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Date: Nov 26, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Nurse - District-WideJobID: 36756
Position Type:
Certified Professional/School Nurse
Date Posted:
10/25/2016
Department:
District-Wide
Location:Area:Job Category:
Hattie Mae White Bldg.NorthwestCertified Educational Support Staff
Job Code:Contract Type:Months:
30000066
Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:
51,500.0071,500.00

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  • How Nurse Salaries are Determined
  • Nurse - 000069 000961 001069 (rev 8 22 16).docx
POSITION TITLE: School Nurse

Job Code: 000069, 000961, 001069

GRADE: RT

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for implementation of health programs, health counseling with pupils, parents, and school personnel, provision of preventive health services, augmentation of health education programs, and liaison with the school community.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:
  • Develops, implements, and monitors health care plans and emergency plans for designated students.
  • Participates in program planning to meet the needs of students with special health care needs.
  • Utilizes case management and the nursing process to manage the health care of students with chronic illness.
  • Provides direct health care, emergency first aid care, medication administration, and related health services according to state laws and HISD policies and procedures.
  • Provides preventive health care by: assessing the safety needs of students, conducting state mandated screening programs, including referral and follow-up; recognizing, reporting, and using control measures for communicable diseases; and monitoring and providing follow-up on immunization compliance.
  • Provides students and families with health and medical resources and assists families with access to medical care.
  • Conducts age-appropriate health programs and activities in collaboration with school staff.
  • Counsels students and families on health conditions.
  • Collaborates with community agencies and campus staff to implement a comprehensive school health program and the development of campus health program goals.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
  • Registered Nurse (R.N.) with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Currently licensed as a R.N. in the State of Texas
  • CPR/AED Certification

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum requirment of 1 year experience practicing as a regisered nurse.
  • The ability to implement emergency care including the ability to independently respond to an emergency, perform CPR, administer emergency medications, and other lifesaving measures within standard practice guidelines.
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms, both internally and externally.
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, drive and/or be mobile.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license with applicable insurance coverage.




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