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Wawasee Community School Corporation

Substitute School Nurse - Corp (971)

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Job Details

TitleSubstitute School Nurse - Corp
Posting ID971
Description

License/Qualification:  RN/LPN or CMA with 2 years of experience preferred

 

Hours:  school day

 

Date Position Opens:  08/12/2020 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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JOB TITLE:       School Nurse

TYPE OF POSITION:          Classified

REPORTS TO:    Building Principal, Corporation Registered Nurse, Superintendent

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POSITION PURPOSE:    To provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each corporation student by minimizing absence due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in the school.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

 

  1. Assess, identify, and monitor the physical, emotional, and social needs of students and school personnel.

 

  1. Assist students and school personnel who become ill or are injured at school

      

  1. Provide health counseling and follow-up to students, their families, and school personnel.

 

  1. Assist teachers in adapting the school program to meet the individual health needs of all students.

 

  1. Schedule and conduct vision screening tests and assist with hearing screening.

 

  1. Implement operational procedures for dispensing prescriptions and non-prescription medications in the school in accordance with Corporation medication policy.

 

  1. Participate with teachers in conferences regarding health problems affecting students’ progress in school.

 

  1. Serve as liaison between school, home, and the community.

 

  1. Visit in student homes as necessary.

 

  1. Maintain comprehensive up-to-date health records for each student.

 

  1. Follow policy and procedures for the prevention and control of communicable diseases within the school.

 

  1. Cooperate with community organizations in coordinating services to students and personnel with those provided in the school.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned by the building administrator.

 

  1. Enforcement of immunization requirements as mandated by Indiana Law for school entry.

 

  1. Reports as appropriate, school medical matters to parents, physicians, clinics, agencies, and school personnel.

 

  1. Serves as a resource person in matters pertaining to health curriculum planning.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. A Certified Medical Assistant or LPN or RN licensed in the state of Indiana.

 

  1. At least two (2) years experience working in a hospital and/or physician’s office as a Certified Medical Assistant or LNP or RN.

 

  1. Instruction and/or experience in administering medications.

 

  1. Necessary skills needed for the work to be performed, as dictated by the job requirements.

 

  1. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of School Trustees may find appropriate and approve.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.              The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects,                     tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with                  hands and arms.

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision                        abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Precaution needs to be taken in cases where the employee could be exposed to blood borne pathogens.

 

TERMS: Length of year and rate of pay to be determined by the School Board.

 

EVALUATION:   Evaluation of performance on this job will be in accordance with the provision in the policy handbook

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationWawasee Administrative Office

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/27/2020