Substitute School Nurse

Bridgeville, DE 19933, US
Sep 21, 2017
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  • Observes students on an as need basis to detect health concerns.
  • Administers medication and treatment prescribed by physicians.
  • Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student who has suffered an injury or emergency illness.
  • Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures.
  • Implements board policy on exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.




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.


Holds a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited college or university; and,

Holds and maintains a current Registered Nurse license, recognized by the Delaware Board of Nursing;

And; Holds and maintains a valid and current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and in the use

of an automatic external defibrillator (AED).


License from the State of Delaware to practice as a Registered Nurse.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference; as well as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs. Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of parents and the community. The ability to speak clearly and concisely in written and oral communication.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee will occasionally reach forward or above the head more than the average person. Ability to visit various buildings in the district. The employee must occasionally life and/or move and push up to 90 pounds; such as, students and students in wheelchairs. Specific vision abilities required by this ob include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is frequently exposed to infection at a greater risk than the average person. The employee is directly responsible for the safety and well being of students.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed fort his position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Reports To: Principal

Salary Range: From/To: $175.00/day

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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