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7/30/2019
Samantha Travis
(707) 467-5010
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8 hours per day, 5 days per week, 10 months per year, beginning in August 2019, and continuing to June 30, 2020 pending successful fingerprint clearance and submission of a recent tuberculosis screening test as required by the California Education Code.
Full Time
Until Filled
$46.33 - $71.96 hourly base on the Certificated salary schedule. Additional $2,057 awarded annually for a Master’s and $2,742 awarded annually for a Doctorate Degree earned from an accredited college or university (prorated for part time employment).
Date Posted: 7/30/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, 10 months per year, beginning in August 2019, and continuing to June 30, 2020 pending successful fingerprint clearance and submission of a recent tuberculosis screening test as required by the California Education Code.
Salary: $46.33 - $71.96 hourly base on the Certificated salary schedule. Additional $2,057 awarded annually for a Master’s and $2,742 awarded annually for a Doctorate Degree earned from an accredited college or university (prorated for part time employment). Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Samantha Travis
Email: hr@mcoe.us
Phone: (707) 467-5010
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, provide school health and nursing services to Mendocino County Office of Education (MCOE) member districts; promote health and prevention education and safety; and refer students, parents or guardians to appropriate community resources or recommended health service programs. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide school health and nursing services to students of MCOE and member districts; • Conduct health-required screening for vision, hearing and scoliosis; • Assess first-aid needs, communicable diseases and infection-control issues; • Oversee the administration of medication; • Provide consultation and assist school staff, students and families with communicable disease control, first-aid, student health assessments, school site health and safety assessment and related matters; • Promote health and prevention education and safety; • Conduct staff education and inservice training meetings related to specialized health conditions, procedures and medications; • Operate, maintain and assure proper working condition of a variety of specialized medical and screening equipment, such as an audiometer, otoscope, vision screening devices, etc.; • Prepare and maintain a variety of state and other reports as required, such as student progress reports, immunization, hearing and Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP); • Assure proper case management; • Refer students, parents or guardians to appropriate community resources for recommended health service programs; • Assist students and families to access medical health providers; • Participate in health related Individualized Educational Program (IEP) meetings for the assessment and placement of special education students; • Oversee the implementation of Medi-Cal billing for schools, as assigned; • Act as case manager working with families of students who have specialized health care needs and/or chronic health conditions; • Perform related duties as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: KNOWLEDGE OF: • Medication effects and proper administration procedures; • Proper operation of specialized health assessment instruments; • Modern medical terminology, equipment and techniques; • Accepted methods and principles of personal hygiene; • Diagnostic methods for medical conditions and diseases; • IEP requirements; • Accepted 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; • Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment; • Record-keeping techniques. ABILITY TO: • Screen students for vision, hearing and other developmental medical problems; • 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, unusual and critical cases, and recommend appropriate action; • Maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports according to established County Office rules, regulations and state mandates; • Counsel and provide health related information to parents of school-aged students; • Establish and maintain files, records, reports and referrals; • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; • Plan and organize work; • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures; • Adapt to periodic heavy workload; • Maintain regular and reliable attendance. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: EDUCATION: • A Bachelor of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing, health education or closely related field. EXPERIENCE: • Three (3) years of nursing experience, with one (1) year in a community health setting is desirable. CREDENTIALS, LICENSES, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Possess a valid School Health Services Credential or Provisional Credential; • Possess a valid California State License at the level of a Registered Nurse; • Possess a valid First-Aid and CPR Certificate; • Possess a valid School Audiometrist Certificate; • Possess or obtain upon employment, a valid California Driver License; • Provide proof of automobile insurability; • Meet the physical requirements necessary to perform assigned duties safely and effectively, including lifting fifty (50) pounds on an occasional basis and in excess of fifty (50) pounds with assistance. WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: • Office, school, campus and community environment; • Driving a vehicle to conduct work as assigned by the position. PHYSICAL ABILITIES: • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate various equipment; • Seeing to read a variety of materials; • Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time; • Walking, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, bending over, grasping, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling and moving, lifting and/or carrying 0-50 pounds to waist height. HAZARDS: • Potential for contact with bodily fluids, blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases; • Driving a vehicle during adverse weather conditions.

Requirements for Applying

To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit: • An online application • A cover letter addressing specific competencies for the position • A resume with clearly described education and employment background, including dates of employment at each organization, and compensation history • Three (3) letters of recommendation • A certified copy of required Degree or Credential(s) and transcripts will be due at time of hire

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing; • Three (3) years of nursing experience, with one (1) year in a community health setting is desirable; • Possess a valid School Health Services Credential or Provisional Credential; • Possess a valid California State License at the level of a Registered Nurse; • Possess a valid First-Aid and CPR Certificate; • Possess a valid School Audiometrist Certificate; • Possess or obtain upon employment, a valid California Driver License; • Provide proof of automobile insurability; • Meet the physical requirements necessary to perform assigned duties safely and effectively, including lifting fifty (50) pounds on an occasional basis and in excess of fifty (50) pounds with assistance.

Requirements for Applying

To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit: • An online application • A cover letter addressing specific competencies for the position • A resume with clearly described education and employment background, including dates of employment at each organization, and compensation history • Three (3) letters of recommendation • A certified copy of required Degree or Credential(s) and transcripts will be due at time of hire

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college or university in nursing; • Three (3) years of nursing experience, with one (1) year in a community health setting is desirable; • Possess a valid School Health Services Credential or Provisional Credential; • Possess a valid California State License at the level of a Registered Nurse; • Possess a valid First-Aid and CPR Certificate; • Possess a valid School Audiometrist Certificate; • Possess or obtain upon employment, a valid California Driver License; • Provide proof of automobile insurability; • Meet the physical requirements necessary to perform assigned duties safely and effectively, including lifting fifty (50) pounds on an occasional basis and in excess of fifty (50) pounds with assistance.

      BASIC FUNCTION Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, provide school health and nursing services to Mendocino County Office of Education (MCOE) member districts; promote health and prevention education and safety; and refer students, parents or guardians to appropriate community resources or recommended health service programs. BENEFITS Health, vision, and dental insurance benefits are provided for employees and their families at a shared cost. Participation is mandatory. This will provide coverage for the employee, their spouse and eligible dependents. Employee will be a member of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) and may elect to become a member of the Mendocino County Federation of School Employees. MCOE does not participate in the Social Security system. SPECIAL NOTES Potential applicants are advised that the meeting of stated job requirements does not assure invitation to interview. This position may be temporarily filled by a substitute or in-house employee who may also be a candidate. All candidates are welcome to make inquiries at any time. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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      BASIC FUNCTION Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, provide school health and nursing services to Mendocino County Office of Education (MCOE) member districts; promote health and prevention education and safety; and refer students, parents or guardians to appropriate community resources or recommended health service programs. BENEFITS Health, vision, and dental insurance benefits are provided for employees and their families at a shared cost. Participation is mandatory. This will provide coverage for the employee, their spouse and eligible dependents. Employee will be a member of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) and may elect to become a member of the Mendocino County Federation of School Employees. MCOE does not participate in the Social Security system. SPECIAL NOTES Potential applicants are advised that the meeting of stated job requirements does not assure invitation to interview. This position may be temporarily filled by a substitute or in-house employee who may also be a candidate. All candidates are welcome to make inquiries at any time. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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