School Nurse

Summary Information:
Employer: Indianapolis Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: RN (Registered Nurse)
School / Org: Thomas Gregg
Location Indiana
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN4600139139
Posting Date: 20 September 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

School Nurse

Location or Department: Thomas Gregg

Summary: The primary function of the school nurse is to initiate appropriate action in a variety of health problems through direct care, remedial care, referral, or consultation.

Requirements:
Education: B.S.N. R.N. License (Indiana)

License: Indiana School Services: Nurse

Experience:
- At least 3-5 years experience preferably in Community Health or Pediatric Nursing.
- Must possess successful experiences working with a diverse population of students and faculty.

Major Responsibilities:
NURSING PROFICIENCIES Provides Direct Health Care. Renders emergency First Aid care. Administers medication according to IPS policies and procedures. Evaluates health status/complaints of students and takes action. Provides/obtains relevant information to/from physicians, hospitals, and other agencies for referred students. Performs and supervises skilled nursing procedures as ordered by student's physician. Provides Preventive Health Care Schedules and coordinates screening programs. Recognizes and acts on communicable diseases present in the school/community. Acts as a resource on immunization needs. Identifies and reports on environmental hazards. Provides Health Education Acts as a resource person to students and staff members regarding health education. Teaches the principles of health promotion and disease prevention to individuals and groups. Assumes responsibility for in-service programs for school personnel and others regarding health-related issues of students and others. Conducts Health Counseling Encourages and refers parents to obtain medical and dental services for children. Counsels students, teachers and parents on health problems at school and in the community. Gives guidance and support to students with known medical problems.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS Adheres to Timelines and Procedures. Maintains clinic daily log. Records data on health record as needed. Maintains First Aid supplies and health center.

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS Demonstrates Positive Interpersonal Relationships Practices good human relations with students, staff, parents, and community. Promotes positive self-image in students. Exhibits Professional Behavior Demonstrates self-control.

STAFF AND PROFESSIONAL OBLIGATIONS Adheres to Management Requirements and Procedures Is punctual and maintains high attendance standards. Maintains and submits accurate records as required by law, board policy and administrative guidelines. Follows building and district rules and procedures in performing assigned responsibilities.
- Collaborates with teachers and other special service personnel to provide appropriate learning opportunities for students.
- Participates in continuing education programs to increase knowledge, update skills, and maintain certification.
- Promotes Parent Involvement Handles contracts with parents/guardians in an appropriate manner. Maintains confidentiality concerning information about students and their families. Meets with parents/guardians when necessary and appropriate to discuss student health needs.


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