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School Nurse at Rowland Unified

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About the Employer

In Rowland, we believe all employees regardless of title have an important role to play in the preparation of our students to meet the challenges of a new century. We believe in providing safe, orderly and clean working conditions for students and staff. We have developed a comprehensive, broad-based instructional program which challenges students at every grade level to meet high state standards. We believe students must be thinkers, problem solvers and team members in order to succeed in this century. We understand that we are part of a larger society and welcome parents and the community members into our schools. We consider our youth to be the most valuable asset of our community.

Job Information

Date Posted: 7/28/2020 Application Deadline: 10/29/2020 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 185
Salary: $56,619-$106,213 (MA+30 or BA+75) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Julissa Jacquez Email: julissa.jacquez@rowlandschools.org
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Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

School Nurse

POSITION:

 Services as a School Nurse include providing services to students/children aged pre-school to 22 years of age through health assist support.  Services as a Nurse include executing all functions related to the primary health care needs of children in the community in which the school based clinic is located.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide primary care health services to children years according to Rowland Unified School District’s clinic procedures and protocols under the supervision of a physician preceptor.
  • Conduct physical examinations to assess students’ hearing, vision and others.
  • Examine students for illness, injury and medical emergency; administer first aid as necessary; document and report unusual or critical cases to appropriate authorities.
  • Monitor and train staff in specialized physical health care procedures; teach a variety of health-related topics on a one–to-one or group basis; conduct parent conferences and counseling related to health issues as necessary.
  • Provide health information and services to students regarding such issues as medications and health care procedures; provide information to school site personnel within the District; communicate with parents, physicians, specialists, physical therapists, and health service agencies.
  • Process paperwork to assure students receive physical exams, immunizations and other examinations and require follow-up care; prepare and maintain various health and other related files, records and reports according to established procedures; assure compliance with State mandates related to health care.
  • Operate a variety of specialized health service office equipment, such as stethoscope, electronic thermometer, ophthalmoscope, otoscope, audiometer, and copier.
  • Refer students, parents or guardians to appropriate community resources for recommended health service programs.
  • Participate as a member of IEP teams as needed; provided input to IEP’s; observe and assess student progress; prepare reports as necessary.
  • Provide in-service training to District personnel regarding specialized physical health care, communicable diseases and other health concerns.
  • Serve on various school committees and attend meetings as assigned.
  • Train and supervise health assistants, specialized health care providers, and or District staff in providing health services to students.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

   •        IEP requirements.

   •        Pediatric or Family Nurse scope of practice in pediatrics.

   •        Medication effects and proper administration procedures.

   •        Genetic and environment disorders, which effect cognitive, motor, visual, and auditory development.

   •        Modern medical terminology, equipment and techniques.

   •        Accepted methods and principles of personal hygiene.

   •        Diagnostic methods for medical conditions and diseases.

   •        Accepted screening/testing techniques for hearing, vision and other screenings.

   •        Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

   •        Oral and written communication skills.

   •        Public health agencies and local health care resources.

   •        Health and safety regulations, mandates, policies and regulations pertaining to a comprehensive student health program.

   •        Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

   •        Record-keeping techniques.

   •        Computer functions including data entry and email processes.

  Ability to:

   •        Provide independent patient care services under the medical direction of a physician preceptor.

   •        Make Clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner.

   •        Work with school aged children.

   •        Perform technical duties related to assigned components of the IEP program.

   •        Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action during routine and emergency situations.

   •        Train and provide health information to parents, students and staff.

   •        Prepare and deliver oral presentations regarding health and safety issues and communicable diseases.

   •        Identify various health needs, and unusual and critical cases such as child abuse, and recommend appropriate action.

   •        Maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports according to established District rules, regulations and State mandates.

   •        Screen students for vision, hearing and other problems.

   •        Counsel and provide health related information to parents of school-aged students.

   •        Establish and maintain files, records, reports, and referrals.

   •        Understand and carry out oral and written directions.

   •        Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

   •        Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or closely related field, graduate of a Nursing program which conforms to the California Board of Registered Nursing Standards as specified in Section 1484. 

 REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/S:

Current California Registered Nurse License, or current California Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner license, and current First Aid/CPR certificate. A valid California Health Services Credential. (If you have not applied for the credential, HR can help you apply for it at time of new hire processing)

LICENSES, CREDENTIALS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

A valid California driver’s license and insurability with the District’s liability carrier.

This Job Description is pending Board Approval.

 

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Thank you for considering Rowland Unified School District, home of multiple award winning schools! RUSD is seeking dynamic individuals who exhibit: • Strong pedagogical skills • Breadth of experience in educational technology • Leadership with a 21st century perspective Rowland Unified serves a diverse, multilingual student community. Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, Korean) applicants are encouraged to apply. Candidate must be/have: A current California Registered Nurse, current California Pediatric or Family Nurse license, and current First Aid/CPR certificate.Valid California Health Services Credential (HR can help you apply for this at time of hire if you have not applied for it yet)

Please submit the following: • Letter of Introduction • Resume • Credential copy (If you have not applied for the credential, HR can help you apply for it at time of new hire processing) • Three letters of recommendation (preferably within the last year and from at least one direct supervisor) • Transcripts (reflecting degree and coursework) All documents in the required documents list must be attached as part of your Ed-join application. We do not accept any faxed, emailed, or mailed documents. The District provides an excellent benefits package including Employee and Dependent Health, Dental, and Vision coverage. Links Related to this Job • California Teaching Incentives (Housing, Grants, Loan Forgiveness, Tax Credits, Signing Bonus', etc.) • California Credential Information • Rowland Schools

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
  • Resume


    Thank you for considering Rowland Unified School District, home of multiple award winning schools! RUSD is seeking dynamic individuals who exhibit: • Strong pedagogical skills • Breadth of experience in educational technology • Leadership with a 21st century perspective Rowland Unified serves a diverse, multilingual student community. Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, Korean) applicants are encouraged to apply. Candidate must be/have: A current California Registered Nurse, current California Pediatric or Family Nurse license, and current First Aid/CPR certificate.Valid California Health Services Credential (HR can help you apply for this at time of hire if you have not applied for it yet)

    Please submit the following: • Letter of Introduction • Resume • Credential copy (If you have not applied for the credential, HR can help you apply for it at time of new hire processing) • Three letters of recommendation (preferably within the last year and from at least one direct supervisor) • Transcripts (reflecting degree and coursework) All documents in the required documents list must be attached as part of your Ed-join application. We do not accept any faxed, emailed, or mailed documents. The District provides an excellent benefits package including Employee and Dependent Health, Dental, and Vision coverage. Links Related to this Job • California Teaching Incentives (Housing, Grants, Loan Forgiveness, Tax Credits, Signing Bonus', etc.) • California Credential Information • Rowland Schools

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      Notice of Non-Discrimination: The Rowland Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

      Comments and Other Information


      Notice of Non-Discrimination: The Rowland Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

       


      Application Deadline

      10/29/2020 4:30 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      7/28/2020

      Contact

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      $56,619-$106,213 (MA+30 or BA+75)

      Length of Work Year

      185

      Employment Type

      Full Time