Newton County School System ( learn more )

Covington, GA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3317083
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 9, 2020

Job Description

Job Title:

School Nurse

Pay Grade:



School Administration / Lead Nurse




Student Services







To provide health related services to students at assigned school(s) and assist with providing instruction for teachers and staff concerning various medical conditions/needs of students.



  1. Certification/License
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  1. Proficient Skills
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Planning
  • Organization



  1. Accessible to students and staff when questions or concerns occur.
  1. Assist in hearing/vision/dental/nutrition screenings and follow-up as needed.
  1. Administration of medication to students.
  1. Coordinate with County School Nurse to participate in kindergarten registration.
  1. If assigned to a middle school, assist County School Nurse in the scoliosis screening of middle school students.
  1. Assist county Lead School Nurse in coordinating health fairs for students and/or faculty as requested.
  1. Assist county Lead School Nurse in providing appropriate training to teachers and staff in universal precautions, medical conditions and delegated medical procedures for specific students.
  1. Maintains records and reports for all students who have a health related condition and provide assistance to students and/or parents as needed.
  1. Maintain a daily clinic log of student visits.
  1. Ensure that all schools use proper forms, permission slips, and schedules for dispensing medication.
  1. Assist county Lead School Nurse in the annual review of immunization records of all students in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and sixth grades.
  1. Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Employer Description

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Newton County School System 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.

    Contact Information

    • Nyree Sanders , Director of Human Resources
    • 2109 Newton Dr. NE
    • Covington, Georgia 30014

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