Director of Centralized Operations.
 
Core Responsibilities:
  • Planning and Supervision
    • Provide close supervision and support to assigned LPN School Nurse Assistants at each campus.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Centralized Operations for compliant and well-planned school nursing services.
    • Work collaboratively with the clinical team, SBHC, and school liaisons to ensure robust and well-integrated health services to youth and families.
    • Nurture and support critical relationships with school leadership and other key partners.
  • Record Management and Oversight:
    • Oversee entry of valid physicals and dental exams into the electronic record.
    • Review physicals to ensure all health information is entered into the electronic record.
    • Review pertinent physicals for further care or triage to the SBHC.
    • Lead research, recording, and outreach to parents for 100% compliance with vaccine mandates and specified timeframes.
    • Lead all reporting to the state, including SHARRS and vaccine reports, and communicate with funders as needed.
  • Communication and Coordination:
    • Oversee program calls and letters to parents regarding missing medical records.
    • Ensure scheduling and support for dental provider appointments.
    • Obtain consents for all required grades and beyond.
  • Health Services Administration:
    • Provide student health services.
    • Ensure that students are triaged as appropriate to the SBHC when open and necessary.
    • Oversee inventory and supplies for screening and health services.
    • Develop, collect, and guide care plans for students with chronic conditions.
    • Assume responsibility for the medical component of all 504’s and IEPs in the school.
  • Screening and Quality Assurance:
    • Assist LPN with weekly screening of all students.
    • Ensure 100% fidelity in the workflow for comprehensive screening and SBHC follow-up.
    • Ensure the quality and accuracy of LPN screening, documentation, and scheduling of parent and SBHC follow-up appointments.
 
 
Additional responsibilities:
  • COVID-19 screening and management of other infectious conditions in the health room, oversight of COVID testing under purview;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • RN/BSN
  • Certificate or Emergency School Nurse certificate obtained within first two months with tuition assistance.
  • Strong school nursing experience and clinical instincts.
  • Strong understanding and command of State law and regulations related to school nursing and clinical scope of practice.
  • Strong administrative skills and experience managing mandates.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise of health concerns affecting school performance: asthma, trauma and mental health, and nutrition and healthy living.
  • Proven excellence in building, managing, and developing high-performing teams.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

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