School Nurse LPN – K48

  • REPORTS TO: Building Principal
    DEPARTMENT: Health
     
    JOB DESCRIPTOR:K48
    SCHEDULE: S D
     
    DATE:
    NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    To act under the general direction of the building principal and the guidance of the assigned registered nurse. To perform those duties required by school nurses to meet specific requirements as listed in state statutes and local school district policy under the direction of a registered nurse. Perform duties related to the overall health care of students in the school system and other duties as assigned under the direction of a registered nurse.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Prepares and develops budget(s) for each school's medical needs on an annual basis.
    Provides instruction to staff members in giving emergency care.
    Provides instruction to identified staff in CPR/First Aid.
    Provides instruction to all staff on Bloodborne Pathogens/mode of transmission/prevention.
    Provides instruction to staff members and community members on the proper immunization status for students within the school system.
    Participates on the Multi-discipline Assessment Team regarding students being referred for Special Education Services.
    Acts as a liaison between home, school and community resources.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    Assists the building principal and assigned registered nurse in performing duties that meet the requirements of allowed duties.  
    Assists with the development of school district policy(ies) related to the health care of students and staff within the school district.
    Follows all school district policies and procedures.
    Provides technical assistance to staff members in the area of health care education and management under the direction of an assigned registered nurse.
    Assists with the development of health curriculum for the school district.
    Assists classroom teachers with teaching health-related education.
    Performs other duties as assigned.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:
    Possess the ability to work with various personality types.
    Possess sound emotional judgment.
    Possess visual acuity, aided or non-aided, to read and interpret accurately written reports of a technical nature.
    Possess the ability to enunciate clearly and communicate positively throughout the work day.
    Possess the ability to follow and successfully complete both written and oral directions.
    Possess the ability to calculate accurately.
    Possess a knowledge of basic computer commands to run software related to word processing applications on a personal computer.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
    Possess current license to practice as a licensed professional nurse in Wyoming.
    Twelve (12) semester hours of education courses is preferred.
    EQUIPMENT USED:
         Personal Computer
         Typewriter
         Photocopy Machine
         Duplication Machine
         Adding Machine/Calculator
         Video Play-back Equipment
         Assistive Technology Equipment     
         Audiometer/w or w/o tympanometer
         Otoscope
         Sphygmometer
         Vision Screening Machines
         Nebulizer
     
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    Possess visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer monitor for at least part of the day.
    Possess sufficient strength to lift boxes or equipment that may weigh as much as 50 pounds and be able to move them as far as 50 feet.
    Possess sufficient strength and stamina to remain seated for periods as long as 2 hours without fatigue or discomfort.
    Possess sufficient strength and stamina to remain standing for periods as long as 2 hours without fatigue or discomfort.
    Possess sufficient strength and stamina to remain in a "squatting" position for some period of time during the school day without fatigue or discomfort.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    Air conditioned buildings.
    Occasional exposure to weather extremes.
    Occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials.
    Frequent exposure to various supplies containing hazardous materials or chemicals.