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School Nurse Registered Nurse

Company: Sharestaff Healthcare
Location: Cedar Hill
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Job Title: School Nurse Location : Cedar Hill, TX Hour Wage: $40/Hourly Job Overview: Ensure the implementation of a comprehensive health services program at the elementary campus level. Provide supervision and support for clinic aides; as well as health services and education to students. Educational Requirements: Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program BSN preferred, but not required. Valid registered nurse (RN) license to practice professional nursing in Texas from the State Board of Nurse Examiners. Certified by Texas Department of Health to conduct vision and hearing screening. Healthcare Provider CPR/AED/First Aid Certification Special Knowledge /Skills: Strong assessment skills and knowledge of childhood related health concerns and conditions Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to implement policies and procedures Experience: Two years nursing experience, preferably in community health Supervisory experience preferred Major Responsibilities and Duties Provide temporary and emergency care for sick and injured students or staff according to district policy and procedures. Serve as health advocate for students. Notify parents of accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached). Coordinate management system to administer medications to students at school. Administer medications according to district policy and procedures. Perform screening procedures as required by Texas Department of Health, Texas Educational Agency, and district policy. Make referrals as necessary. Develop and coordinate continuing evaluation of campus health program and make changes based on findings. Instruction Participate in development of campus health education curriculum and provide health education to individuals and groups. Provide health counseling and instruction to individual students. Serve as health liaison between school, physicians, parents, and community. Assess student problems and make appropriate referrals working with students, teachers, parents, and medical and health care professionals as needed. Participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee, crisis team, and school committees. Participate in assessment and reporting of suspected child abuse. Make home visits to help with student health problems as necessary with permission of principal. Communicate regularly with principal and health services coordinator/co-leads. Coordinator/co-leads will report to Student Support Services Director (or designee) regarding health services issues. Administration Review and evaluate immunization records. Enforce procedures to ensure proper program administration according to district policy. Supervise and train nurse aide(s) in clinic procedures and responsibilities according to district policy. Train all elementary staff in Blood Borne Pathogens, Diabetes Level I, principal designated staff for Diabetes Level II and principal designated staff for Diabetes Level III. Train special education staff in any delegated duties that they may need to perform on a regular basis. 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 rule, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in health services area. Report potential health and safety hazards to principal. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations. Professional Development Maintain certification in CPR, vision, hearing, and acanthosis nigricans screening. Ensure that appropriate Continuing Education Units are met for RN license renewal. Model behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible. Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct the work of clinic aide and assist in yearly evaluation process of clinic aide along with principal. Equipment Used: Thermometer, blood pressure cuff, audiometer, otoscope, sphygmomanometer, vision screening equipment, glucometers, gastronomy tubes, feeding pumps, tracheostomy care, suction, familiar with ventilator, basic clinic equipment, personal computer, fax and copier. Working Conditions: Maintain emotional control under stress. Exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases. Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds without discomfort. Must have dependable transportation due to frequent visits to elementary campuses and to respond to Company Description We take a consultative approach by matching your talent with companies seeking your expertise. If our current openings do not match your particular interests, we then tailor a confidential search on your behalf.by Jobble

Keywords: Sharestaff Healthcare, Cedar Hill , School Nurse Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Cedar Hill, Texas

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