LPNs/RNs for School Nurse Positions-Entry Level/Training Provided/Per Diem! – CritiCare Home Health & Nursing Services – Lower Merion, PA

CritiCare is looking for LPNs and RNs to provide care to children in schools in Lower Merion, PA, during typical instructional hours, Monday – Friday. Entry level nursing graduates and retirees encouraged to apply. Training provided! Full-time applicants preferred, but a job share will be considered for qualified candidates. You choose the hours & locations that work for you and your life!

Many children have not had a full year of in-person instruction since 2019 and are falling behind academically and socially. The schools in our communities need to start this school year safely and CritiCare nurses are being called on to meet this challenge. The impact will be significant; our LPNs and RNs will help the students, families, and faculties of our school partners to get back on track. CritiCare provides all new employees with PPE and complies with all federal and state mandates in order to ensure the safest working environment for all our nurses. If you are a nurse who wants to make a positive impact in our community and become a valued member of a close-knit team of local care professionals, you belong with our CritiCare family!


Current PA LPN or RN license

CPR certification

PPD or Chest X-ray for TB screening results

Background checks (PA Criminal, FBI Fingerprints & PA Child Abuse)

References upon Request

New to school nursing or clinical pediatric care? No worries. We have you covered. CritiCare’s on-site nursing team will educate you and give you the support that you need to be successful as a LPN / RN in our School Nursing Services Division. We hire Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who are new graduates, experienced nurses, retired nurses, and/or nurses looking for the opportunity to diversify their skills. *All qualified candidates will be considered!* We take an individualized approach when it comes to job placement and never place a nurse in a position outside of their scope of skills. Entry level applicants and retirees encouraged to apply!

CritiCare’s nurses assist children with medical needs with safe transport to and from school daily, provide area schools with substitute school nurses, provide care on a one-to-one basis for children in school, manage the quarantine rooms (as needed) at local public and private schools, administer temperature checks of students, faculty arriving for school, send nurses to accompany students on field trips, Special Olympics, Rapid CV-19 Testing, triage for sports events, dances, proms and so much more! Flexible schedules and consistent, long-term hours available.

Scheduling: You choose your assignments based on your schedule! Daily shifts ranging from 2 to 10 hours in duration are available. No evening, weekend, or holiday work required. 15 hours/month commitment required. Additional opportunities in home health care, COVID-19 mitigation, skilled nursing, and personal care assistance are also available. We make our placements based upon your availability, location, and areas of expertise/interest. Summer/evening positions also available, depending upon your desired schedule!

Why Work with CritiCare? CritiCare isn’t a franchise or a giant healthcare staffing agency. We are a family-owned and operated business that has served the home health and school nursing needs of Delaware and Chester Counties for over 30 years. We value and respect our nurses for the amazing individuals that they are professionally and personally and take pride in developing relationships with our employees and clients in order to make the best matches possible. We never place a nurse in a role that is outside of their skillset and offer individualized support in order to ensure every CritiCare nurse’s success and confidence on the job.

To apply, submit your resume through Indeed today! All applications will be reviewed personally by our team.

CritiCare Home Health and Nursing Services

5 Christy Drive, Suite 104

Chadds Ford, PA 19317

CritiCare Home Health and Nursing Services dba Chadds Ford Alternacare is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Per diem

Pay: $30.00 – $33.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free parking

Medical Specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Physical Setting:


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
CritiCare provides all employees with PPE and complies with all federal and state mandates in order to ensure the safest working environment for all our nurses.


  • LPN/RN License (Preferred)
  • FBI Child Abuse Clearance (Preferred)
  • PA Child Abuse Clearance (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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