District Office - (8 hrs.) Nurse Special Education (#1994238)
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District for a 1:1 Nurse - Special Education. This position is for 8 hours per day; 5 days per week; 182 days per year. Applicants may apply on Teachers-Teachers.com. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.
Job Description: Under the direction of the special education department and school nursing:
Provide 1:1 or 2:1 nursing support to students with significant health care needs such as managing a tracheostomy, ventilator, BIPAP, g-tube feeding, and seizure activity
Provide healthcare to assigned student/students Coordinate referrals to private healthcare providers Manage Health Records and Daily Charting Manage students health equipment and supplies Attend IEP meetings and provide input related to healthcare plans and one-on-one nursing services Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment Work with school teams to develop health care plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care Serve as consultants with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, and assess the school environment as needed to prevent injury and ensure safety Oversee infection control measures Oversee medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of emergency action plans Make decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance Provide health advice to school educational teams, such as the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team, Child Study Teams, etc Maintain flexibility, such as changes in staff or individual student programs Attend required district meetings and events Drive to school or student home sites in districts Regular attendance is critical Perform other related duties, as assigned.
Qualifications: Education Requirements:
BSN or Bachelor degree in a health related field Current Utah RN license At least one year experience of working with ventilators and trachs. At least one year of home health experience preferred At least one year of nursing experience Valid Driver’s License
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Requires the mobility to reach and bend (neck and back) Requires mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects Requires mobility to maneuver through classroom and school environments independently Requires lifting and carrying of objects of up to 50 pounds, which may be a frequent aspect of the job Requires pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 100 pounds, which is a rare aspect of the job May require working with bio-hazards (blood borne pathogens, human waste, cleaning/disinfecting materials, etc.) Requires independent transportation throughout the Weber School District geographical area