Nursing Careers at Lifespan

School Nurse Job

Job Number: LSS13327

Job Title: School Nurse Per Diem

Department: Bradley School E Providence - 3203200

Facility: Lifespan School Solutions, Inc

Location: Providence, RI

Current license to practice professional nursing in RI

Experience:

Experience in the practice of nursing, preferably within a school setting or with children and adolescents.

Ability to work with administration, colleagues, parents and students in high stress situations.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Positive, non-judgmental attitude.

Knowledge of psychiatric, behavioral and developmental conditions in children and adolescents.

Basic computer skills


Reporting to the Medical Director and site Clinical Director, the school nurse, utilizing the nursing process, is responsible for providing for the nursing care needs of Bradley School students during the school day, consistent with the quality standards of the affiliate Bradley Hospital and the rules and regulations of the State of Rhode Island for the school health program. The primary responsibility of the school nurse is to focus on the student and school health issues that affect students’ safety and ability to learn during the school day. She/he is responsible for health promotion, prevention of illness and promotion of a healthy environment for students through health assessment for early detection of health problems, health education and assessment of the school environment. She/he collaborates with Bradley School students, parents, and outside community health and educational providers.