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School Nurse

Company: Partners in Special Education
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:General Summary:Under general supervision, plans, organizes, directs, and accomplishes goals, and objectives of the Health Services Program.Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*Assess and evaluate the health and developmental status of selected students through nursing diagnosis and the use of appropriate evaluative techniques.Work cooperatively with other School Assessment Team members to assess health needs related to learning, and determine appropriate educational plan.Complete Health and Developmental History and 3-year updates as needed.Conduct (or arrange for) mandated vision and hearing screening.Accesses student population for compliance with immunization and CHDP laws.Supervises proper administration of medication procedures.Provides student and parent health counseling.Develop specialized and standardized procedures as needed for special needs students.Conduct staff in-service on select health topics and related issues, i.e., abuse reporting, recognition of communicable disease and appropriate action.Comply with law regarding suspected child abuse.Serve as a resource to teachers for health instruction, provide health education resources materials for classroom teachers, and provide student instruction of selected health topics and issues.Provide growth and development instruction at grades 5 and 6 with communicable disease at grade 6.Instruct CPR/MFA/ER Preparedness classes for district personnel.Present parent meetings as indicated, i.e., growth and development, child abuse prevention, and substance abuse.Actively participate as a member of school(s) disaster preparedness team.Supervise the performance of the assigned health clerk.Maintain and submit data for state annual reports and district monthly reports (Special Education, immunization, CHDP, scoliosis, etc).Capability to demonstrate respect for children, teenagers, and adults.Competence to accurately record transfer, and relate information.Capability to present information in an organized manner.Attend health services staff meetings.Other duties a assigned by Coordinator or Health Services and/or Deputy Superintendent.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation.Ability to follow directions and procedures.Skill to make independent, immediate decisions.Skill to demonstrate active and reflective listening skills.Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree, including all courses to meet credential requirements.Valid California registered nurse license and credential authorizing health services in grade level K-12. Must possess or be will to obtain, American Heart association BLS Instructor's Certification, and Medic First Aid Instructor's Certification.Clinical nursing experience and/or previous school nurse experience.Teaching experience desired.*The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They describe the general nature and level of work being performed and/or represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. The Company retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Keywords: Partners in Special Education, Pasadena , School Nurse, Healthcare , Pasadena, California

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