School Nurse

Clayton, DE 19938, US
Aug 31, 2018
Job Category
Support Staff, School Nurse

355 W. Duck Creek Road ∙ PO Box 888 ∙ Clayton, Delaware 19938
Office: (302) 223-2150 Fax: (302) 223-2178

The nurse will perform all school nursing responsibilities and must possess strong knowledge of clinical nursing regulations. Demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with students, staff, parents, and community members
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Ability to implement policy and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must hold a current Registered Nurse License.
  • Must have 3 or more years of supervised clinical experience.
  • Must hold a Bachelor's degree in nursing.
  • Eligible for Delaware Standard Certificate as a School Nurse.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, school administration and office staff.
  • Must hold current CPR/AED certification.
  • The nurse will have to pass the CORE Praxis and successfully complete the mentoring program

Terms of Employment: 10-Month Position

Job Description And Responsibilities
  • Serve as the physician's assistant in the Warner Wellness Center.
  • Provide nursing care to students within the Warner Wellness Center.
  • Coordinate Wellness Center appointments and maintain scheduling.
  • Obtain and maintain Wellness Center consent forms.
  • Complete data entry including Delvax.
  • Provide healthcare to students and staff.
  • Perform health screenings and coordinate referrals to appropriate healthcare providers.
  • Provides health care and administers prescribed medications for the school
  • Screening and referral for health conditions
  • Keeps accurate health records on all students and supervises compliance with immunizations and communicable disease regulations
  • Promote a healthy and safe school environment
  • Serve in a leadership role for health policies and programs and as a liaison between school personnel, family, community, and health care providers
  • Counsels students on medical issues and conducts short and long term planning to address the individual health needs of students
  • Work collaboratively with other staff
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in professional development activities
  • Attend meetings and other activities, as determined by the school leader

Reports To: Commandment

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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