Job Description:The East Carolina University Lab School involves cross campus collaboration to provide the students a spectrum of support and services to comprehensively address their academic, social-emotional, physical, and family/community needs. The school will include one class per grade level for pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. The lab school involves an integrated partnership with Pitt County Schools and will be housed within a local elementary school. The College of Nursing is currently seeking an individual to serve the University Lab School Community as a ? time Integrated Health Navigator and a ? time School Nurse. The position is an 11 month, full-time, non-faculty position in the College of Nursing. The ECU Lab School is housed at the off-campus lab school site. The Integrated Health Navigator/School Nurse at the Lab School will report to the ECU Lab School Principal. The Integrated Health Navigator/School Nurse will serve children, youth and families from the West and South Greenville community. The Navigator/Nurse will facilitate child, youth and family matriculation into and through the health services available through the collaborative. The Navigator/Nurse's specific focus will be on connecting patients who are typically underserved, who have chronic conditions, behavioral health concerns or are impacted by social determinants which cause barriers to needed services for improved health and enhanced potential for children and youth's academic success. The specific role is to coordinate care using evidence-based guidelines in chronic illness and transitions in care to link patients to services available through the health collaborative and community resources, thereby removing barriers to care. The overall goal is to collaborate seamlessly with all healthcare partners to achieve patient objectives for prevention, education, care management, and optimum health. The 50% FTE focused on School nursing will require the candidate to fulfill the responsibilities of the school nurse, including medication administration, vision checks, first aid and acute care, health assessments and clinical management of chronic conditions (as appropriate). Additionally, the nurse will engage collaboratively with the South Greenville Elementary School Nurse to ensure that the school community has access to first aid and acute services as needed. The Navigator/Nurse will process referrals, promote health and wellness, provide client services, maintain documentation, manage interns and graduate assistants, facilitate research and accountability, track client/patient outcomes, track metrics defined by the research team.
Miniumum Qualifications: Master of Science in Nursing. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions. 2 years of experience working with children/families, and adults in health, preventative and wellness care. Knowledge of best practices and processes to access all of the services individuals need to assure they receive everything necessary to prevent hospitalization, stay healthy, and maintain stability. Excellent oral and written communication skills; and evidence of skill in working with at risk student populations. National certification as a school nurse (at minimum to be obtained within three years of employment). Unrestricted, current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina. Experience using Excel and electronic health care systems to review and manage data, service coordination and information, linkages, and referrals for community-based services. Evidence of ability to work without direct supervision (self -directed) Organizational skills with attention to detail; innovation and outcome oriented; Proficient in technology across multiple platforms; Evidence of strong interpersonal relationship skills including collaboration with diverse individuals; Evidence of ability to be receptive to innovative practices/procedures; Ability to take the initiative to learn the duties/responsibilities/expectations of the work and operations of the lab school; and ability to work alone or as a group/team when necessary. Preferred Education and Experience: Preference will be given to candidates who have working knowledge of child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health and/or primary healthcare fields. Certified in CPR. Special Instructions to the Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the following required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information) Upon hire two original letters of reference and original transcript of your highest degree should be submitted to: Annette Peery, EdD, RN, CNE Chair, Search Committee Email: email@example.com 3166F Health Science Building (College of Nursing) Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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