SCHOOL NURSE

Newbury Elementary School ( learn more )

Orange East Supervisory Union

Newbury, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3256292
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 6, 2020
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2020

Job Description

Job Purpose
The School Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care and physical screening to students; maintaining and operating a school clinic; preparing and maintaining student and clinic records.

Essential Duties
  • Assists school health committee and administrators in developing school health programs.
  • Participates in the work of health curriculum committee.
  • Follows policies and procedures for the prevention and control of communicable disease in the schools, including exclusion of sick students; re-admits students who have had a communicable disease; assists school personnel in complying with the laws regarding immunization of students.
  • Appraises and identifies health needs of students by planning and administering screening tests to detect visual, hearing, orthopedic, dental, and other physical deficiencies.
  • Encourages the correction of remedial defects by working with parents, teachers, health professionals, and community agencies.
  • Maintains up-to-date cumulative health records on all students.
  • Is familiar with the laws, regulations, and information regarding child abuse and submits appropriate reports to outside agencies via the principal. Administers or oversees the administration of medication at school within prescribed conditions and regulations.
    Administers first aid in accordance with established procedure; assumes authority for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered injury or emergency illness; and notifies family member or
    parent.
  • Meets the needs of handicapped students by appraising the teacher of students with special health problems and serving on the eligibility committees. Is familiar with community resources.
  • Provides health counseling for students, teachers, and parents as needed.
  • Maintains the health clinic and keeps accurate records of clinic use.
  • Assists school personnel in providing a safe and healthy environment, and files all accident reports for workers' compensation.
  • Is available to the school health and family life programs as a resource person.
  • Participates in staff development programs and other workshops when applicable.
  • Checks for physical examinations on all first-entry students. Coordinates medical appointments for handicapped students.
  • Participates in and/or organizes 504 plans and immunization clinics.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Orange East Supervisory Union 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

    • <b>Education & Experience</b> <ul><li>Bachelor's degree in Nursing <li>Vermont RN License <li>Must have or be able to obtain a Vermont Educator's License with School Nurse endorsement. <li>Public School Nursing experience highly desired </ul> <b>Skills</b> <ul><li>Thorough knowledge of the common medical practices, procedures and techniques associated with a standard physical examination <li>Thorough knowledge of the preliminary diagnosis of medical problems and the administration of medications related to treatment and first aid <li>Ability to administer medications and apply therapeutic treatments as required <li>Ability to follow technical oral and written instructions in exact detail <li>Ability to maintain accurate records <li>Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, students, teachers, physicians and parents. <li>Excellent communication skills. <li>Ability to deal with public relations problems courteously and tactfully
    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Morgan Moore , Principal
    • PO Box 68
    • Newbury, Vermont 05051
    • Phone: 802-866-5621
    • Fax: 802-866-3345
    • Email: click here

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