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Elementary Nurse - 1.0 FTE

Posted: Continuous 2012-04-06
Available: 08/03/12

Position:           Nurse

Reports to:        Principal

Contract:           190 days - New Employee

                        187 days - Returning Employee


I.          General Responsibilities

The school nurse is responsible for the implementation of a building health plan.  The school nurse supports the district health curriculum. 

II.          Examples of Duties 

A.    Services

1.       Assumes the primary responsibility for implementing the control of communicable disease in the school for protection of students and school personnel.  Conducts annual blood borne pathogen education to the school staff.

2.       Reports health condition to state and local health departments and to parents or guardians, and school administrator.

3.       Reviews health status of pupils.

4.       Conducts vision, hearing and scoliosis screening and makes appropriate referrals.

5.       Assumes responsibility for implementing medication policies in the school district.

6.       Administrator's first-aid.

7.       Obtains medical diagnoses and oversees implementation of recommendations. 

B.     Professional Relations

1.   Manages special health needs of students.

2.   Identified students in need of off campus instruction and communicates with professionals and parent involved.

3.   Works with students regarding their developmental progress and behavior.

4.   Communicates with parents concerning their child's health.

5.   Works with community agencies and groups to help develop good health practices.

6.   Interacts positively with other staff members.

7.   Works with administrators requiring compliance of students and parents with immunization and communicable disease laws as mandated by the state and school district policies. 

C.      Standards of Practice/Growth

1.       Meets the state and district certification requirements.

2.       Fulfills routine requests made by supervisory and administrative staff promptly and cooperatively.

3.       Avails self of opportunities for professional improvement.

4.       Participates in staff development activities.

5.       Adheres to the ethical standards of the nursing profession. 

III.       Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Registered Nurse required.

Valid Kansas Nursing License


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Shawnee Mission School District

7235 Antioch
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
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