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School Nurse

Company: Gaston County Schools
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: January 9, 2021

Job Description:

DefinitionAn employee in this class identifies and treats health disorders among students and provides instructionin the maintenance of good health and disease prevention. The employee must evaluate the physicalconditions of students and refer students to appropriate resources as needed. Decisions made by thisemployee require discretionary judgment and analysis.Duties and Responsibilities Provides comprehensive school nursing services to students Pre-K through grade 12. Develops policies, procedures, and work standards for school health program. Serves as a health consultant and provides leadership to schools in the area of School HealthProgram with federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies. Initiates program changes as needed. Manages program allotment efficiently. Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education, and health department. Collaborates with other child-support agencies in designing and providing a school healthprogram. Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program. Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services. Maintains security of school health supplies. Instructs students in health education according to the state curriculum (K-12). Serves as a resource person on health issues and as a member of the School Nursing Team in thedepartment of Health Services. Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers. Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff. Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required. Recommends corrective action where problems are identified. Conducts home visits when appropriate. Corresponds with parents on health needs of children. Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data. Completes random moment in time studies as required by MAC program guidelines. Performs other related work as required.Minimum Training and Experience Minimum of Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited college oruniversity. Hold current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina. Two years nursing experience preferred. BSN prepared nurse working toward national school nurse certification with the stipulation thatcertification be complete within three years of hire date. Non-compliance will result in loss ofschool nurse position with Gaston County Schools. Successful experience in School Nursing preferred, and/or equivalent combination of educationand experience a plus.Physical RequirementsGaston County SchoolsSchool Nurse Must be able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, nebulizers, addingmachines, blood pressure machines, oxygen tanks, suction machines, feeding pumps, etc. Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 20 pounds of force frequently,and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; usehands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.The employee occasionally is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must possess the visual acuity to prepare data, work with record processes, and do extensivereading and research.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of the North Carolina Nurse Practice Act. Considerable knowledge of emergency and routine medical procedures. Considerable knowledge of health care agencies and institutions in the area. Considerable knowledge of current literature, trends and developments in the field of schoolnursing. General knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization, and administration. Considerable knowledge of growth and development of children Pre-K through 12th grade,common health conditions, and illnesses of the school-age children. Skill in performing health screenings and medical examinations. Ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or compositecharacteristics of data, people, or things. Ability to read a variety of correspondence, referrals, medical records, newsletters, notes, charts,etc. Ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, plans, logs, charts, etc. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establishfacts and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions inmathematical or diagrammatic form. Ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and writteninstructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently using medical terminology. Ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress. Ability to perform a variety of emergency medical procedures. Ability to train others in first aid and emergency care. Ability to assess the needs of students and develop a plan to meet those needs. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and to develop simple reports from thoserecords. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by workassignments.This Position Reports To: Director of Health ServicesClassification: ExemptGaston County SchoolsSchool NurseSalary: Curriculum Support Personnel Salary Schedule(http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/fbs/finance/salary/schedules/2015-16schedules.pdf)DisclaimerThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of workperformed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as acomprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in thisjob.If offered a position, prospective employee must pass a required health exam, criminal records check,and drug test.******************************************************************************HOW TO APPLY: Inside and Outside Applicants:Visit Gaston County Schools' website at www.gaston.k12.nc.us Select "Jobs" Select "Careers/Job Opportunities" Select "Start an application for employment" Inside applicants may use Gaston County Schools' employees asreferences Complete online applicationO Upload cover letter to applicationO Upload current r--sum-- to applicationThe following documents must be uploaded to online application, ifOutside Applicant: Copies of official college transcripts (degree dated) Copy of Praxis and/or Pearson test results or out-of-state tests Three completed current Reference Surveys (from non-Gaston CountySchools employees and not from family members) in AppliTrackapplication or three current, dated letters of recommendation (must beless than one year old) or a combination of the two Copy of Certifications/Licenses, if licensed in out-of-state public schools Copy of last evaluation summary/summativeQualified inside and outside applicants should mail or email cover letterand r--sum-- to:Susan NeeleyNurse Coordinator366 W. Garrison Blvd.Gastonia NC 28052Email: sdneeley@gaston.k12.nc.us

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