School Nurse

Job | Posted 2 years ago
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Pupil Services

Description

Primary Purpose: The school staff nurse strengthens and facilitates the educational process by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning in individual students and by promoting an optimal level of wellness for students and staff. The nurse assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, management, and/or referral activities; serves as the direct link between physicians, families, and community agencies to assure access and continuity of health care for students; provides relevant instruction to students, parents, and staff concerning health-related issues; upholds professional standards, the state Nurse Practice Act, and other state and local statutes and regulations applicable to school nursing practice; and adheres to district policies and administrative guidelines.

Qualifications: Education/Certification: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or Baccalaureate degree in a health-related profession from an accredited institution Valid registered nurse license (RN) from the Texas Board of Nursing Current automatic external defibrillator (AED) and cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificates

Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of health appraisal to identify student health defects Ability to implement policies and procedures Knowledge of basic first aid Proficient keyboarding and file maintenance skills Ability to write routine reports and correspondence Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Posted By

Humble Independent School District

10203 Birchridge Drive , Humble, TX 77396
 

At the following locations

Health Services

4180 Magnolia Cove Drive , Houston, TX 77345



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,485

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

8%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.87

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

8%

State Average: 9%

FTE

5,005

State Average: 558