TITLE:

School Nurse-COVID-19 Risk Assessment Coordinator

Temporary Contract

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid state license to practice as a registered nurse.
  • Certificate as public school nurse, or any other certificate required by state.
  • Broad range of professional experience as a professional nurse.

REPORTS TO:

Executive Director of Special Services, Chief of Human Capital and Health Services Coordinator

 

 

 

 

JOB GOAL:

To provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each district student by minimizing absences due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in the district schools.

 

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

COVID-19 Responsibilities:

·         Completes contact tracing for positive COVID-19 cases

·         Maintains and communicates COVID-19 data for administration

·         Schedules facility disinfecting/cleaning as appropriate

·         Collaborates with and makes recommendations to Human Capital in personnel matters, staff absences, and leave policies.

·         Assists the Health Services Coordinator in all matters related to COVID-19

·         Collaborates with district administration in matters related to district communication, preventative measures to mitigate the spread, decisions regarding quarantine, isolation and closures based on state health department guidelines

·         Assesses risk and collaborates with state health department to mitigate the spread

 

Additional responsibilities as assigned may include:

·         Conducts all required health assessment screening programs including tests for hearing and vision.

·         Assumes responsibility for selection and referral of students in need of medical and dental care.

·         Reports to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on school medical matters.

·         Maintains up-to-date cumulative health records on all students.

·         Observes students on a regular basis to detect health needs.

  • Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered injury or emergency illness.
  • Visits student’s homes when necessary.
  • Participates with school staff in developing and implementing total school health program.
  • Contacts homes of children referred by principals.
  • Advises on modification of the educational program to meet health needs of individual students.
  • Prepares and submits reports as required.
  • Authorizes exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.
  • Advises teachers on health matters, particularly regarding screening for student health defects.
  • Assists school personnel in establishing sanitary conditions in schools.
  • Attends professional meetings and conferences regarding health service and health curriculum.
  • Participates in in-service training programs.
  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
  • To ensure continuity of services, remote work may be necessary in the event of a health crisis or disruptive situation that requires the closing of school and/or office buildings. An employee’s eligibility for remote work will be determined by the superintendent of schools. Expectations and guidelines for remote work will be distributed by the employee’s supervisor, based on his/her role and responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

     

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Temporary Contract 236 day contract.  Salary to be established by the Board of Education per Certified Pay Table.

 

 

 

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy.