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School Nurse (Anticipated Vacancy)

at Paulding County School District

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Reference #: 1015
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Openings as of 10/19/2019
Support Staff

  • School Nurse (Anticipated Vacancy) JobID: 1015
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/School Nurse

  • Date Posted:
    4/11/2019

  • Location:
    System Wide (one or more)

  • Date Available:
    2019-2020 school year

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

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    PRIMARY FUNCTION: To strengthen and facilitate the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of children and by identification and assistance in the removal or modification of health related barriers to learning for individual children.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Educational Level: Diploma, or Associate Degree

    License Required: Valid Practical Nurse license from Georgia Board of Nursing preferred

    Previous Pediatric, Community Health, and/or School Health nursing experience preferred

    Current CPR certification

    The Paulding County School District reserves the right to accept alternatives to some of the above requirements

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance.

    Some travel involved, as needed

    Exhibits professionalism in all job related situations and follow professional ethics in all work related activities

    Communicates responsibly with all individuals and groups

    Adheres to local school procedures and regulations in supportive manner

    Seeks to improve through professional development and evaluation activities

    Coordinates screening and evaluates findings of deficits for vision, scoliosis, etc.

    Serve as a resource person to teachers and parents concerning health problems, disease process, and disabilities as they relate to learning and school

    Initiates referrals to parents, school personnel, and community health resources for intervention, remediation, and follow through

    Provides ongoing health education with students, parents, and health agencies

    Provide in-service education programs to staff on health issues, wellness, and prevention including CPR, medication administration, etc.

    Recommends and helps to implement modification of school programs to meet students' health needs

    Plans, implements, and evaluates school health management protocols for the student with special health needs including administration of medications, catheterizations, tube feedings, and suctioning under the supervision of a supervisory nurse

    Serves on related community and educational committees as deemed appropriate

    Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator

    SALARY RANGE: $14,307 to $21,252

    Internal applicants must submit a cover letter and updated resume to

    • 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.
    • The Paulding County School District uses the E-Verify system to verify eligibility for employment in the United States.