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Nurse Substitute, On Call - Bug O Nay Ge Shig

Posted on 2018-12-05 3:10:52 PM

Listing expires 2019-01-02 12:00:00 AM

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Position Title: School Nurse Supervisor: Principal Building: Assigned to School Complex: Grades K-12 Terms: Contract Qualifications: The nurse must be uniquely qualified in preventive health, health assessment, and referral procedures. The nurse must demonstrate ability to work with agencies, in collaboration with staff, and with parents and guardians in difficult situations. It is preferred that the nurse has an understanding of working in Tribal communities and the special health needs within those communities that drive health and preventative programs within the school setting. The position requires a registered nurse professional that is licensed by the State of Minnesota. Three years’ experience in a health field is preferred. Position Overview: The School Nurse provides day to day health care services for students. Provides support for good health and prevention practices and responds to illness and injuries. The individual will work in the school setting who strengthens and facilitates the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of children. The major focus of school nursing is to prevent illness and disability, the early detection and correction of health problems. Major Position Duties: REGULAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: List of things to accomplish the job function: NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: What you should or accomplish in the job function? Performance Standards: How will you know the job is done? PROVIDE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS § Provides health and nutritional information to parents and students when requested § Provides advice and recommendations to staff on health and medical questions § Plans vision, hearing, scoliosis, developmental growth benchmarks to identify student needs § Performs various medical screening tests for children to include blood pressure, hearing, and vision. § Functions as liaison for medical and educational personnel. § Attends Directors’ meetings, Safety meetings and School Board meet as required § Obtains health and developmental histories for children visiting the school’s health office and provides contacts with parents as appropriate. § Screens and evaluates findings for deficits in vision, hearing, scoliosis, and developmental growth benchmarks and advises parents and staff of results. § Identifies health finds that are unusual and advises counselors, specialists, and administration of concerns. § Findings of health assessments are conducted with a high degree of confidentiality; assessments provided to critical staff for additional follow-up. DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENTS HEALTH PLANS § Interprets the health status of pupils to school personnel § Initiates referrals to parents, school personnel and community health resources for intervention remediation, and follow through § Provides student health assessments as requested by the SRO, Dean of Students, school counselors and specialists, for possible § Utilizes existing health resources to provide appropriate care of pupils § Compiles chronic illness profile § Provides first aid and illness visits; dispenses medication as needed § Collaborates with the Family Liaison to assess family needs as related to student health § Develops procedures and plans for crisis intervention in concert with the school’s Emergency Team § Acts as a resource person in promoting health careers § Notifies parents or recommends referrals to HIS, community agencies, and administration as appropriate to the needs of children. § Completes and promptly submits required reports to Minnesota Department of health; advises administration of any immediate concerns. § Maintains accurate files on each enrolled student. § Recommends and helps to implement modifications of school programs to meet students’ health needs. § Maintains, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students. § Participates as the health specialists on the Case Management Team to make recommendations for the development of individualized education plans (IEP). § Provides information to adolescents concerning health problems in order to encourage responsible decision-making practices. § Serves as a resource person to teachers, specialists, and administration in health education and intervention strategies. § Assists in the formation of health policies, goals, and objectives for the District. § Plans and implements school health management protocols for the children with chronic health problems, to include the administration of medication, allergy logs, and other report data. COORDINATES WITH COMMUNITY AND STATE AGENCIES § Observes individual children for development and health patterns in making a nursing assessment and possible referral to other agencies for diagnosis requests for Rule 25 or referral to HIS § Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance, and reporting of contagious diseases § Recommends provisions for a healthy school environment that is conducive to learning § Notifies parents or recommends referrals to IHS, community agencies, and administration as appropriate to the needs of children. § Completes and promptly submits required reports to Minnesota Department of Health; advises administration of any immediate concerns. § Aligns preventive programs to Minnesota Department of Health guidelines. HEALTH PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION § Maintains and updates cumulative health records § Develops/revises school health policies, procedures, and on-going requirements set by BIE, Federal, state, and LLBO guidelines § Coordinates the health budget in collaboration with the business manager § Collaborates emergency policies with the Emergency Team and administration § Implements the school’s medication policy and procedure; advises School Board and administration of recommended changes § Prepares first aid kits for all staff. § Establishes daily log for visits. § Completion of federal, state, and RTC reports are done prior to due date and submitted to superintendent for review. § Conducts regular screening for lice. ENGAGE IN PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OPPORTUNIES § Attends ongoing education and training through workshops, meetings, and RTC or community training opportunities § Provides updates to school staff and administration regarding current practices to health guidelines. § Attends training required staff meetings and training opportunities offered through the school’s professional development program. PERFORMAS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED § Functions as mandated reporter PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Stand, walk, bend over, kneel, crouch, reach (low and overhead), grasp, push, and pull. Move, lift, and/or carry up to 30 lbs to shoulder height. 2. Repetitive use of hands to demonstrate fine manipulation, simple grasping, and strength holds. 3. Stand, sit, and /or walk for extended periods of time. 4. Demonstrates normal depth perception. 5. Demonstrates dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard operate standard office equipment, and use of telephone. 6. See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without visual aids.

Position Title:          School Nurse

Supervisor:              Principal

Building:                   Assigned to School Complex: Grades K-12

Terms:                      Contract

Qualifications:       The nurse must be uniquely qualified in preventive health, health assessment, and referral procedures.  The nurse must demonstrate ability to work with agencies, in collaboration with staff, and with parents and guardians in difficult situations.  It is preferred that the nurse has an understanding of working in Tribal communities and the special health needs within those communities that drive health and preventative programs within the school setting. The position requires a registered nurse professional that is licensed by the State of Minnesota. Three years’ experience in a health field is preferred.  

Position Overview:  The School Nurse provides day to day health care services for students.  Provides support for good health and prevention practices and responds to illness and injuries. The individual will work in the school setting who strengthens and facilitates the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of children. The major focus of school nursing is to prevent illness and disability, the early detection and correction of health problems. 

 

Major Position Duties:

REGULAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

List of things to accomplish the job function:

NECESSARY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: What you should or accomplish in the job function?

Performance Standards:

How will you know the job is done?

PROVIDE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

§  Provides health and nutritional information to parents and students when requested

 

§  Provides advice and recommendations to staff on health and medical questions

 

 

§  Plans vision, hearing, scoliosis, developmental growth benchmarks to identify student needs

 

§  Performs various medical screening tests for children to include blood pressure, hearing, and vision. 

§  Functions as liaison for medical and educational personnel.

 

§  Attends Directors’ meetings, Safety meetings and School Board meet as required

 

 

§  Obtains health and developmental histories for children visiting the school’s health office and provides contacts with parents as appropriate.

 

§  Screens and evaluates findings for deficits in vision, hearing, scoliosis, and developmental growth benchmarks and advises parents and staff of results.

 

§  Identifies health finds that are unusual and advises counselors, specialists, and administration of concerns.

 

§  Findings of health assessments are conducted with a high degree of confidentiality; assessments provided to critical staff for additional follow-up.

 

DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENTS HEALTH PLANS

§  Interprets the health status of pupils to school personnel

 

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

 

§  Provides student health assessments as requested by the SRO, Dean of Students, school counselors and specialists, for possible

 

§  Utilizes existing health resources to provide appropriate care of pupils

 

§  Compiles chronic illness profile

 

§  Provides first aid and illness visits; dispenses medication as needed

 

§  Collaborates with the Family Liaison to assess family needs as related to student health

§  Develops procedures and plans for crisis intervention in concert with the school’s Emergency Team

 

§   Acts as a resource person in promoting health careers

§  Notifies parents or recommends referrals to HIS, community agencies, and administration as appropriate to the needs of children.

 

§  Completes and promptly submits required reports to Minnesota Department of health; advises administration of any immediate concerns.

 

§  Maintains accurate files on each enrolled student.

 

§  Recommends and helps to implement modifications of school programs to meet students’ health needs.

 

§  Maintains, evaluates, and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual needs of students.

 

§  Participates as the health specialists on the Case Management Team to make recommendations for the development of individualized education plans (IEP).

§  Provides information to adolescents concerning health problems in order to encourage responsible decision-making practices.

 

§  Serves as a resource person to teachers, specialists, and administration in health education and intervention strategies.

 

§  Assists in the formation of health policies, goals, and objectives for the District.

 

§  Plans and implements school health management protocols for the children with chronic health problems, to include the administration of medication, allergy logs, and other report data.

 

COORDINATES WITH COMMUNITY AND STATE AGENCIES

§  Observes individual children for development and health patterns in making a nursing assessment and possible referral to other agencies for diagnosis requests for Rule 25 or referral to HIS

 

§  Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases through preventive immunization programs, early detection, surveillance, and reporting of contagious diseases

 

§  Recommends provisions for a healthy school environment that is conducive to learning

§  Notifies parents or recommends referrals to IHS, community agencies, and administration as appropriate to the needs of children.

 

§  Completes and promptly submits required reports to Minnesota Department of Health; advises administration of any immediate concerns.

 

§  Aligns preventive programs to Minnesota Department of Health guidelines.

HEALTH PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

§  Maintains and updates cumulative health records

 

§  Develops/revises school health policies, procedures, and on-going requirements set by BIE, Federal, state, and LLBO guidelines

 

§  Coordinates the health budget in collaboration  with the business manager

§  Collaborates emergency policies with the Emergency Team and administration

 

§  Implements the school’s medication policy and procedure; advises School Board and administration of recommended changes

 

§  Prepares first aid kits for all staff.

 

§  Establishes daily log for visits.

 

§  Completion of federal, state, and RTC reports are done prior to due date and submitted to superintendent for review.

 

 

§  Conducts regular screening for lice.

ENGAGE IN PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OPPORTUNIES

§  Attends ongoing education and training through workshops, meetings, and RTC or community training opportunities

§  Provides updates to school staff and administration regarding current practices to health guidelines.

 

§  Attends training required staff meetings and training opportunities offered through the school’s professional development program.

PERFORMAS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

§  Functions as mandated reporter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.      Stand, walk, bend over, kneel, crouch, reach (low and overhead), grasp, push, and pull.  Move, lift, and/or carry up to 30 lbs to shoulder height. 

2.      Repetitive use of hands to demonstrate fine manipulation, simple grasping, and strength holds.

3.      Stand, sit, and /or walk for extended periods of time.

4.      Demonstrates normal depth perception.

5.      Demonstrates dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard operate standard office equipment, and use of telephone.

6.      See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without visual aids.