Massachusetts Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Aveanna School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) in Worcester, Massachusetts

School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN)

ApplyRefer a FriendBack

Job Details

Requisition #:



Worcester, MA 01601



Position Overview

The School Licensed Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for providing direct school nursing services in an effort to promote prevention, medical management and academics.

Essential Job Functions

• Maintain standards of nursing while providing care under the supervision of a registered nurse

• Perform treatments and/or procedures with skill and competence

• Maintain and follow physician order for any invasive procedure and/or skill. Administer medication as per MD order and/or parental consent

• Attend Health Plan meetings and school conferences when applicable; assisting with the plan of care under the direction of a physician, registered nurse, school designee and/or parent

• Attend appropriate continuing education programs as per licensure requirements and participate in Aveanna in-servicing and training as offered

• Exhibit behavior supporting and promoting student’s rights and overall wellbeing

• Follow Aveanna and school board policies and procedures that affect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students in the school health setting

• Report any changes in the student’s mental, physical, or environmental condition (including any incidents) to the physician, nursing supervisor, school designee and parent as applicable

• Recognize and report signs of substance abuse, physical abuse or neglect

• Provide a clean and safe environment within the school, including the safe use of equipment. Maintain a neat and orderly workspace

• Identify appropriate methods for storage of equipment, supplies, and medications

• Provide individual teaching and training with student and/or others in an effort to encourage and promote student independence when applicable

• Collaborate, coordinate and supervise services with others in order to promote academics and individualized student needs

• Accurately document services provided in accordance with agency policies and procedures on the day the services are rendered

• Submit nursing documentation, logs, reports and timesheets according to company guidelines


• Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

• Current, unrestricted state license as a Licensed Nurse in the state of practice

• Current CPR certification

• Current Basic Life Support certification

• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures

Additional state specific requirements:

• Continuing Education as required by state


• Pediatrics

Other Skills/Abilities

• Attention to detail

• Time Management

• Leadership skills

• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution

• Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements

• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English

• Must be able to travel

• Must be able to lift 50 pounds

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting

• Must be able to sit and climb stairs

• Must have visual and hearing acuity

• Must have strong sense of smell and touch

• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance

• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport


• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties

• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.