Aug 26, 2022

School Nurse - Callaghan Elementary School - Full Time

  • TrulyHired
  • Covington, VA 24426, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

SCHOOL NURSE - Must be Licensed LPN or RN

Licensed RN will be paid an additional annual supplement of $4,000.00

Performs health appraisals of students, including complete health history, screening activities (vision, dental, hearing, scoliosis, height, weight, blood pressure, developmental neurological) and physical assessment for early identification of potential health problems which would impede a child's educational performance and progress.

Implements referrals and follow-up for identified deficiencies for promotion of early corrections to allow students to function to their optimal potential.

Provides emergency and temporary care for the sick and injured, and administers skilled nursing care for pupils as indicated and special treatments as prescribed by a medical provider.

Screens pupil health records to identify chronic health problems, health status and immunization status.

Provides case management activities and develops/implements plan of care for students with chronic diseases who require specialized nursing care/monitoring at school.

Makes home visits to discuss health concerns and needs of students with parents and to promote family involvement.

Assists parents with establishing a "medical home" for their children. Assists parents in obtaining necessary medical evaluations by referral to existing community resources. Refers to appropriate agencies for financial assistance. Assists/facilitates assistance with transportation on a limited basis.

Participates in Medicaid billing activities specifically related to skilled nursing, health assistant services, and EPSDTs. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, nursing assessments, development of plans of care, participation on IEP committees, documentation of services and supervision and training of non-licensed school board employees who provide health assistive care.

Utilizes community resources effectively in helping to meet the health needs of students: health and social service agencies, mental health professionals, private physicians and other medical care providers.

Provides individual health education and health counseling to students, parents, and school personnel regarding health concerns and issues.

Provides health education and resource materials to students in the classroom on general health, fitness, nutrition, dental care, personal hygiene, self-esteem, substance abuse, Family Life Education, and other topics in a comprehensive health education curriculum as schedule allows.

Provides mandated and needed in-services/training for parents and faculties.

Serves as a resource person to teachers and administrators in the control of communicable disease, in suspected cases of child abuse and neglect and in interpretation of local and state health policies and requirements. Consults with local health department as necessary.

Participates as the health professional on the school's Student Support team, an interdisciplinary team to evaluate students with learning and school difficulties. Participates in Child Study, Eligibility, and other school committees relating to health and safety as schedule permits.

Works cooperatively with other members of the school staff.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Nurse Coordinator.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Allied Health
Student Services > School Nurse
Equal Opportunity Employer

Alleghany County Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Fred Vaughan
  • 100 Central Circle
  • Low Moor,Virginia 24457
  • Phone: 540-863-1800
  • Email: click here

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