School Based Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Providence, RI 5 days ago

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Category Schools - LPN Nurse
Job Type Contract

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to provide exceptional 1:1 support for a student with seizures in a school setting. As an LPN, you will play a vital role in ensuring the health and safety of the student, administering necessary medications, and responding effectively to any medical emergencies that may arise during school hours.


  • Provide specialized care and support to a student with seizures, ensuring their safety, comfort, and well-being throughout the school day.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the student's healthcare provider, adhering to proper dosage and timing.
  • Monitor the student's condition and response to medications, documenting observations accurately and promptly.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive health care plan in collaboration with the student's healthcare team, including the student's parents/guardians and school staff.
  • Stay updated on the student's medical history, specific needs, and individualized care plan to provide optimal support.
  • Recognize and respond promptly to any seizure activity or related emergencies, implementing appropriate interventions and following established protocols.
  • Accompany the student on school bus to ensure their safety during transportation, adhering to all safety regulations and providing necessary medical support if needed.
  • Communicate effectively with the student's parents/guardians, teachers, and school administration regarding the student's health status, progress, and any concerns or changes in their condition.
  • Collaborate with other members of the school health team, including nurses, teachers, counselors, and administrators, to create a supportive and inclusive environment for the student.


  • Valid and current LPN license in Rhode Island.
  • Previous experience working with students with seizures or in a pediatric healthcare setting is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of seizure management and first aid techniques, with the ability to remain calm and act swiftly during emergency situations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, parents/guardians, and school staff.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to all relevant privacy laws and regulations.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the unique needs and schedule of the student and school environment.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or licenses. Additionally, include a brief description of your experience working with students with seizures and your approach to providing personalized care in a school setting.

We offer competitive compensation, a supportive work environment, and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the life of a student with special medical needs.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement