School Nurse

Bridgeville, DE 19933, US
Mar 22, 2018
Job Category
Support Staff, School Nurse
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Maintains health files on all children as required by law or guidelines. Prepares health care plans for involved students and supervises the implementation of required health care procedures.

- Observes students on an as need basis to detect health concerns.
- Instructs teachers on screening students for health defects.
- Administers medication and treatment prescribed by physicians.
- Conducts parent conferences and maintains liaison between physicians, parents and staff.
- Makes recommendations to primary care physician on health needs of individual students.
- Maintains up to date cumulative health records on all students requiring nursing intervention reports to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics and other agencies on student health matters.
- 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.
- Conducts training for students related to handicap, health and hygiene.
- Assists school personnel in maintaining sanitary standards in schools.


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); and,
Completes within eighteen (18) months of hire, ninety (90) clock hours of training approved by the
Department consisting of school nursing, health education, testing and screening, counseling and
guidance, and introduction to exceptional children.

An educator must also have met the following experience requirement:
Has completed a minimum of three (3) years of supervised clinical nursing experience.

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 lift 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 Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, re-advertise and/or withdraw the position. The Woodbridge School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or educational programs, services, or activities, based on race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap, in accordance with State and Federal Laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Start Date: August 2018

Salary Range: From/To: Based upon level of education and years of related, full-time experience.

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

Use of any published data or content on this web site is prohibited without the written consent of the Delaware Department of Education.

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