Registered Nurse - School Nurse - District Wide (Position #160)
Registered Nurse - School Nurse Job Description
Job Title: District Nurse
The Konocti Unified School District is responsible for assisting families and school staff in meeting the individual health needs of students, incorporating health care plans as directed by physicians, complying with the law relating to areas of specialty, including parent and guardian consent, provides or trains for appropriate care of ill, medically fragile, and/or injured students, provides health information and serves as a resource to teachers, staff, administrators, identifies student health problems and makes referrals for proper treatment. The position is under the supervision of the assistant superintendent and is housed at the district office with significant responsibilities on district school sites.
Salary: Starting at: $56,731 - $97,492 + $1660.90/mo ($19,930.80/annual health benefits)
Length of Work Year: 190 Day
Work Day: 8 hours/day - 8:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
Desired start date: 08/10/19
Prior experience as a Registered Nurse through which a general knowledge and understanding of health and human relationship was gained.
BSN or CA school nurse credential is required
Current, valid California state license at the level of registered nurse
School nurse services credential
Valid CA driver's license and evidence of insurance
Valid first aid and CPR certificate
Essential Functions of this Position:
1. Develops health care plans for the purpose of addressing students’ health needs and implementing health care directions from parents and physicians.
2. Conducts programs (i.e. health screening, education, etc.) for the purpose of complying with the law including parental and/or guardian consent.
3. Collaborates with parents, students, health care providers and other agencies for the purpose of promoting needed treatment, securing information, and complying with legal requirements.
4. Coordinates the administration of, and provides direction for first aid, medication, and specialized medical treatment for the purpose of providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children.
5. Provides training on various subjects such as CPR, disaster preparedness, child abuse, health education.
6. Acts as a resource to students, teachers, and other school personnel on health related issues including specific needs/procedures of medically fragile and/or injured children.
7. Directs and establishes programs for health clerks and coordinates with school site secretaries for the purpose of providing an effective school health program and ensuring that the needs of students are met.
8. Assesses situations involving student safety, abuse, and other health related issues for the purpose of identifying problems and referring for proper treatment.
9. Prepares documentation of student health history, current health status, etc., for the purpose of providing written support and conveying information to Special Education IEP teams and others as appropriate.
10. Reports students with contagious diseases to local public health agencies for the purpose of minimizing the spread of infection and complying with the law.
11. Supervises the maintenance of health care plans by coordination and review of medical emergency cards, health records, mandated screenings for the purpose of providing information required by legal mandates and professional standards.
12. Refers students requiring further medical attention to the appropriate service provider.
13. Keeps abreast of medical nursing developments by pursuing continuing education.
14. Other duties as assigned by the superintendent/assistant superintendent.