• 13-Sep-2018 to 28-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Preschool
  • North Little Rock, AR, USA
  • $18.00-$20.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We are looking for a energetic, administratively strong, computer competent part-time LPN for our Preschool Program. Must be licensed by the AR State Licensing Board as a Licensed Practical Nurse. This person must love children, must be dependable, must be a self-starter, must have the ability to work independently, while being a team player. This position requires experience with G-tube feeds, and other medically fragile children.  Preferred experience working with Developmentally Disabled in a childcare setting, Medicaid DMS 640, Dayhab referrals and Web IZ. EOE/M/F

Shift:  Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:00pm

Job Summary: Provides health care services to children and assists teachers by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, Other duties may be assigned.

  • Participates in medical examinations and reviews findings to evaluate health status of consumers Maintains a productive and professional work environment with the classroom staff. On a need to know basis, informs classroom staff of any relevant medical information that concerns children assigned to their classroom.  
  • Cooperates with preschool personnel in identifying and meeting social, emotional, and physical needs of preschool children.
  • Prepare medical chart on newly admitted consumers to include nutritional assessment, health questionnaire, physicals, immunization records, prescriptions and any other medical needs required for children. Also assists in updating medical documentation including physicals, immunizations, Medicaid referrals, therapy referrals, etc.
  • Coordinates and conduct staff training in medical matters such as CPR and First Aid.
  • Perform CPR and 1st aid when needed and participates in emergency drills.
  • Provides list of children with food allergies to classroom and food services staffs.
  • Documents services performed for billing purposes.
  • Administers medications and document MAR.
  • Periodic assessment of medical equipment utilized by children to ensure that equipment in in working order.
  • Assess health issues concerning children and staff, assess on site accidents, incidents, injuries and behaviors then documents and distributes, as appropriate.
  • Communicates all medical needs or concerns to parent/guardian and disseminates information to supervisor(s) as appropriate.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of Arkansas; experience working in a childcare setting and /or working with children with Developmental Disabilities preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: LPN License, CPR/First Aid, TB Skin Test (strongly recommended), Arkansas Driver's License and AR Auto Liability Insurance as necessary

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.



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