Federal Funded Registered Nurse Health Service Department (4 positions)

Alief Independent School District
Trammells, TX
Closing date
Dec 10, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
2023-2024 Federal Funded Registered Nurse @ Health Service Department (4 positions)

(Internal employees must use the internal link to login & apply.)


Primary Purpose:

Function as health provider and manager in the school settings.


  • Associate's degree from an accredited professional nursing education program
  • Bachelor's degree of Science in Nursing from an accredited professional nursing education program required
  • Valid registered nurse license from the State of Texas Board of Nursing
  • Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR/AED
Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Experience with the techniques of data collection for an analysis of health needs for students who are medically fragile
  • Ability to implement policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic first aid
  • Proficient keyboarding and file maintenance skills
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience in community health, ambulatory care, school health, or other related fields
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a registered nurse preferred
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Nursing Services
  • Develop and implement individualized healthcare plans and services for children with disabilities, specifically students who are medically fragile as well as students who have health conditions that interfere with learning including medication administration and monitoring.
  • Implement Individualized Healthcare Plans and ARD/IEPs during transportation as required for students with disabilities.
  • Administer medication to students according to board policy and district procedures and maintain accurate log of medications dispensed.
  • Identify, assess, plan, intervene, and evaluate student health concerns, including physical and mental health needs and injuries.
  • Conduct health assessments including screenings for health factors impacting student education including mandated screenings such as vision, health, scoliosis, and acanthosis.
  • Provide acuity assessments for students with disabilities to determine recommendations for ARD/IEP/health plans.
  • Maintain, evaluate, and interpret cumulative health data, including IEP related documents, to accommodate individual needs of students.
  • Coordinate, compile, and submit documentation required for local, states, and federal compliance reporting.
  • Utilize equipment and technology for the delivery of healthcare services including nursing diagnosis and treatment, documentation, presentation materials, organization, and management.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and stay abreast of current laws, trends, and best practices related to supplemental nursing and school health services.
  • Provide First Aid/CPR/AED as needed.
  • Assist in formation of health policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for the school district.
  • Provide chronic disease management and education, including ventilator care, gastrostomy feedings, tracheostomy care, catheterizations, etc., and provide student-specific training to designated personnel as needed and update training on a regular basis.
  • Assist special education teacher with IEP implementation of special education students as needed.
  • Attend ARD/IEP meetings as needed.
  • Maintain current clinical skills and competence.
  • Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of technology competence to meet the current and future needs of Alief.
  • Implement alternative methods of instruction as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities

May have supervisory responsibilities over the licensed vocational nurse (LVN) and assigned health clinic aide(s).


Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of Nursing Personnel.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard medical clinic equipment including automated external defibrillator (AED); special needs adaptive equipment; standard office equipment including computer and peripherals

Posture: Frequent standing, sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension

Lifting: Moderate lifting and carrying (up to 15 pounds); May require regular heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and position of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint, assisting non-ambulatory students

Environment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

The full job description for this position is included within this job posting. By applying for this position you are accepting the responsibilities and duties of this position as they are listed in the job description.

This position is federal funded for the specified school year.

Continuation of the position is contingent upon future funding.

Hiring administrators review applications, interview, and recommend for hire.

Pay Grade P1N

Minimum $60,657/BA, $61,157/MA, $61,657/PHD (Based on previous experience)

190 Days

2023-2024 Salary Schedule pending new published pay rates

(Internal employees must use the internal link to login & apply.)


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