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Immediately Required Full Time Residential Nurse - The Indian Public School, Coimbatore

The Indian Public School

Coimbatore Full Time International School 27 Apr 21

Key Skills :

 

INVENTORY AND PURCHASE :

 ñ  Check the inventory of medicines 1st week of the month

ñ  Medicines with near expiry to be noted and discarded accordingly

ñ  Purchase list to be given based on stock availability and need

ñ  Bills to be cross checked with order list and get it stamped from main gate security

ñ  Submit the original bill to accounts department and photocopies filed for further reference.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE :

ñ  Handy first aid box to be kept ready during fest time as there is a chance to  acquire minor injuries

ñ  First aid boxes given for various departments to be refilled once in a month

ñ  Maintain a record with the details of medication quantity,expiry date and to be collected before the due expiry

ñ  First aid kit for trips to be arranged on need basis and printed copies which includes dosage and indication has to be kept inside the box.

ñ  Maintain a record with details of medicines given and returned for the outdoor trips.

ALLERGIC CASES :

ñ  Meet the parent of allergic students to acquire clear history, stimulating factors and regarding the follow up concerns.

ñ  Keep a rapport with allergic students and ensuring them not to take allergic inducing substances.

ñ  Explain the alarming symptoms of allergies.

ñ  Maintain a record which comprises of children with allergic issues.

ñ  Medicine given by allergic students  to be kept safely and refrigerated.

ñ  Inform the parent when medication is at near expiry and get a replacement.

ñ  If known cases of allergic student has come to dispensary for ailment should be notified to parent immediately.

GENERAL CARE :

Day scholars

ñ  Every day scholar student coming to the dispensary for any reason should be recorded – medication given, dosage and number of times administered

ñ  Health forms of new students to be checked

ñ  Data obtained from health forms with specific health issues/ allergies to be updated in a soft copy

ñ  Mail the format copies to respective coordinators and help desk

ñ  PYP children not be given any medication without parents consent

ñ  In case of fever parents to be informed and medicine to be given as per parent’s advise

ñ  In case of fall due to hitting and purposeful pushing to be informed to respective coordinators

ñ  Identify day scholars with special needs ( eg. seizures ) and treat them accordingly

ñ  Minor complains to be given with basic medical assistance at the dispensary

ñ  MYP and DP students are not allowed without permission slip from their help desk unless it is an emergency

ñ  In case the child has to be  kept on observation the respective help desk is to be informed

ñ  If required for certain conditions, help desk is informed to give a diary note

 Residential students :

ñ  Every academic year health forms are duly filled with updated health history and signed by parent

ñ  Data obtained from health forms with specific health issues/ allergies to be updated in soft copy. 

ñ  Mail the details to the coordinator

ñ  Monitor the children who do regular specific exercise

ñ  Withhold sick children from sports if it is necessary

ñ  Maintaining the record of students exempted from sports

ñ  Any information regarding hostel children to be communicated to residential coordinators.

ñ  Medical trips to be intimated and updated to HOS and coordinators

ñ  Children with mild illness can be treated with basic natural remedies

ñ  If children are suspected with infection or easily communicable  disease, to be isolated or to sent home as a precaution measure.

ñ  Medication to be given based on the need and allergic history.

ñ  Identify own medications student and give medication on time.

ñ  In case the children don't turn up for medication, give a call and provide it without fail

ñ  Height and weight to be checked 4 times during an academic year

ñ  Check for overweight and underweight children and advice them about food habits

ñ  Discuss with respective tutors regarding food habits

ñ  Maintain the menstrual cycle dates of residential girls

ñ  Check for frequent, missed periods and discuss with parent

ñ  Fumigation for the residential area to be arranged and monitored 

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES :

ñ  In case of medical emergencies like deep cuts, fracture initial management has to be given, parents needs to be informed and should shift them immediately to hospital. 

ñ  Inform the HOS, CSO and Residential coordinator about the need to visit the hospital and arrange for the ambulance.   

RECORDS AND REPORTS :

ñ  Should maintain a record for the medicine given for students and staffs both soft and hard copy.

ñ  Data regarding medical expense, inventory, distribution of medicine should be updated daily and periodically in soft and hard copy.

ñ  Daily update to be given in person

ñ  Temperature recording of children with fever should be periodically done

ñ  Monthly report to be sent to residential coordinator by the end of every month 

MEDICAL BILLS :

ñ  A petty cash for emergencies should always be retained in the infirmary

ñ  Record of expenses to be maintained

ñ  Balance amount to be settled to accounts department along with the bill of expenditure.

 EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE :

ñ  Inventory of equipments to be obtained at the beginning and end of year

ñ  Request for new equipment or replacement of broken or old equipment to be mailed to purchase manager after approval from HOS

ñ  Sterilize medical equipments before use

ñ  Sterilize measuring cups on daily basis

ñ  The fridge to be cleaned every fortnight

ñ  Cleanliness of the infirmary and its furniture to be monitored

 

 

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