School Nurse

Location
Savannah, GA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 29, 2020
Ref
1458
Job Category
Support Staff, School Nurse
PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position is responsible for the total health service program in the school(s) according to established guidelines.

REPORTS TO: Director, Risk Management/Lead Nurse
SALARY SCHEDULE: G-10
WORK DAYS: 200
REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Education Level: Graduation from an accredited nursing program
Preferred : Associate's degree

  1. Experience, Skill, and Certification:
  • Valid LPN license (or higher licensure accepted)
  • Two or more years of experience in school or public health
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  1. Provides nursing care for sudden illness or injury by operating the school health room.
  2. Conducts mass screenings and other appraisal activities to assess the health status of students.
  3. Promotes communicable disease control through exclusion/readmission authorization of students having a contagious disease or condition.
  4. Assists students to achieve optimal levels of wellness through individual instruction.
  5. Works with parents, care providers, and community resources to meet students' health needs.
  6. Reviews and assesses student immunization records for required vaccinations.
  7. Assumes responsibility for personal continuing education and professional development.
  8. Secures and maintains first aid and CPR (preferably instructor) certification.
  9. Complies with directions of the lead nurse in regard to nursing practices.
  10. Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness and safety of the school.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Incumbents will be considered "at will." Appropriate pay will be determined based on the Grade as determined by Human Resources and allowable experience. The work calendar will be the 200 days classified calendar. (G-10) Non-exempt

NON-ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
A responsibility is considered to be "non-essential" (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:
  • it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
  • it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.
Note the responsibility number from the list in the "Duties and Responsibilities" section for those responsibilities that could be considered "non-essential" based on this definition.

Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered "non-essential" in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an "individual case" basis.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY DEMANDS
Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.

OFFICE Employees in this category are normally exposed to a typical environment. The employee has some control over the length of time sitting, standing, or ambulating. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies, as well as bending, stooping, or stretching. There is frequent use of computers, telephone, and other standard office equipment, which includes reading, listening, writing, or speaking. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands.

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