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Orange Tree Staffing

Orange Tree Staffing is seeking a Licensed Practical for 1:1 Services at Phillis Wheatley Elementary School in Miami-Dade!

Job Purpose:

To provide medical care and services to students according to physician-prescribed medical care and treatment orders. Responsible for addressing medical emergencies, assessing circumstances, and conditions, and resolving such according to established procedures and protocols.




Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of previous nursing experience. For non-degreed registered nurses, three (3) years of work experience shall serve instead of a bachelor’s degree.

Certification or eligibility for certification by the Florida State Department of Education.

Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Nursing license.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively using written and oral communication skills; ability to use effective positive interpersonal skills; ability to assist students by action or interaction in carrying out specialized therapeutic or physical care plans and procedures; ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of special needs and therapeutic equipment; familiarity with HIPA laws of confidentiality; knowledge of OSHA compliance standards; Commitment to a core set of beliefs about learning, teaching, and ongoing professional development.


Reports To:

Director, Health Services


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares medications for administration and dispenses such to students following physician orders and established time schedules.


Implement a collaborative coaching and learning approach to create safe school clinics.


Monitors assist and administer insulin to diabetics. Administers various treatments in the instance of low/high sugar levels.


Performs tube feedings, inhalations, and catheterizations according to physician orders; takes vital signs and assesses conditions.


Charts and maintains accurate records of activities performed, i.e., medications dispensed, incident reports, nursing notes, daily treatments, and interventions.


Monitors materials and medications to ensure appropriate supply levels.


Ensures the safe and sanitary conditions of the school clinic.


Cleans medical supplies according to proper sanitation procedures, i.e., syringes, breathing, apparatus, and medical dispensers.


Maintains student medical records, pulls records for review before evaluation appointments, and research medical diagnoses as appropriate.


Provides billing information for students eligible for Medicaid regarding treatment, intervention, and guardian contacts.


Confers with the evaluation team regarding student medical information and requests medical histories as appropriate.


Collaborates with teaching staff for the health and safety of all students.


Provides training and education to all school clinic staff and backup personnel in following necessary health, and sanitation procedures, and all clinic & OCPS guidelines.


Responsible for supervising the assignments of the LPN and that the assignments are within their scope of practice according to the Florida Board of Nursing.


Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology, as job appropriate, being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.  Responsible for timely and accurate information they maintain as part of their job responsibilities.

Maintains contact with teachers, parents, and administrators to advise and/or direct meetings with medically fragile students, health plans, and clinic safety.


Support school clinics and medically fragile students as needed.


Assist in updating district medical documents.


Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


ADA Compliance:


Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (l2-20 pounds).

Sensory Requirements: Most tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communication ability. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.

Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease or pathogenic substances.




The performance of this job will be evaluated by provisions as outlined in the OCPS Instructional Personnel Evaluation System procedures manual.


Marteena Rose

Recruitment Specialist


    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: Miami-Dade FL
    • Date posted: