METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Electronic application can be accessed on the district website at http://www.grpublicschools.org/. A valid Michigan teaching certificate or “Letter of Eligibility” must be submitted to be considered. No paper applications/resumes will be accepted. No telephone calls please. Questions may be directed to email@example.com
40 Hours per week, flexible schedule, may include summer school
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Reports to Nursing Supervisor
Location - Franklin Campus
Coordinates staff assignments and substitute coverage to deliver nursing services within the district on a daily basis. Responds to staff ill calls and arranges nursing coverage with reassignment of nurses (RN, LPN or CHW) or initiating substitute coverage from the on-call list.
Essential Functions include the following:
- Receives calls and arranges coverage for leave requests from staff who will be absent from work. Coordinates nursing services on a day to day basis in order for students with medical needs to attend school in the most cost effective manner possible.
- Days and hours of calls are variable and may occur Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM and Coordinator must be on call whenever nurses are scheduled to work. This may include summer school for general and special education students.
- Communicates and collaborates with students/families, nurses and administration regarding student health care issues. Acts as facilitator or active problem-solver in complex situations as warranted.
- Acts as an informational resource to the educational and health care team in matters of interpretation of district policies/procedures/ protocols, risk management, safety, advocacy, management and other related areas.
- Responsible for timely dissemination of relevant information to the Nursing Supervisor and the Director of Health School Health Program and other key personnel.
- Makes rounds throughout the district to assess service delivery and mentor, coach and guide nurses and Community Health Workers to provide services that meet district standards, policies and procedures.
- Performs quality assurance audits and data review as required and provides written reports to the Nursing Supervisor and Director of School Health Programs.
- Supports district contingency plans (such as Disaster,etc.) in collaboration with the Director of School Health Programs, Supervisor and district administrative team.
- Supervises the activities of substitute nurses and community health workers. Facilitates the training and continuing education of substitute nurses.
- Provides support to assigned staff to ensure effective and efficient delivery of nursing services.
- Assists in selection and training, development, and evaluation of substitute nurses. Reports concerns to nursing supervisor in accordance with district policies and procedures.
- Actively participates in safety initiatives and risk mitigating measures where appropriate.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education Experience, Licensure and Certification
1. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
2. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing required.
3. Certification in school nursing preferred.
4. Three years recent, relevant clinical experience.
5. Effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
6. Effective patient assessment skills.
7. Time management and organizational skills.
8. Self-directed. Independently mobile.
9. Ability to make quality, independent decisions.
10. Analytical and strong problem solving skills. Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions.
11. Working knowledge of computers.
12. Ability to instruct and direct the work of others.
13. Maintenance of CPR and first aid certification.
14. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to nursing practice in order to meet the needs of students.
15. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse students, peers, parents and community.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:
· Sit, stand, walk, run, stoop and kneel or work on the floor.
· lift up to a 60 pound weight load
· Bend, push and/or pull loads, such as pushing children in wheelchairs or moving/rearranging furniture or assisting students with standing, transferring and walking.
· Physically restrain students, when required.
· Close and distance vision, with depth perception.
· Hearing abilities including auscultation using a stethoscope.
This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to the job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified