Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in School Nurse.
The certificate status must be active.
Position Summary: The School Nurse is responsible for strengthening and facilitating the educational process by promoting, improving, and maintaining the health status of students. The School Nurse serves as a resource person in matters of health education, health promotion and functions as an integral part of the school staff.
Essential Duties: • Provides health screening for students referred by school personnel, parents and coordinating agencies. • Functions within state and district policies to provide healthcare to all students. • Monitors the school immunization program in accordance with Immunization Law. • Participates in health screening programs and provides guidance, counseling, or follow-up as needed by referring students and/or their families to appropriate health care agencies for services. • Administers emergency care for injury or sudden illness. • Promotes sanitary conditions within the school. • Develops Individualized Health Care Plans and, when needed, Emergency Care Plans for students with specialized medical concerns during the school day. • Prepares monthly documentation necessary to bill Third Party Providers for reimbursement of medical services provided as defined by the student's Individualized Education Plan, Accommodation Plan. • Develops and maintains health records in accordance with Federal and State Laws, and District Policies. • Provide School staff with current information regarding student health problems which affect the learning process. • Attends professional meetings, in-services and workshops to keep abreast of current trends in nursing practice and medicine. • Supervises and monitors the medical skills of Licensed Practical Nurses, where applicable. • Promotes the overall effectiveness of the organization by sharing responsibilities of the department during peak periods or when there is an overload of duties. • Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Specifications: 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.