Closing Date: Always Accepting School Nurse - Substitute
To provide assessment, screening, planning, intervention, evaluation, counseling, management and/or referrals concerning the health and medical care needs of students for the purpose of minimizing absences due to illness, maximizing educational opportunities, and creating a healthy school climate.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, first aid, illnesses and injuries, nutrition, and related areas.
Ability to diagnose and provide care for ill or injured students.
Ability to convey appropriate medical information to school district staff or medical professionals to ensure a proper maintenance in the school setting.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed for position.
Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Powerpoint, the Internet, Outlook, electronic mail).
Ability to problem solve job-related issues.
Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and students with special needs.
Ability to follow oral and written orders from supervisors, administrators, physicians, and to coordinate work with principal, teachers and others.
Ability to describe orally and in writing school health services provided, issues and concerns regarding school health.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
Adheres to all applicable professional safety standards and practices in the nursing field, including requirements set forth in federal and state law, and Occupational Safety and Health regulations.
Implements Board Policy regarding Blood Borne Pathogens and other Board policies regarding the medical or health care of employees and students.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
Work in standard school building environment.
Exposure to body secretions, blood borne pathogens, medicine and medicinal supplies, illnesses and diseases.
License or Certificate:
Candidate must hold appropriate substitute school nurse credentials and New Jersey certifications.