SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL NURSES (2500-J#2540, 2468)

Lowell Public Schools

Lowell , Massachusetts

Job Details

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
be assigned:

Assists school physicians in medical examinations of school children; interprets findings to
parents and teachers and assists in securing correction of defects.
Health Education and counseling; Providing skilled nursing to medically fragile students;
Detects health problems through inspections, observation, interviews, and analysis of records;
instructs others in recognizing and reporting deviations from normal growth development.
Interprets public health policies, programs, services and regulations.
Participates in field instruction of student nurses; attends in-service training institutes and
conferences.
Assists physicians in child health examinations and immunizations; interprets findings;
arranges for necessary referrals; instructs in child hygiene, feeding and sanitation. Assists in
mass immunization programs and in continuing programs for the control of communicable
diseases through isolation, quarantine and immunization.
Obtains case histories; assists in medical examinations; administers tests and prescribed
medications.
Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lowell Public Schools 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.

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