School Nurse RN- Various Elementary & Secondary Schools
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in French.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active.
Essential Duties • Coordinates the school's health services program; follows procedures, protocols, and other instructions provided by School Health Services Supervisor or contained in division manuals and protocols. • Assesses the health needs of students by observation, screening programs, and referral procedures and provides intervention as needed. • Establishes and maintains standards of emergency care to minimize the effects of accidents and illness in the school. • Supports school attendance for children who must use medication in the treatment of illness and chronic disabilities with nursing knowledge and skills. • Maintains daily clinic records and prepares other required reports. • Serves as a resource for the school's child study team. • Provides care for medically-involved and medically-fragile students. • Assists physician in health assessment of special education students, secures parental permission and provides follow-up. • Interprets health status and/or medical findings to the student, his family, and school personnel as necessary. • Presents and trains staff and maintains appropriate OSHA standards within school setting. • Trains staff on additional health issues as needed. • Member of school safety/crisis team. • Attends work daily and is engaged and on task. • Performs other related duties. • Functions as a contributing member of the school staff and school health team in all aspects of the school program. • Demonstrates appropriate use of written and verbal communication. • Demonstrates knowledge of child growth and development. • Serves as a child advocate. • Identifies and reports suspected child abuse or neglect to the building principal. • Encourages a well-nourished school population. • Provides consultation and referral to students' primary medical care providers for evaluation with treatment and follow-up, if necessary, for suspected health problems. • Reports compliance with state laws requiring immunization and exclusion of students with contagious diseases. • Encourages each student to be a health-educated person and a knowledgeable health consumer. • Improves school nursing and school health through research and continuing education. • Attends school, community, and professional meetings as requested. • Maintains professional license.