Reports To: Director
of Pupil Services, Superintendent
Qualifications: 1. Valid driver's license.
State of Ohio RN license with school nurse edorsement. 3. Professional
tact, diplomacy and presentation with administrators, staff, teachers,
students, parents and the community.
and assumes responsibility for own work performance.
health, high moral character and good attendance record.
enthusiasm and a sincere desire to aid all students.
Description: As a member of the educational team, the school
nurse promotes an atmosphere for healthy learning by encouraging a state of
physical and emotional wellness for all students; will participate in and
provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each district student
by minimizing absence due to illness; and create a climate of health and
well-being in the district’s schools.
1. Assist with primary, secondary and tertiary
prevention of disease and other health problems by observation, assessment,
screenings, referral and follow-up.
This is to include health screenings as required by the State of Ohio
and local policy.
2. Assist with development and implementation of
health policies, health-related forms and the training ans supervision of
health clinic personnel as needed.
3. Implement, with building administrator, policy
and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious
4. Maintain up-to-date cumulative health records
on all students and keep other health-related records as needed including
confidential records where necessary.
entering students’ health records, advise parents and report known immunization
violations to the principal.
staff and administration informed of student health conditions and advise on
modification of the educational program to meet health needs of the individual
responsibility for maintaining first aid supplies in clinics as needed.
first aid when needed.
to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics and other agencies on school
with students and parents regarding an understanding of health problems or
special needs and assist with obtaining needed services.
in cooperation with the local health department and refer or participate with
students and families as needed for home visits.
and submit reports for the superintendent and other agencies as required.
school personnel in maintaining sanitary and safe conditions in school.
committee meetings and conferences regarding health service and health
in and sometimes direct inservice and educational programs.
as a resource and advisory person in areas of health, health education and
health careers for students and staff.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as
responsible, intelligent human beings.
instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and
other duties related to the role of speech and language pathologist as assigned
by the director of pupil services and/or superintendent.
ADDITIONAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue.
operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions.
interaction among unruly children.