Job Description

Openings as of 9/18/2018
Nurses

  • 2018-2019 Registered Nurse (187 Days) JobID: 2065
  • Position Type:
    Nurses/RN

  • Date Posted:
    3/29/2018

  • Location:
    Various Campuses

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    Job Title: Nurse, Registered Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

    Department/School: Assigned Campus Pay Grade: Salary Schedule

    Reports to: Director of Health Services/Principal HR Date Approved: September 2007


    SUMMARY:

    Implements a comprehensive program of health services for campus. Provides health services to students and promotes health education and preventive health practices for students.

    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

    • Model core organizational beliefs and values; communicate openly and effectively within and across teams to maximize student success.

    • Provide temporary and emergency care utilizing professional assessment skills, the nursing process, and established school health protocols; notify parents of accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached).

    • Serve as health advocate for students; provide health counseling and instruction to individual students; make home visits to help with student health problems as necessary with permission of principal.

    • Coordinate management system to administer medications to students at school; administer medications according to district policy and procedures.

    • Establish and implement effective procedures for mandatory screening programs as required by Texas Department of Health, Texas Education Agency, and district policy; make referrals as necessary.
    • Develop and coordinate continuing evaluation of campus health program and make changes based on findings.
    • Participate in development of campus health education curriculum and provide health education to individuals and groups; educate faculty and staff as needed on health related topics.
    • Serve as health liaison between school, physicians, parents, and community.
    • Participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee; collaborate with other professionals regarding implementation of health-related Individual Education Plan (IEP) items.

    • Participate in assessment and reporting of suspected child abuse.

    • Communicate regularly with principal, health services coordinator, staff, and parents regarding health services issues; report potential health and safety hazards to principal.

    • Review and evaluate student immunization records.

    • Supervise and train health aide(s) and LVN(s) in clinic procedures and responsibilities according to district policy.
    • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including clinic records and accurate, updated health records on all students.
    • Requisition supplies and equipment needed to maintain clinic inventory.

    • Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, Texas Department of Health rules, State Board of Education rules, and board policy; comply with all district and campus routines and regulations and verbal and written directives.

    • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

    • Utilize effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

    • Establish and maintain professional communication with parents, students, and district personnel; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.

    • Maintain certification in CPR, vision and hearing screening, and as a health screener.

    • Participate in professional development activities that are aligned with district and campus goals.

    • Comply with the Employee Standards of Conduct.

    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

    • Knowledge of health appraisal to identify student health defects

    • Ability to provide direct care utilizing professional assessment skills, the nursing process and established school health protocols

    • Ability to develop and implement individual health plans for medically fragile students

    • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

    • Ability to implement policies and procedures

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:

    • Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program

    • Valid registered nurse license from the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners

    • Certified by Texas Department of Health to conduct vision and hearing screening

    • CPR/AED Certification

    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

    Experience:

    • Two (2) years successful nursing experience
    • Community health experience (preferred)

    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    • Maintain emotional control under stress

    • Exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.
    • Moderate lifting and carrying required in working with special education students
    • Occasional district-wide travel





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