To strengthen and facilitate the educational process by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning in individual students and by promoting an optimal level of wellness for students and staff. The District-Wide Nurse will report daily to the Nurse Supervisor for his/her daily assignment.
Establish and maintain a comprehensive school health service program. Collect/interpret health data of the student to determine a nursing diagnosis. Conduct required screenings and notify parents of abnormal results. Follow-up on referrals. Develop a nursing care plan unique to a student's needs. Intervene as necessary to implement actions that promote, maintain, or restore health, prevent illness, and effect rehabilitation. Assess student responses to nursing actions in order to determine progress made toward goal achievement. Maintain contact with state and local service providers. Implement District policy on exclusion and readmission of students with infectious and/or contagious diseases. Assist students and families to achieve optimal levels of wellness through health education. Coordinate fluoride mouth rinse program. Determine immunization compliance. Coordinate health promotional activities. Perform such other tasks as may be assigned.
LPN license required, RN license preferred. Current CPR certification. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. Nursing experience preferable in school nursing, public health nursing, or community health nursing with children.
$16.93 - $29.27 per hour depending on experience and licensure. 185 days per year.For more information on salaries for district positions click here to view district salary schedules.