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School Nurse Salary Schedule:
PCSD Classified Department:
Operations/School Job Code:
140900 Reports To:
Nurse Supervisor/Principal Work Schedule:
184 days per year/8 hours per day Grade/Level:
Non-Exempt Primary Function:
Knowledge of basic health office practices, terminology, procedures, and equipment. Knowledge of health and safety regulations. Ability to operate a computer and assigned software. Knowledge of record-keeping and report preparation techniques. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. Working Conditions: Physical Demands:
Office Environment/School Clinic
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone
Seeing to read a variety of materials
Sitting for extended periods of time
Bending at the waist, kneeling, or crouching to file materials
Exposure to infectious diseases, blood, and bodily fluids
Lifting students and lifting to 40 pounds, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling.
Ability to assist students in emergency situations requiring a quick pace traversing stairs or hills. Qualifications:
Minimum of diploma or associate degree in nursing
Health/first aid field experience including some training and experience in pediatrics and emergency medical care
Training in blood borne pathogen procedures is desirable
Must hold a valid Georgia LPN or RN License
Must possess First Aid and CPR Certificate
Minimum of diploma or associate degree in nursing The Board of Education and the Superintendent may accept alternatives to some of the above requirements.Essential Functions:
Performs routine clinical services as required including basic health assessment and first aid, and follows up in a user-friendly clinic environment
Provides appropriate training to personnel for scoliosis screenings
Plans, organizes, and implements school screenings
Observes students for developmental and health problems and initiates referral process
Promotes communicable disease prevention and control by good recordkeeping and reporting cases to nurse supervisor
Assists in monitoring immunization records and acts as a resource regarding current immunization practices
Provides emergency crisis nursing care as circumstances require
Participates in the Individualized Education Plan process by implementing the individual health care plan
Identifies, monitors, and appropriately manages students with chronic diseases and disabilities
Provides ongoing health counseling with students, parents, school personnel and health agencies
Notifies parents, guardians, and appropriate school personnel in a timely manner using effective communication skills regarding illness, accidents, etc.
Provides direct health education, health counseling and health promotion as necessary
Implements the health policies, goals, and objectives of the school district
Educates school staff, ASP workers, and bus drivers regarding care of students with food allergies and chronic and acute medical issues
Works closely with the Department of Family & Children's Services, school social workers and other community agencies in identified areas of need
Monitors and maintains clinic records
Plans and implements educational in-service programs
Communicates with nursing supervisor, lead nurse, principal, and other staff members regarding school health issues
Demonstrates good organizational and time management skills
Completes assigned paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
Performs other duties as assigned by Superintendent or designee
Ability to assist students in emergency situations requiring a quick pace traversing stairs or hills.
Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or designee
- Applicants will be selected for interview. Please do not contact local schools.
- It is the policy of the Paulding County School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.
- Vacancies posted for a minimum of ten (10) calendar days. Emergency vacancies posted for a minimum of five (5) calendar days.
- Paulding County School District uses the E-Verify system to verify eligibility for employment in the United States.