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Current Openings:  Health Services Department

Issue Date:  Monday, May 16, 2016
Advertisement Period:  Monday, May 16, 2016 - UNTIL FILLED
Application Deadline:  UNTIL FILLED
Advertised No.: CL16-0055

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  VACANT POSITION
TITLE SUBSTITUTE LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES (LPN)
VARIOUS SCHOOLS
  This is a Classified Position
GENERAL INFORMATION NOTE: These positions ARE as needed and require assignments to various schools throughout the school year as the need arises.
DUTIES

The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides nursing care for students requiring special health procedures.
  • Rides the bus with students in order to provide nursing services if needed.
  • Follows up on identified health problems with parents and other health professionals.
  • Refers parents, students, teachers, health agencies, and individuals for counseling to assigned RN.
  • Records health data in the cumulative health record and keeps them current.
  • Contacts principal and Health Services Office regarding crisis situations in the school. (These include child abuse, threatened suicide, and accidents).
  • Administers medication to students according to the approved policy.
  • Administers first aid to students and staff according to the approved policy.
  • Communicates effectively with Supervisor of Health Services and Registered Nurse assigned to the school.
  • Substitutes are not under contract and will be called for work by the Supervisor of Health Services as needed for local schools, field trips and other school functions as needed.
  • Substitutes may be required to work flexible and extended hours to provide health services for students.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Principal, Registered Nurse, or Supervisor of Health Services.
QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of a practical nursing program approved by State Board of Nursing.

Must possess a current LPN license to practice nursing in the State of Alabama.

Must have at least one year experience in a hospital or community health setting.

Must be computer literate with good communication skills.

Must offer client centered care.

Must complete an orientation/training class held by the Department of Health Services.

Must have a substitute certificate from the Department of Human Resources.

SALARY RANGE $65.00 per 7.5 hour day
PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING: All applicants must complete the substitute classified application packet and attend the MCPSS Substitute Training Class. The packet can be found on our website: www.mcpss.com > Our System > Human Resources> Procedures. The packet must be printed out, completed, and brought to a Substitute Training class. To sign up for a Sub Training Class, follow the instructions listed within substitute classified application packet and contact Human Resources once you have completed the fingerprint process.

NEW APPLICANTS: If applying for the first time, applicant should complete the State of Alabama on-line application and attach it to the specific job number in order to be eligible for hire. This application can be found on the website www.alsde.edu/teachinAlabama.

CURRENT EMPLOYEES: To apply, attach your Internal Employee Application to this job number prior to the deadline of the advertisement. To create your Internal Application, go to http://www.mcpss.com. Select Apply For, select Job Opportunities, then select Internal applicants CLICK HERE.

**Applicants selected for classified positions must undergo (or have undergone) an ABI/FBI criminal history background check (fingerprinting administered through sites selected and approved by the MCPSS and State of Alabama Education Department) and be declared suitable and fit to teach under state law. Applicants selected must also pass a drug-screening test via forms provided by Human Resources during the selection process.**

THE MOBILE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



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