JobID 962 : District Wide Registered Nurse (Full-Time) (#1959170)

Job | Posted 7 days ago

Job Title: District Wide Registered Nurse 

Job Family: Student Service Provider

Department: Exceptional Student Services

Typical Work Year: 1539 Hours

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Pay Range: District Wide Registered Nurse
Prepared Date: December 13, 2019 

SUMMARY: Provide health services and health education to children to promote the optimal level of wellness for all students. Administer emergency first aid and care. Conduct vision and hearing screenings as directed by supervisor per state guidelines. Complete appropriate assessments and evaluations for special education staffings, 504 plans, health/safety plans and Medicaid coordination.  Complete necessary reporting to the Department of Health.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on building or department assignment.


  • Licensed as registered nurse in the State of Colorado

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from approved school of nursing preferred 

  • Ability to follow the steps of the Nursing Process (assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation) in order to promote and protect the optimal health status of students 

  • Ability to develop and maintain health records on students. 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of all state and local laws pertaining to health and social issues and adheres to legal and ethical standards regarding scope of school nursing practice 

  • Train, delegate and supervise unlicensed assistive personnel for medication administration and nursing procedures. Assist in the supervision and evaluation of health services providers. 

  • CPR/First Aid certifications and provide CPR and First Aid training for district employees 

  • Valid Colorado Driver's License

  • Experience with children

  • Participate in professional growth opportunities.


  • Obtain and interpret health data for child find, special education and 504 accommodation plans. 

  • Participate as the health expert on the IEP and 504 teams by mitigating health related obstacles to learning. 

  • Participate in crisis-response team 

  • Serve as a liaison between student, school, parent, and community health care providers and organizations 

  • Display awareness of community health and social service resources, and an ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with students, parents, staff, administrators and professional agencies in both written and oral form 

  • Serve as the Medicare Coordinator

  • Ability and willingness to adhere to attendance requirements, including regular and punctual employee presence. 

  • Ability to develop and provide training related to effective instructional practices and behavioral intervention practices in all school settings. 

  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills

  • Criminal background check required for hire. 


  • Develop and implement Individual Health Service Plans for students with health care needs 

  • Implement screening programs and intervention for identified health concerns 

  • Monitor accident/incident reports 

  • Participate in comprehensive health education programs and curriculum development 

  • Ability to exercise good judgment, and manage time well while participating cooperatively in providing school health services to students in a culturally sensitive manner 

  • Ability to utilize the computer in health-related searches, email communication, data collection, and formation of reports 

  • Ability to evaluate medical records, organize data, and problem solve 

  • Support all Garfield County School District 16 policies, procedures, and expectations.

  • Interpersonal relations skills. 

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities. 

  • Must be able to work independently and unsupervised, while reporting to their supervisor weekly

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.


  • Identify students with health needs requiring modifications or accommodations in the school setting

  • Provide education and serve as a resource regarding child protection issues 

  • Promote and monitor immunizations

  • Report suspected child abuse or neglect as required by law. 

  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment, and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator. 

  • Consultation skills

  • Non-violent and physical intervention techniques 

  • The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Perform other duties as assigned. 

Reports: Superintendent or designee 

Direct Reports: Assist in the supervision and evaluation of health service providers 

BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY: Assist with reviewing and monitoring the health budget.


Application Procedure: APPLY ONLINE
Certified positions require a Colorado certificate or license. Salary is based upon experience and education. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Garfield County School District No. 16 will no longer be accepting paper applications. Please submit your application online at using the AppliTrack link.

Garfield County School District No. 16 is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability.





Posted By

Garfield School District No. 16

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,965 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415