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Nurse Job In Colorado Springs, Colorado

Published 2023-09-07
Expires 2023-07-30
ID #1834355190
Nurse Job In Colorado Springs, Colorado
United States, Colorado, Colorado Springs,
Published September 7, 2023


Summary of Function

The school nurse is a member of the total educational team 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 the following services as established by the Standards of School Nursing Practice and in accordance with the Colorado Nurse Practice Act.

Job Description-

Manages communicable disease outbreaks.

Directs the immunization program.

Oversees delegated nursing tasks. Develops and implements health care plans Serves as liaison between teachers, administrators, parents, and community health care providers.

Provides for the care of acute health care needs, including emergencies. Conducts health assessments, including all required evaluations for students with suspected disabilities.

Oversees vision and hearing screening programs.

Oversees the medication administration policy of schools Prepares and submits appropriate reports and written summaries, including all required documentation for Medicaid reimbursement.

Understand and demonstrate knowledge in the development of healthcare plans.

Knowledge of medication administration policy Knowledge of delegation practices to include training, supervision, and documentation.

Knowledge of health issues commonly associated with school-age children.

Knowledge of child and adolescent development Knowledge of subject areas, curriculum, and standards-based education.

Knowledge of special education identification processes.

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

Knowledge of the general organization and functions of a public school system.

Ability to communicate effectively and resolve conflict with students, parents, and community groups.

Good organization and communication skills.

Demonstrates accomplishments in keeping professionally current.

Qualifications :

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Appropriate State (CDE) licensure/certification Organizational Relationships Reports to Principal Working Conditions Work is performed in a typical school setting or office environment

Physical Demands :

The work requires periods of physical activity. Typical positions require workers to walk or stand for long periods of time, lift and carry up to 20 | pounds, climb stairs, bend, reach, hold, grasp and turn objects, and use fingers to operate computers or typewriter keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally and use normal or aided vision and hearing.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Nurse

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