TITLE:

Registered Nurse

 

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:

Supervisor of Heath Services, Principal

 

 

 

 

JOB GOAL:

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

 

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • 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 schools 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. Ten-month basis.  Salary to be established by the Board of Education. Funded by CARES Act.

 

 

 

EVALUATION:

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

 

 

 

 

Approved:  ­­_________________________________________________      Date:_______________

 

 

Reviewed and agreed to by:  ___________________________________      Date:_______________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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