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Substitute School Nurse

Company: Ritenour
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

(Posted: 10/24/2023)

POSITION: Substitute School Nurse - District Wide

QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed Registered Nurse

Application Submission Procedure - External Candidates

  • To ensure full consideration, please complete our online application.
  • Applications are accepted only through this process-mailed or emailed application materials will not be considered.
  • Upload letter of interest and resume.
  • All documents are required-partial or incomplete application materials will not be considered or reviewed; please make sure that all documents are uploaded appropriately. Application Submission Procedure - Internal Candidates
    • To ensure full consideration, please "Sign In" as an employee.
    • Click "Staff Website" and then under Quick Links click on "Internal Job Postings," new applicants will create an internal Profile and click on "Job Listings" and apply for the position.
    • If you already have an internal Profile, click on "Job Listings" and apply for position. DEADLINE: Open until filled

      SALARY: Nurse Salary Schedule

      JOB DESCRIPTION

      JOB TITLE: School Nurse

      The school nurse is responsible for carrying out the district's health program, as defined by district policies and the Missouri Department of Health regulations.

      REPORTS TO: Principal

      EXAMPLE (S) of WORK PERFORMED:
      • Applies appropriate nursing theory as the basis for decision making in the school setting.
      • Establishes and maintains a comprehensive school health program.
      • Collects information about the health and developmental status of the student in a systematic and continuous manner.
      • Uses data collected about the health and developmental status of the student to determine a nursing diagnosis.
      • Develops nursing care plans with specific goals and interventions, delineating school nursing actions unique to students' needs.
      • Intervenes as guided by the nursing care plan to implement nursing actions that promote, maintain, or restore health, prevent illness and effect rehabilitation.
      • Assesses student responses to nursing actions in order to revise the database, nursing diagnosis and nursing care plan and to determine progress made toward goal achievement.
      • Collaborates with other professionals in planning to assure quality of health care provided to students.
      • Assists student, families and school personnel to achieve optimal levels of wellness through health education.
      • Assumes responsibility for continuing education and professional development and contributes to the professional growth of others.
      • Participates with others in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating school health and community services that include primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
      • Contributes to nursing and school health through innovations in theory and practice and participation in research.
      • Capacity to support other buildings as necessary
      • Performs other related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (*)

        (*) When a specific assignment has additional or different ESSENTIAL FUNCTION requirements, the differences will be discussed at the time of assignment.

        When a specific assignment has additional or different ESSENTIAL FUNCTION requirements, the differences will be discussed at the time of assignment.
        • Professional staff assignment that requires daily attendance to meet students' needs.
        • Requires independent travel to work sites within a building.
        • Meets with students and parents outside the instructional day.
        • Operates standard medical examination equipment to evaluate student's health.
        • Prepares and maintains written reports.
        • Discusses individual student health programs with teachers, principals, and parents.
        • Provides instruction to other teachers.
        • Provides instruction to students.
        • Observe students to evaluate health problems. Physical Demands(Strength)

          -Exerts 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or

          -Exerts 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or

          -Exerts 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

          KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

          Education Preparation:(Formal and Informal)
          • Licensed Registered Nurse

Keywords: Ritenour, St. Louis , Substitute School Nurse, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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