Nurse - Special Education

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Pupil Services


Overall Responsibilities:

To provide a comprehensive school health program which promotes student well-being

by offering routine and emergency nursing assessments and interventions.

Job Duties:

* Maintains a comprehensive school health program.

* Assesses varied immediate health problems presented by students. Implements

appropriate nursing action through data collection, assessment, planning and


* Provides planning, implementation and evaluation of required screening programs

including vision, audiometric, postural, growth and development, and pediculosis.

Implements follow-up and referral process for students determined to have

specific needs based upon the screening procedures.

* Provides for documentation and follow-up of communicable diseases and

intervention required for immunization standards.

* Manages long term/chronic health problems which impact the educational process

by developing and implementing nursing care plans with specific goals and

interventions unique to students’ needs.

* Assists in the implementation of an emergency care system within the school to

provide appropriate assessment and intervention.

* Assists in planning and implementation of required health/physical assessments

for students.

* Collects information about the health and developmental status of students in a

systematic and continuous manner, utilizes data to determine nursing diagnoses.

* Maintains complete, up-to-date cumulative health records and other appropriate


* Maintains the school health office and monitors supplies and equipment.

* Initiates a healthy school environment by using nursing judgment to evaluate

classroom and other general areas for health and safety hazards, and by

motivating, reinforcing, and encouraging students and school staff to participate

in developing attitudes enhancing healthy behaviors.

* Collaborates with school administration and school staff regarding student health

needs and health issues.

* Participates as a member of school-based teams to assess student needs and

recommend interventions.

* Completes daily record-keeping including student visit and medication logs.

* Dispenses medication in keeping with Board policy and current legal


* Conducts staff in-services regarding health issues.

* Other related tasks as assigned.

Terms of Employment:

Employment day and year as per nurses contract.

Qualification Requirements:

Shall be registered by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and shall have a valid R.N.

license to practice nursing in the State of Kansas.

Shall have Professional Rescuer CPR Certification and AED Certification (Automatic

External Defibrillator) prior to the start of employment.

Education preparation may include either graduation from a Diploma School of Nursing,

an Associate in Arts Degree in Nursing, or a Baccalaureate or a Masters Degree in

Nursing or a related field and shall meet all educational and other requirements as may

be established by Kansas Department of Education Statutes.


Evaluation of the School Nurse will be completed by the Director or Assistant Director.

Rev. 7/20

Posted By

SCKSEC-South Central KS Sp.Ed.Coop

215 South Springfield Avenue , Anthony, KS 67003

At the following locations


412 Sandy Lane , Pratt, KS 67124

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $12,231

% ELL Students

State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 12.39

% IEP Students

State Average: 14%



State Average: 231