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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN, Nursing) - School Program

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Stratford
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Part Time Standard Hours: 28 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Work where every moment matters. Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network as a Licensed Practical Nurse. For over 60 years, St. Vincent's Special Needs Services (SVSNS) has been a trusted provider of specialized services for children and adults with multiple developmental disabilities and complex medical needs, such as cerebral palsy, acute brain injury, neuromuscular disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Each year, more than 400 children, adults and their families receive services from the organization. Job Summary:
Provides daily medications, feeds, treatments and support to students with complex health needs to safely participate in school program.

  • Administers medications, feeds and treatments and observes student for effectiveness or adverse reactions.
  • Performs routine tests and therapeutic services such as chest physical therapy, nebulizer treatment, gastrostomy feed and high frequency oscillation vest.
  • Ability to triage and prioritize competing events with efficient time management.
  • Demonstrates competence in nonverbal emergency assessment of a student by collecting data for analysis by a registered nurse.
  • Assists in all duties essential to the operational needs of the school.
  • Adapts positively to a fast paced challenging environment.
  • Assists individuals to meet their physical, emotional, spiritual, development, health and safety needs.
  • Communicates with and educates families related to health conditions and responses to treatments.
  • Able to manage the needs of 30 students throughout the building, coordinating with interdisciplinary teams and ensuring completion prior to dismissal.
  • Skill of recognizing a change in condition to escalate to higher level of care. Qualifications Minimum Requirements:
    • Physical conditioning to walk constantly and meet lifting requirements Education
      • Licensed practical nurse/ vocational nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire or transfer Experience
        • Three years of experience working in acute care-experience required
        • Experience in pediatrics, emergency care, special needs preferred Licensure, Certification, Registration
          • BLS provider certified by American Heart or American Red Cross. Language Skills
            • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to team members. Provide accurate documentation of care provided and responses to care.
            • Sign language a plus
            • Spanish a plus We take great care of careers With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Stratford , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN, Nursing) - School Program, Healthcare , Stratford, Connecticut

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