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[2021 - 2022] School Nurse

Employer
KIPP North Carolina Public Schools
Location
Charlotte, NC
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
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Job Description

About the School Nurse Position

The School Nurse reporting to the Director of School Operations with support from the school Principal will collaborate with school staff to maintain a safe and healthy environment for KIPP North Carolina students. They will work with staff and families to provide the highest quality of service to all students. The School Nurse will be a member of the school operations team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Works to remove, modify, or reduce health-related barriers to learning

* Provides well-student care, health care, first aid, immunizations, and assistance to students at their school; creates a comforting and nurturing environment for ill students

* Provides daily, individual care to students, including but not limited to managing daily medications required by students, administering doctor prescribed medications to students and helping students with physical disabilities

* Advises the Director of School Operations and other school staff as needed regarding initiatives, processes, and systems necessary to ensure a healthy school community

* Builds emergency preparedness plans and trains all staff on them to ensure staff school-wide are ready for health emergencies

* Communicates daily with families around student wellness and health concerns

* Participates in necessary student health events that may occur on non-school days, e.g., New Student Registration

* Performs screenings for scoliosis, vision, hearing, height, weight, and/or other conditions and make referrals and follow-up

* Completes, updates, and maintains student records (accident reports, health records), and completes and submits reports; effectively and efficiently manages the systems for student health paperwork

* Ensures 100% collection of student health documentation for incoming new students

* Maintains physical student health files and ensures they are organized and up-to-date

* Audits student health files annually

* Transfers all health materials and necessary information for student transfers between campuses

* Maintains the security of confidential information

* Collects and maintains student incident forms, ensuring that all applicable parties have documented all pertinent details

* Collaborates with school staff to create and maintain wellness programming to support healthy opportunities for students

* Maintains all mandated COVID protocols and holds staff and students accountable to those health protocols.
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