Granite School District School Nurse

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Granite School District

Job Title School Nurse
Department/Location Health Related Services
Supervisor Associate Director
Salary Schedule Middle Manager Salary Schedule
Lane Placement C (Bachelor's) or E (Master's)
Contract Length 9 months (188 days)
FTE 1.0 
FLSA Classification Exempt
Special Designation none

If you have questions regarding this position please contact Robyn Roper at (385)-646-4586 or email

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, training, education, responsibilities, abilities; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required.  Regular attendance and timeliness is an essential job function to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Health-Related Services Director, the school nurse works with families, medical providers, public health, school administrators, teachers, and other school district staff to bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, direct patient care, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential. 

Essential Functions
- Comply with nursing licensure laws and procedures of the Utah Nurse Practice Act, National Association of School Nursing Guidelines, Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake County Health Department, and Granite School District Policies.
- Adhere to scope of school nurse practice pertaining to patient care in the school setting.
- Provide and facilitate for the medical needs of Granite School District students.
- Participate in case management as a liaison between parents/guardians, school personnel, physician and students with health concerns, consult concerning medical issues and their impact in the education setting, and develop Individual Health Care Plans for students.
- Work with medical professionals, parents/guardians, and Granite School District employees to provide individual care.
- Perform medical procedures including, but not limited to vaccinations, insulin administration,...etc.
- Oversee medication distribution for students.
- Provide nursing consultation and represent Granite School District for the determination of health-related policies.
- Training and delegation of medical procedures including, but not limited to, urinary catheterizations, gastric feedings, carbohydrate counting, use of nebulizers,...etc.
- Develop curriculum, schedule and conduct group and individual training in medical areas including, but not limited to, medication administration, health screenings, CPR, first aid,...etc.
- When appropriate, actively participate on multi-disciplinary school teams to develop supports for students including Individualized Education Plans, 504 plans,...etc.

Non-Essential Functions
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills
- Strong verbal and written communication, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.
- Possess strong technological skills.
- Works independently with little direct supervision.
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated.
- Display effective multi-tasking and time management skills.
- A clear understanding of health-related issues in our community.

Required Education, Training and Qualifications
- Requires a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
- Requires one of the following:

- a valid, unencumbered Utah Registered Nurse License; or
- an equivalent license in another state.

Required Prior Experience
- Three or more years of clinical experience preferred.

Note: The District reserves the right to make specific requirements for this position, however, when prior work experience has been evaluated to be particularly pertinent, some exchanges between training and experience may be authorized.

Working Environment
- Work takes place in a typical school environment.
- Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Physical Demands
This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.
- The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel objects and must occasionally climb or balance.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- The employee must be able to assist with lifting and transferring medically fragile students.

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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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