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School Nurse

Posted: 12/21/2022

School Nurse

Full Time-Technical
Boys Residential Academy at Candor, Candor, NC, US
Requisition ID: 5222
Salary Range:$60,000.00 Annually Onwards

Tired of working long 12-hour shifts in a high volume, high stress, fast paced healthcare environment?  Do you have a passion for helping people, or you love to see youth and young adults work hard to reach their full potential?  We have a position for you!  Come work in a highly supportive family like rural setting and work with smaller student body sizes than traditional public schools as a Registered Nurse for our Boys Residential Academy located in Candor, NC.   

  • Monday through Thursday 10-hour day shift, with Holidays and Weekends Off

Our Benefits: 

  • Low-Cost Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid short-term and voluntary long-term disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary term life insurance

Extra Benefits:

  • Meals provided when on duty

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides clients with professional health services; to include sick call, regular medical assessments, dental needs, daily triage of injuries and illnesses, record review, health screening and health education.
  • Monitor and/or administer medications, document adverse effects of the medication, and any test that may be required for each medication. As needed, obtain prescription re-fills in timely fashion to maintain client medication needs.
  • Create and maintain Medication Administration Sheets for each client, monitoring for any missing signatures, medication errors, etc. 
  • Maintain “Controlled Drug Book”.
  • Participate in treatment team staffing as needed.
  • Advise social services staff of necessary health services.
  • As required or assigned, transport clients to medical appointments.

Qualifications

  • Requires Registered Nurse Diploma or degree. Must have and maintain current and appropriate Registered Nurse licensure in the state where employed.
  • Two years of school, correctional, doctor’s office, camp, industrial, or public health experience preferred. Experience working pediatric/adolescent patient care preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of child / adolescent related illness. Must be CPR certified.

*This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.

 

Make more than a Living, Make a Difference

Our Location:

Boys Residential Academy at Candor

500 E-Ku-Sumee Road | Candor, NC  27229

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About Our Program

Eckerd Connects' Short-Term Juvenile Justice Residential program is a complete rehabilitative experience delivered in 4 to 6 months to adjudicated male youth, ages 13 to 17, referred by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Juvenile Justice.  This residential treatment concept combines promising and evidence-based practices with a strong family transition component and signifies a public-private partnership with the Division of Juvenile Justice which has produced an innovative shift in the way youth are served in North Carolina's juvenile justice system.  Intensive, short-term services include individualized treatment and academic plans that combine formal and experiential education, community service, behavioral health, and family counseling in a non-punitive environment designed to address the youth's behavioral challenges through a strength-based approach.  Youth also receive accredited education on-site and work together in small group settings with assigned counselors.

Please follow the links for more information about this program: https://eckerd.org/juvenile-justice-services/residential-services/short-term-residential-services/

 

Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility.

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