Substitute School Nurse

Location
Middleton, WI, US
Salary
32.00 per hr.
Posted
Nov 13, 2018
Ref
48476
Vacancy Details

Position Type: Nurse
School/Building: Middleton Cross Plains Area School District
Openings: 1
URL: https://www.mcpasd.k12.wi.us/our-district/employments/non-teaching-positions

Contact

Name: Blanche Baker-Vlasak
Title: District Nurse
Email: bvlasak@mcpasd.k12.wi.us
Phone: 608-829-9056
Website: http://www.mcpasd.k12.wi.us/

Position Details

Start Date: As Soon as Possible
Salary/Wage: 32.00 per hr.
Terms/Schedule: 2018-2019 School Year
Appointment Type: Part Time

Description

Substitute on "as needed basis" for the 2018 - 2019 School Year

The School Nurse strengthens and facilitates the educational process by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning in individual students and by promoting an optimal level of wellness for students and staff. The School Nurse assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and/or referral activities; serves as the direct link between physicians, families, and community agencies to assure access and continuity of health care for students; provides relevant instruction, counseling, and guidance to students, parents and staff concerning health-related issues; upholds professional standards, the state Nurse Practice Act, and other state and local statutes and regulations applicable to school nursing practice; and adheres to District policies and administrative guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing (minimum of 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale) required.

Experience in Child Health Care required.

Certification in CPR required.

Valid Wisconsin license as a Registered Professional Nurse.

Valid driver's license required.

Preferred: DPI School Nurse Certification within three (3) years of employment.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Provides basic health services to students including emergency care, dispensing medication and maintaining

health/immunization records. Handles daily illness and injury of students.

Applies appropriate theory as a basis for decision-making in nursing practice.

Maintains a comprehensive school health program including emergency nursing services.

Collects information about the health and developmental status of students in a systematic and continuous manner.

Collects and uses date regarding immunization, health and developmental status of students to determine a nursing diagnosis.

Develops a nursing care plan with specific goals and interventions delineating school-nursing actions unique to students' needs.

Implements nursing actions that promote, maintain, or restore health, prevent illness, and effect rehabilitation.

Assesses student responses to nursing actions in order to revise the database, nursing diagnosis, and nursing care plan and to determine progress made toward

goal achievement.

Collaborates with other staff members in planning to ensure quality of health care provided to students.

Assists students, families, and school personnel to achieve optimal levels of wellness through health education.

Assumes responsibility for continuing education and professional development and contributes to the professional growth of others.

Participates with others in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating school health and community services that include primary, secondary, and tertiary

prevention.

Contributes to nursing and school health through innovations in theory and practice and participation in research.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Direct and/or plan activities of others.

Ability to organize and establish priorities.

Ability to make reasonable independent judgements and decision.

Ability to function as a team member.

Ability to handle confidential matters properly.

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to interact effectively with others.

Demonstrate effective organizational skills.

Exhibit strong public relating skills.

Ability to perform repetitive or short cycle work.

Communicate effectively with staff, students, parents, and other district residents.

Influence people in their opinions, attitudes, and judgments.

Work under specific instructions.

Perform a variety of duties.

Ability to attain precise set limits, tolerances, and standards.

Perform effectively under stress.

General office skills, including typing, filing, record keeping, and data entry.

Candidate Requirements

Years of Experience: 3
Degree: Bachelor

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