HEAD DISTRICT NURSE

Watson Chapel School District ( learn more )

Pine Bluff , Arkansas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2867173
  • Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
  • Re-posted : February 8, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Head School Nurse shall be responsible for planning, directing, and supervising all aspects of the district nursing program.

Apply online at https://wc.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=273
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Watson Chapel School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
      Supervise nursing personnel and provide medical supervision of students within the district and monitor operations in accordance with state-approved policies, procedures, and guidelines.
      Work with district administrators, school principals, staff, parents, and various public agencies to maintain and enhance the quality of nursing care within the district.
      Perform administrative or managerial functions, such as taking responsibility for a unit’s staff, budget, planning, or long-range goals.
      Conduct annual evaluations of nursing personnel within the district.
      Be responsible for the assignment of nurses to specific schools within the district.
      Coordinate district in-service training for staff.
      Consult with institutions or associations regarding issues or concerns relevant to the practice and profession of nursing.
      Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
      Administer medications to students and monitor them for reactions or side effects.
      Record students’ medical information and vital signs.
      Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in students’ conditions.
      Be responsible for the purchase, allocation, and inventory of all medical supplies for district health rooms.
      Work with nurses, staff, and parents in the development of individual health care plans for students with chronic health care needs.
      Report to the proper authorities any cases of suspected child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
      Adhere to all policies of the District.
      Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or designee.

      POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
      Accountability- Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
      Accuracy- Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
      Analytical Skills- Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
      Applied Learning- Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.
      Communication, Oral- Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
      Communication, Written- Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
      Customer Oriented- Ability to take care of parent, student, and patron needs while following district procedures.
      Decision Making- Ability to make critical decisions while following district procedures.
      Diversity Oriented- Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, and job type.
      Ethical- Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
      Friendly- Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others.
      Honesty/Integrity- Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
      Leadership- Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decision.
      Management Skills- Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
      Organized- Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
      Regular Attendance- Exhibit regular attendance in order to perform duties in a satisfactory manner.

      SKILLS AND ABILITY:

      Education:
      Associate’s Degree Required, Field of Study: Nursing
      Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, Field of Study: Nursing
      Master’s Degree Preferred, Field of Study: Nursing

      Experience:
      Nursing experience required with experience as a Head School Nurse preferred for this position.

      Computer Skills:
      Shall be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency with computers and programs associated with the position.
      Certifications & Licenses:
      Must have current Arkansas Registered Nurse license with CPR certification.

      Other Requirements:

      Successful completion or pre-employment background checks.
      Appropriate personal and professional conduct at all times around students, staff, and the general public.
    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Norma Walker
    • 4100 Camden Rd
    • Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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