Nurse - 21/22 SY
Job Description: Provides, within the professional registered nurse scope of practice, overall direction and coordination of health services District-wide facilitating a climate of health and safety.
Complete Job Description Link: Regional Nurse
Duties and Responsibilities: Oversees staff, when on-site, including assigning and monitoring work; ensuring training; resolving medical conflicts; and conducting technical performance evaluations and documenting progress. Based upon assignment, acts as lead for other Regional Nurses. Reinforces protocols, policies and procedures by working with health service personnel, teachers, and administrators in the implementation of the health program in the District. Advises and counsels parents, school staff, and students regarding ongoing health and medical problems or preventative health care. Acts as a resource person for health service personnel, parents, teachers, and other school staff including conducting research and assessing communications needs. Develops a health care plan delineating medical intervention that may be required to safely manage a child while at school by determining what plan of action will meet the needs of the child and the site staff. Assists with screening for vision, hearing, pediculosis, tympanograms, and otoscopic exams by determining screening and referral need. Conducts school staff in-service training programs including determining topics, participants, supplies, and locations; updates training records; and coordinates training sessions for students with special health care procedures including determining the necessary procedures. Participates in activities to support the District health care program including serving as a member of the school evaluation team to select and place medically involved students in special programs; and reviewing accident reports, health office summaries, hearing and vision reports, and immunization reports to determine timely completion. Submits Medicaid billing. Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Job Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in nursing or a closely related field and two years experience working as a Registered Nurse; or, any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job of State of Arizona Registered Nurse; License School Nurse Certification preferred; Adult and Child Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification; First Aid Certification. Valid AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card is required.
Minimum Required Experience: At least 2 years experience working as a Registered Nurse. Pediatric Nurse experience preferred, especially in a school setting.
Employment Information: 2021-22 school year; 40 hours per week; 212 days; start date July 15, 2021
Salary: Allied Health