Licensed Practical Nurse (Health and Personal Care Assistant) - The Day School

22-Jul-2019, The Day School - Other
Job Status: Full-Time   Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Squirrel Hill)

Job Summary

The Health and Personal Care Assistant supports the educational team by providing health and personal care services to students.

Job Relationships

Responsible To: Classroom Teacher and TDS Nurse, Educational Supervisor, Associate Chief School Administrator, Chief School Administrator (in that order)

Workers Supervised: None


Education: Completion of degree or certificate program for Licensed Practical Nurse required.

Licensure: State of Pennsylvania Licensed Practical Nurse

Certification: Current and valid certification in CPR and First Aid is required (will provide training).

Clearances: Act 73 FBI*Act 34 Criminal Clearance*Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance

**Clearances must be obtained within 30 days of hire in order to continue active employment.

Training and Experience: At least one year of successful experience working with children. Experience working with exceptional children in
an educational setting is preferred.

PHYSICAL: The ability to lift, position, and feed students with disabilities, assist them physically in transferring to and from wheelchairs to other equipment, and lifting on to and off of school transportation vehicles. Willingness and to assist students with feeding, toileting and personal care needs.

Job Responsibilities

• Follow The Institute and The Day School rules and regulations as outlined in the CI Employee Handbook and The Day School Guidelines.
• Follow classroom routine and understands role within the classroom structure.
• Appropriately assists students in all areas of The Day School as directed.
• Demonstrates appropriate skills and judgment when assisting students.
• Demonstrates appropriate behavior management skills.
• Performs necessary personal care for students.
• Performs oral- and tube-feeding, lifting, positioning and toileting duties for students as needed.
• Performs duties within the scope of practice for an LPN as assigned by The Day School Nursing staff.
• Completes all student documentation accurately and within facility time frames
• Completes all administrative documentation accurately and timely
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Employment Application

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Lisa Wakefield
[email protected]
The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fax: 412-420-2299
Please email resumes and cover letters in PDF format, or you may fax them to the number above. The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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