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School Nurse

Employer
Stroudsburg Area School District
Location
Stroudsburg, PA
Closing date
Apr 5, 2024

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Corporate
JOB GOAL:

To assist the Certified School Nurse (CSN) in addressing, maintaining, and improving student health and the smooth and efficient operation and provision of school health services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Abides by applicable federal, state, and local school, school health, and nurse practice laws and regulations, guidelines, mandated programs, district policies, and administrative regulations. Abides by the Pennsylvania Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators.
  • Assists in maintaining comprehensive health records for each registered student and records of school nursing services. Assists in maintaining emergency information for students and staff and keeps records of communications with parents, staff, and community agencies regarding students.
  • Reviews and monitors students' immunization status and makes appropriate referrals to up-date immunizations as necessary.
  • Performs state mandated health and wellness screenings for students.
  • Provides care for students who are ill or injured. Administers first aid as necessary and contacts parents and members of the medical profession if appropriate.
  • Assists students with clean-up routines, dressing and toileting.
  • Assists the physician and dentist with state mandated physical exams to include those for athletes.
  • Serves as a resource for classroom teachers and the community regarding health and wellness education, growth and maturity, personal hygiene, and dental care.
  • Provides information and instruction on health topics as required and/or mandated.
  • Administers medication according to physician orders and school district policies and administrative procedures. Provides for safe storage of and emergency access to medications and reliable administration and recording of all doses given.
  • Assumes responsibility for office supply management, counts inventory and stock supplies as needed, and reconciles supply order to receipts and stock.
  • Assists in the compilation of student health data. Prepares reports as requested for the District.
  • Participates as requested in committees, programs, and activities relating to student health and wellness including the Student Assistance Program, Child Study Teams, Suicide Prevention, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention, and Smoking Cessation.
  • Uses assessment skills to identify students at risk for physical or psychosocial problems and communicates these needs to parent/guardian or appropriate school personnel. Assists families with locating community resources for needed health care.
  • In addition to complying with all mandatory reporting requirements, helps to identify high risk children in need of services. Assists with training of and sharing of information with staff on recognizing signs of child abuse.
  • Maintains communication with staff regarding the special, physical and medical needs of students in particular when they may affect behavior, appearance or academic performance, while maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Participates as requested in the development of accommodations for students with disabilities and implements all roles and responsibilities assigned to the school nurse. Develops Individualized Health Plans for students as necessary.
  • Administers preschool-school screening process, including checking immunization, interviewing parents to obtain a child's medical history, beginning a student's medical record, testing vision and hearing, and making appropriate referrals.
  • Reviews health records of new students and refers to appropriate personnel.
  • Implements policy on exclusion and re-admission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.
  • Directs medical emergencies with administration and delegates responsibilities to staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs in accordance with school policy, administrative regulations, state and federal laws.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelors Degree Nursing

Licenses and Certifications: LPN or RN license

For more information and to apply, please click "Apply Now".

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