School Nurse (#1019852)
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Works in cooperation with the school physician, other school health professionals, members of the staff, parents and community health professionals to ensure a healthy school climate and to minimize absence due to illness. 2. Carries out written orders of the medical procedures from home and standing orders of the school physician. 3. Conducts health services and screenings required by law and board policy which include height, weight, blood pressure, hearing, vision, and scoliosis pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:16-2.2 and monitoring vital signs and general health status for emergent issues for students suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and controlled dangerous substances pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:40-4. 3. Maintains student health records, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:40-4 and N.J.A.C. 6A:16-2.4. 4. Recommends to the school principal those students who shall not be admitted to or retained in the school building based on a parent's failure to provide evidence of the child's immunization according to the schedules specified in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4. 5. Annually reviews student immunization record to confirm with the medical home that the medical condition for the exemption from immunization continues to be applicable, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.3. 6. Recommends to the school principal exclusion of students who show evidence of communicable disease, pursuant N.J.S.A. 18A:40-7 and 8. 7 Directs and supervises the emergency administration of epinephrine and glucagon, as well as designates and appropriately trains additional employees to administer epinephrine and glucagon to students, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.6 and N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.11-21. 8. Administers asthma medication through the use of a nebulizer. 9. Directs and supervises the health services activities of any non-certified nurse, epi-pen or glucagon designee, or any other staff member as permitted by law to whom the certified school nurse may delegate a nursing task. 10. Instructs, as required, in areas related to health pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:9-13.3. 11. Reviews and summarizes available health and medical information regarding the student and transmitting a summary of relevant health and medical information to the Child Study Team for the meeting pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-3.4(h). 12. Writes and updates, at least annually, the individualized health care plan and the individualized emergency health care plan provisions required under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §794(a) for any student who requires them. 13. Maintains professional competence through in-service education and participation in other professional development activities. 14. Implements and assists in the development of healthcare procedures for students in the event of an emergency. 15. Instructs teachers on communicable disease and other health concerns, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:40-3. 16. Provides other nursing services consistent with the nurse's educational services certification endorsement as a school nurse issued by the State Board of Examiners and current license approved by the State Board of Nursing. 17. May be required to attend school-sponsored functions pursuant to administrative code. 18. Reports any suspicions of child abuse to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (CP&P) and Principal. 19. Performs such other appropriate duties as required under law or as may be assigned by the building administrator.