District Nurse
2 months ago
Intermediate
Full Time
Southwest / Boise
Job Description

**District School Nurse ** 2020-2021 School Year McCall-Donnelly School District

Title: School Nurse Location: District Wide Position: FTE 1.0

Duties: Job Description is listed below.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a current Idaho pupil personnel services certificate with a school nurse endorsement and have experience. Or ability to obtain prior to September 1st 2020.

Salary: Dependent on District Salary Schedule

Posting Date: June 2, 2020

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

If you have any questions or interest, contact Superintendent Jim Foudy, via email: jfoudy@mdsd.org.

To apply, please find the “Fast Track” link under employment opportunity on the district’s webpage.

McCall-Donnelly School District #421 Bianca Imel, District Secretary-Board Clerk 120 Idaho St McCall, ID 83638

Equal Opportunity Employer & Veteran's Preference given to eligible veterans.

** QUALIFICATIONS **

Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a School Nurse Endorsement

Minimum experience as determined by the Board of Trustees

Demonstrated expertise in school health nursing practice and emergency procedures

Knowledge of child growth and development, community and family dynamics, current health issues, and wellness education

Knowledge of community health and social services resources

Ability to communicate effectively with non-school health professionals and social service agencies

Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff and community groups and organizations

Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO THE

Superintendent

JOB SUMMARY

To promote health and safety in the school environment and provide health services to students, faculty, and staff. To assist with the teaching of sound health practices.

**MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES **

Health Services and Education

Work in cooperation with the school health professionals, members of the staff, parents, and community health professionals to ensure a healthy school climate and to minimize absence due to illness

Promote a healthy/safe school environment by assisting the administration and staff to maintain safe and sanitary conditions throughout the school

Promptly report issues that may arise to the building principal

Provide emergency care in case of sudden illness and administer first aid in case of injury to students or staff according to established policies and procedures

Be responsible for the availability and maintenance of required medical supplies and equipment

Administer prescribed medication to students in accordance with law and Board policy Provide training and supervision for the emergency administration of epinephrine, automated external defibrillators (AEDs), etc. with designated school staff

Help prevent and control communicable disease through inspections, lectures, exclusion, and readmission of students and staff in keeping with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy

Notify the building principal or his or her designee to arrange for immediate examination of any pupil who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs

Assist the building principal and the child study team in the identification and placement of students with disabilities who need special education services

Provide special health care and related services to meet the needs of students with disabilities

Conduct health services and screening programs as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy

Assist the school nurse with physical examinations

Make referrals and conduct follow up activities as necessary

Collaborate with community and other non-school health agencies to meet the health needs of children and families

Participate in the development of a comprehensive health education curriculum

Upon request, assist teachers with instruction of certain health units

Provide information and training on health matters at staff meetings and in-service trainings

Provide information to parents and children in a format that allows them to make better choices that improve their health

Confer with and advise students, parents, and staff members on matters pertaining to the health and safety of students

Administrative Activities

Assist the building principal with the preparation of the school's health budget

Assist in the development of policies and procedures for comprehensive health education and services

Develop and maintain the annual School Nursing Plan in conjunction with the building principal, including determining how basic nursing services will be provided, providing a summary of specific medical needs of individual students and how they will be addressed, determining what emergency nursing services will be available, and providing detailed nursing assignments for all school buildings,

Prepare health and safety reports as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy and as requested by the Building Principal

Report any suspicion of child abuse to local law enforcement or the Department of Health and Welfare, as well as the director of special services and the building principal

Serve on committees as assigned in order to incorporate essential health care information into the deliberations and reports of these committees

Maintain up to date health records on all students including separate records of immunizations and ensure their confidentiality

Other

Participate in the development and implementation of the district’s emergency and crisis management plan

Schedule and supervise health surveys of students and staff

Receive training in the treatment of asthma and maintain a valid current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate

Receive training and certification in the use of AEDs as required by the director of special services and/or the building principal

Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by such efforts as attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications

Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education

Seek assistance should emergencies arise

Represent the school district in a positive manner

Know and follow school district policy and chain of command

Perform other duties as assigned

**EVALUATION **

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the director of special services and/or the building principal in conformance with district policy and IDAPA 08.02.02.120.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

By contract as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.

NOTE

All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

Legal Reference:I.C. § 33-512Governance of Schools I.C. § 33-513Professional Personnel I.C. § 33-513Issuance of Renewable Contracts I.C. § 33-1201Certificate Required I.C. § 33-1210Information on Past Job Performance

IDAPA 8.02.02.027Pupil Personnel Services Certificate

IDAPA 08.02.02.120Local District Evaluation Policy—Teacher and Pupil Personnel Certificate Holders



Equal Opportunity Employer

McCall-Donnelly School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.