Registered Nurse - PRN

Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

Working with Joplin area elementary schools, the Score 1 for Health nurse ensures timely follow-up with families qualifying for services; cultivates alliances with schools, effectively promoting the child health benefits of the program ; and contributes to the advancement of the program and departmental operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures timely follow-up with families qualifying for services.
  • Organize referral caseload
  • Effectively tracks all families contacted
  • Coordinates appropriate referrals
  • Facilitates follow-up contact with families
  • Cultivates alliances with entities, effectively promoting the benefits of the programs.
  • Serves as a resource and liaison with school professionals, parents, and community programs
  • Acts as a conduit of change in promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Represents the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization


Qualifications

  • Missouri registered nurse license.
  • Three years experience in pediatric, community, public, or school nursing. Experience in patient education, diabetes education, health promotion, social services desired. One year experience working with low-income, multi-cultural families preferred and highly desirable.
  • Must be proficient with MS office (word, excel, access).
  • Must have excellent time management skills, be able to work independently, productively, and with little to no supervision.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to elementary schools when needed.
  • Flexibility in work hours, due to early evening activities, including attendance and phone work.
  • Strong skills in phone and face-to-face health assessments, specifically ability to assess readiness for change in lifestyle.
  • Demonstrated attributes in displaying compassion and developing trust while interacting with all constituents.
  • Strong phone skills essential.
  • Must maintain an active MO and/or KS license for registered nurses or be able to obtain bi-state licensure.


Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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