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School District Nurse

Corvallis, OR

Details

Hiring Company

Corvallis School District

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$16,450 - $31,876 / year


Position Description

FTE: .80 to 1.0 full-time.
FLSA: Licensed (Professional)
Contract Status: Temporary
Start Date: As soon as possible - open until filled
Calendar: 200 day calendar
Notes: This is a brief description/summary of the position. 

PURPOSE:  The primary purpose of this position is to develop, implement, and monitor a district wide student health services program in compliance with state law, District policy and effective health practices. Additional responsibilities include delivery of direct nursing services to students and coordination of employee health services and training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-045).  The following are examples of principle duties; however, any one position may not cover all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform.

  • Assist staff in identifying student medical needs at school, develop care plans for the students, delegate nursing tasks according to state nursing guidelines, and train staff to carry out these support services
  • Train staff in protocols for students with health conditions that may include the need for catheterization, shots, respiratory therapy, feeding tubes, etc.
  • Acts as a resource person for the district and schools in health-related matters
  • Assists in identification and observation of students to detect health needs
  • Establish appropriate screening tests and do referral and follow-up as necessary on students
  • Conduct and/or supervise school health screenings
  • Consults with  Superintendent, Risk Manager, HR Director, parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on school health matters when appropriate
  • Follow up with students having chronic or numerous absences that may be health-related
  • Make referrals to health agencies as appropriate
  • Develop necessary information with regard to individual health problems of students and disseminate this information to those teachers and keep administration advised of these health concerns
  • By administrative or teacher request, conduct presentations and lessons to students or staff on health-related matters
  • Monitor any medical treatment and/or medication given to students while attending school
  • Advise on exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases
  • Assist school personnel in establishing sanitary conditions in schools
  • Participate in health education and safety programs where it is appropriate
  • Review all student and staff accident forms, as requested by administration
  • Act as liaison agent to local, state and national health agencies
  • Assist the Administration in implementing District policies and rules, and school improvement efforts
  • Attends district meetings and serves on committees as requested
  • Perform such other tasks as may seem to be appropriate to the Board or Administration

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree with current valid Oregon Registered Nurse License required
  • Ability to act as a resource person for the district and schools in health-related matters
  • Ability to be cognizant and informed  of health problems and concerns of students and staff
  • Ability to submit recommendations that are necessary to better serve student health needs
  • Ability to teach/train staff on health protocols, medical administration, epi-pen administration, best practices, etc.
  • Ability to monitor and supervise that the necessary paperwork for tracking medical procedures, health protocols, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively in an environment which can be both physically and emotionally fatiguing; perform physically demanding requirements of the job

The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups.



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