Health Nurse Substitute
To assist the health needs of students; developing emergency care plans and individual health plans, incorporating input from parent and/or physician; complying with the laws relating to student health, including parental and guardian consent; providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students; providing health information and serving as a resource to parents, teachers, staff, and administrators; and identifying health problems for referral for proper treatment.
- Obtains, gathers, and organizes pertinent data as needed and puts it into usable form.
- Maintains a regular filing system.
- Answers office telephone and responds appropriately to requests for information.
- Processes incoming and outgoing correspondence as instructed.
- Greets all visitors courteously, determines their needs, checks appointments, and directors or escorts them to the proper person.
- Carries out delegated nursing tasks for students and staff
- With appropriate training and certification, administers first aid when necessary.
- As designated by school nursing personnel, assists self-directed students to take assigned medications that are kept in the school health office.
- Follows established school procedures for care and reporting of injuries and illness.
- Consults with school nursing personnel regarding unusual or difficult problems.
- Stores and retrieves data from computer.
- Handles all information pertinent to the school in strict confidence.
- Assist the nurse in health screenings and completing health inventories.
- Maintains first aid station to provide temporary care to students in the absence of the nurse.
- Participates in in-service training programs.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 33% sitting, 34% walking, and 33% standing. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Reports To Lead School Nurse and Building Principal
Supervises Students as assigned
Education Preference given to Registered Nurse (RN), nursing assistant (CNA) or certified medical assistant (CMA)
Qualifications Must be able to read, write and comprehend written and oral instructions
Experience Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired
Terms On call, As needed. Salary to be determined by current substitute salary schedule
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Continuing Education/Training Certificates & Licenses
Annual Training Videos