JobID 262 : School Nurse (Substitutes) (#852204)

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Purpose:  To provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each district student by minimizing absence due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in district schools.

Qualifications:

  1. Current RN license.
  2. CPR certified with AED qualifications.
  3. Recommended Kan Be Healthy Certification or School Nurse Certification.
  4. Advise background in community health, pediatrics, and/or emergency care.
  5. Strongly encourage an education background which includes a BSN.
  6. Demonstrated communication skills.
  7. Must possess the physical strength to occasionally assist in lifting the students, bending and performing CPR.
  8. Must have patience and ability to work with students and other staff.
  9. Possess basic computer skills and ability to use office machines as required.
  10. Desire to continue career improvement.
Supervisor:  Lead Nurse/Building Principal

Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Maintain confidentiality for all personnel.
  2. Delivers nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Kansas Nurse Practice Act.
  3. Evaluates, assess, and cares for injuries, illnesses, and emergencies.  Responds to emergency calls anywhere in the district, as needed.
  4. Procures doctor’s orders and communicates with doctor’s offices when necessary.
  5. Dispenses prescriptions to students in need of medication or treatment and delegates nursing tasks when appropriate.
  6. Audits immunization records of all students and prepares state report.  Notifies parents of need to update immunization and keeps those records.
  7. Maintains current health records of all students including appropriate documentation for all staff, parent, and student contacts.
  8. Organize and conduct screening programs and rechecks when indicated, for detection and referral of student health problems. Notify parents of screening results.
  9. Assist in the development and implementation of approved health programs for maintaining the best possible health and wellness of students and staff.
  10. Initiate Care Plan for students with special health needs, incorporating parents and teachers into the plan.

 

Posted By

Andover Unified School District 385

1432 N Andover Rd, Andover, KS 67002
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,490 (USD)

State Average: $12,231 (USD)

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio

21.53

State Average: 12.39

% IEP Students

8%

State Average: 14%

FTE

614

State Average: 231