**Sign on bonus and relocation assistance available.**
Contract covers 42 week school year. Summer school available but optional.
Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.
To collaborate with students, staff, and other members of the health care team to improve the overall health of the students and staff. Assess, evaluate, and assume primary accountability for the effectiveness of such services and health care plans. Utilize critical thinking skills to provide quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach to student health.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate student health within the school district in order to achieve optimum health outcomes and maximize in-class time. Addresses the physical, mental, emotional and social health needs of all students. Review health records for entering students and assure compliance with Virginia Department of Health entrance requirements. Maintain student health records; collect health related data and complete required reports. As lone provider in school, provide care for all students presenting with illness, injury or special needs through assessment, intervention and follow up. Administer medications and provide treatments for students as directed by physicians and parents, including (but not limited to) diabetes management, catheterizations, tube feedings, brace applications and colostomy care. In times of serious illness or injury, provide care and first aide until arrival of parent/guardian, EMS or other personnel as appropriate.
Interacts with students, staff, parents, faculty and all members of the health care community to develop, coordinate, and manage the plan of care. Accountable to the delivery of patient care in the school setting. Maintains student/staff confidentiality. Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development and assesses data reflective of the patient’s status. May be exposed to infectious diseases, bio-hazardous and hazardous materials, including regulated medical waste and combative patients. Physical requirements include: lifting, prolonged periods of standing, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, walking, etc. May be asked to provide care at other Carilion Clinic facilities to meet student needs.
Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.