NUHS School Nurse
Full Time $51,354 $98,484/year plus degree stipend if applicable, $500 stipend and 195 contract days.
District will credit up to 10 years of experience for salary schedule placement. School Nurse Services Credential can be obtained with a bachelor's degree and RN license. Benes, sick leave, STRS.
Primary Function: The school nurse will plan, carry out, and evaluate health services and health education activities as appropriate.
Responsible to: Principal/Designee
Contract days: As specified in certificated salary schedule
Salary: Appropriate placement on certificated salary schedule
Responsibilities: Health services are to promote the educability of youth by providing consultive and health appraisal service to students, parents, and school personnel. To accomplish these goals and objectives, the school nurse: 1. Plans with administrative personnel in the district the nurse’s participation in the health program and carries out the nursing activities. 2. Conducts health appraisals, utilizing physical examination, observation and interviewing techniques as well as analysis of records, to evaluate the health and developmental status of the pupil in order to identify health needs that interfere with effective learning. 3. Interprets to school personnel, parents and student results of examinations and screening tests when necessary. 4. Communicates with and serves as a consultation to parents, school personnel and pupils in regards to the health needs of pupils and continues this communication to determine if necessary follow-up is completed. 5. Assists person responsible for the pupil’s health to locate and utilize appropriate community resources. 6. Communicates with superintendent, principals and teachers regarding health conditions which might require special consideration or arrangements for the student while in class. 7. Uses available resources as a means of direct and indirect health education. 8. Helps to prevent and control disease. 9. Participates in planning the implementation of proper emergency care and first-aid for sudden illness or accident and gives first-aid and emergency care when available. Exercises judgment regarding the disposition of pupils who become ill and who are injured at school. 10. Plans and coordinates the work of para-professionals, parents and volunteers as assigned. 11. Offers advisory assistance and/or leadership in planning, promoting, and evaluating the health education program sand is available to teachers as resource person in all phases of the health education program. 12. Keeps accurate records and make available information for inclusion in the cumulative records of the pupils. Executes and prepares forms, records and reports as may be called for in the management of the school health program at the school district. 13. Exercises supervision and care over equipment and supplies entrusted to his/her care relating to the health program, and instructs pupils in the proper use and preservation of school properties. 14. Attends meetings called by order of the superintendent, principal, program directors, or other administrators authorized to call meetings. 15. Completes a health and development history and health appraisal (including hearing and vision screening) on each pupil enrolled in or on a waiting list for the special education program. 16. Serves as requested on school committees and project teams. 17. Attends and participates in in-service training activities and works with the program director in planning his/her own in-service program. 18. Participates in the coordination of school health programs with the total health program of the school and the community. 19. Assist in interpreting the health program and goals of the Superintendent and the school to the community. 20. Performs other health related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing from an approved institution and a current registered nurse certificate (license) is required. Appropriate California School Nurse credential required.
The Nevada Joint Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The District does not discriminate or tolerate harassment of employees or job applicants on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, Vietnam era veteran status, or actual or perceived sexual orientation.