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Pre-Nursing Secondary Vocational Teacher

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Summary Information:
Employer: Detroit Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Nursing
Vocational Education
School / Org: Detroit Public Schools
Location Detroit, Michigan
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN291746
Posting Date: 11 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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

Pre-Nursing Secondary Vocational Teacher

Location: Ben Carson H.S. of Science & Medicine

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary Range: $35,682.30 - $56,097.90

Reports to: Director/Designee

Must be able to verify whether U.S. citizen, resident alien, or otherwise authorized to accept employment in the U.S.

Must possess and provide evidence of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from an institution accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools or an equivalent agency. Must also possess a valid Registered Nurse License. Candidate with teaching certificate are preferred. Non-certified candidates must agree to enroll in a certified teaching institute, working toward a Michigan Teacher Certificate.

Competency-based curriculum development experience desired. Candidate must have at least four (4) years (8000 hours) of experience. Two (2) years (4000 hours) must be within the last six (6) years preceding submission of application. The right candidate must be student-focused and foster a position student-learning environment. Candidate will assess student learning. Candidate must be able to work cooperatively with his/her peers. (CANDIDATE MUST PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF REGISTERED NURSING EXPERIENCE AT TIME OF APPLICATION.)

Regular Attendance is critical; must have an exemplary attendance record.

Physical Condition

Must be physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined with or without accommodations.

Proof of education must be submitted at time of application (i.e. resume, transcripts, certifications). Applications without the requested credentials will not be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Understand and demonstrate knowledge in development of health care plans

Knowledge of medication administration policy

Knowledge of delegation practices to include training, supervision, monitoring and documentation

Knowledge of health issues commonly associated with general education school age children

Knowledge of child and adolescent development

Knowledge of general education identification processes and timeframes

Ability to demonstrate knowledge of district policy and state and federal laws regarding nursing services for general education students

Knowledge of the general organization and functions of The Detroit Public Schools Community District system

Good organization and communication skills

Demonstrates accomplishments in keeping professionally current

Essential Functions:
Ensures that the health needs of general education students are addressed during the school day and communicated to parents/guardians in a timely manner

Maintains documentation log of students assessed, evaluated and treated during the school day

Manages communicable diseases, ensures follow up and provides documentation to the local health department

Monitors and assists with immunization compliance in accordance to State of Michigan requirements in assigned schools

Provides training, oversight and monitoring of delegated nursing tasks

Develops and implements health care plans and other required health care documentation forms

Serves as liaison between teachers, administrators, parents, and community health care providers

Provides for the care of acute, chronic and emergent health needs of students

Conducts health assessments, including all required evaluations for students with suspected disabilities

Provides training, oversight and monitors competency of medication administration in schools

Plans, develops and coordinates health presentations for professional development upon request

Prepares and submits appropriate reports and written summaries as requested, including all required documentation for Medicaid reimbursement.

Makes appropriate assessments and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter.

Authorize Personal Care Forms as appropriate for students on their caseloads or otherwise known to nurse

All other duties as assigned by the Nursing Supervisor and/or Principal

Nursing Functions:
The school nurse is a member of the total educational team with a primary focus on health promotion and disease prevention, who instructs and directs children and staff to promote the mental and physical health of students so that they may participate in and benefit from the educational program. To accomplish this task, the nurse will perform or supervise the performance of nursing services as established by the National Association of School Nurses and in accordance with the Michigan Nurse Practice Act.

Communication Function:
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations and resolve conflict with students, teachers, parents, and community groups

Keeps Principal/Director or designee informed of critical issues related to students health care as they arise

Provides health services, classroom, parent group and staff education, information and counseling in an effective and positive manner to enhance the health and wellness of the school community.

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