School Nurse

Employer
Atlas Preparatory School
Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Closing date
May 21, 2022

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
Who We Are
  • Atlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.
  • Atlas students are outpacing national average growth across all grade levels.
  • Atlas student proficiency has surpassed the district and state.
  • Atlas provides family-centered support services that consistently lead to over 90% participation in our parent advisor conferences.
  • Atlas teachers engage in ongoing professional development targeted towards instructional best practices and academic data analysis.
Who We Serve
  • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,200 students in K-12th grades
  • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
  • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
  • 56% English Language Learners
Who You Are
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing with 3+ years' experience in pediatric nursing or BSN
  • Current Colorado (or compact) Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS/First Aid/CPR certifications
  • Colorado Department of Education Special Services License (required within 3 months of employment)
  • Comfortable speaking to Spanish-speaking families about health topics. Conversationally fluent in Spanish is preferred.
What You'll Do
  • Students' nursing assessments, nursing diagnoses, and treatment
  • Oversight of delegated nursing tasks to unlicensed assistive personnel
  • Complete various administrative duties relating to the maintenance of student health files, creation of individual health care plans, and assistance with updating Medical 504 plans
  • Promote Atlas culture through providing appropriate medical resources to families in need, encouraging high expectations, and focusing on academic achievement for students
Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the school and other facilities as needed
Compensation
  • $50,000 - $60,000 annual compensation
  • Signing bonuses range from $2,500-$5,000
Annual Calendar and Start Date
  • 220 work days per academic year
  • 6 sick days and 4 flex days per year
  • The ideal candidate will begin in May 2022
Benefits
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical or Child Care)
  • Employer paid short and long-term disability
  • Employer paid life insurance benefit with additional voluntary option
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides up to four free counseling sessions annually
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
  • Approximately 10 weeks of paid time off for holidays, scheduled breaks during the year and summer break, in addition to 48 hours of personal flex time.
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