TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE
: The School Nurse is responsible for health
services at the building level. The nurse acts as a
resource for the prevention and control of communicable
diseases, provides assessments of illness or injury with
appropriate intervention or referral, conducts a variety of
health related screenings, oversees the administration of
prescribed medications, acts as a resource person to parents
and staff and maintains the health records of students.
Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
with a current Connecticut license
Knowledge of the prevention and
control of communicable diseases
Knowledge of current state
medical regulations and school health procedures
Ability to work well with
students and adults
Ability to maintain accurate
Provide emergency care to
students and staff on an as needs basis.
Conduct in-school auditory,
visual and scoliosis screenings as per State of Connecticut
Oversee the implementation of
physical examinations for per-kindergarten, kindergarten,
sixth and tenth grades, inter-scholastic sports
participation, new students entering local school from
Coordinate immunization programs
with the area Health District as required by state statute
and Board of Education policy.
Oversee the administration of
medications, nursing treatments and procedures as prescribed
by the student's physician, dentist, physician's assistant or
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
Confer with and provide
information to parents, staff, administrators, and students
on the prevention and control of illnesses and communicable
Attend team meetings to aid
staff and parents in the interpretation and translation of
significant health problems as needed.
Maintain accurate and detailed
health records on all students and logs of medications
dispensed to students in accordance with State
Attend professional development
programs and maintain nursing skills at a high level of
proficiency as approved by district administration.
Provide individual health
counseling to parents, students and school personnel.
Perform other health related
duties within the scope of current Nursing Practice in the
State of Connecticut as requested by the building principal,
Director of Pupil Personnel, the Superintendent of Schools,
or School Medical Advisor.
2012 - 2013 School
183 Days, 6 ½ and ½ hour for
*NOTE: An individual
possessing a Baccalaurette Degree will receive an annual
stipend of $1,500 to be paid annually.
APPROXIMATE START DATE
: August 22, 2012
: If you are interested this position please apply on
complete an application and upload copies of the
a letter of intent addressed to
Dr. Anthony W. Distasio, Superintendent
resume detailing employment
3 current letters of reference
All applications and supporting documents must be
submitted no later than 3 p.m. EST on May 7, 2012.
The Plymouth School District does
not permit or condone discrimination on the basis of race,
color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, physical
handicap, or age. An applicant may request any needed
accommodation to participate in the job application
process. A ten-day notification is required to arrange
for such accommodation.
Dated: April 23, 2012