Matheny is a special hospital for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities Matheny's mission is to provide exceptional care and an optimal quality of life for children and adults with special needs and medically complex developmental disabilities. Each patient has a primary nurse who coordinates all his/her care needs. We are currently looking for:
The Certified School Nurse (CSN) may assume additional responsibilities to meet the needs of the Matheny School community. Including, yet not limited to enhancing and advancing the wellbeing and academic success and lifelong achievements of students.
Reports to: Principal/Director
Employment Status: Non-Exempt
Provides care and oversight of care to students in accordance with physician's orders, school policy and N.J. Administrative Code.
Facilitates the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of students.
Seeks to prevent illness through the early detection and correction of health problems.
Provide health assessments by:
a) Obtains a health and developmental history.
b) Screens and evaluates findings for deficits in vision, hearing, scoliosis, growth, etc.
c) Observes the child for development and health patterns in making a nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis.
d) Identifies health findings, which do not fall within the normal range for our student population.
Develops and implements a health plan.
a) Interprets the health status of students to school personnel.
b) Initiates referrals to parents, school personnel and community health resources for intervention, remediation, and follow through.
c) Provides ongoing health information to students, parents, school personnel and health agencies.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.
Current Registered Professional Nursing license issued by NJ State Board of Nursing.
Education Services Endorsement certification from the Department of Education for School Nurse or School Nurse/non-instructional.
Current Healthcare provider CPR/AED certification
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem
Location Matheny Medical and Educational Center
This position is currently accepting applications.