School Nurse - Morris Early Childhood Center

Milford, DE 19963, US
Apr 10, 2018
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Close Date:

Location: Morris

Vacancy: The Milford School District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of school nurse. This position requires three years clinical experience, Bachelors in Nursing, RN license and CPR card. All applicants must be certified as a school nurse in the state of Delaware or be qualified to obtain such certification. The successful candidate will demonstrate managerial skills required of a fast-paced work environment and possess proficient oral and written communication skills. Experience in school or school-related settings is preferred. All interested and qualified persons are invited to complete an online application at .

  • Three years of clinical experience
  • Bachelors in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse license
  • CPR card
  • School Nurse certification
  • Experience in a school or school-related setting is preferred.

Reports to: Principal

Job Goal: To advocate for the health and well-being of students, staff, and the community by implementing federal, state, and local policies and guidelines.

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Assists the district and the medical community in developing school health policies and programs.
  • Participates in work of health curriculum committees.
  • Conducts school programs of immunization, physical examinations, and sight and hearing testing as directed by the district.
  • Observes students on a regular basis to detect health needs.
  • Maintains up-to-date cumulative health records on all students.
  • Reports to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on student health matters as directed by the district.
  • Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician or state/local emergency health personnel, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered an injury or emergency illness while on school district property.
  • Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures.
  • Makes recommendations to medical personnel on health needs of individual students.
  • Implements Board policy and state regulations on exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.
  • Participates in professional growth opportunities and maintains required licenses and certifications.
  • Assists school personnel in maintaining sanitary standards in schools.
  • Provides professional development and training in health trends, issues, and practices to district and school personnel.
  • Attend student IEP meetings as needed.
  • Accompany students on fieldtrips as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned within the scope of services provided by medical professionals.

Terms of Employment: School nurses are employed for a 10-month year.

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All internal and qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and a current resume to: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963.

All external and qualified applicants are required to complete the online application at . External applicants should click on the link Employment at the top of the page. Applicants will be directed to the Join DE Schools website. At the bottom of the page click on the link External Employees Click here to login and apply. Only completed applications will be considered and must include:
  • Resume
  • Copies of transcripts indicating Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Copy of RN license
  • Copy of CPR certification card
  • Copy of School Nurse certification
  • Three letters of recommendation (in addition to 3 references listed on application)

Only completed application packets will be considered.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2018

Start Date: August 22, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email: .

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

The District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted.

The Department of Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

The Milford School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

If any person has a complaint alleging any action which is prohibited by this policy, they should contact the Title IX Coordinator or the District 504 and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Telephone (302) 422-1600.

Start Date: August 22, 2018

Reports To: Principal

  • School Nurse

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.

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