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School Nurse - Continious Recruitment

Paulding County Schools
Paulding County, GA
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
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Position Title: 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: NURSE

FLSA: 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

Constant Interruptions

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.


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.

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