School Nurse -- 7.5 hours per day, 10 months per year. New Mark Middle School.
The school nurse strengthens and facilitates the educational process by identifying and assisting in alleviating or minimizing the effects of health related barriers to learning in individual students and by promoting an acceptable level of wellness for students and staff. The nurse assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, management and/or referral activities, serves as the direct link between physicians, families and community agencies to promote access and continuity of health care for students, provides relevant instruction, counseling and guidance to students, parents, staff and others concerning health – related issues; uphold professional standards, the Missouri Nursing Practice Act and other state and local statues and regulations applicable to school nursing practice; and adheres to district policies.
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