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Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse

Summary Information:
Employer: Round Rock Independent School District
Position Type: Administrative/Support
Categories: RN (Registered Nurse)
School / Org: Round Rock High School
Location: Round Rock, Texas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN1099-1
Posting Date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

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Round Rock Independent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse

Location: Health Services

Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse Substitute

Evaluation Type: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: Substitute

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Supervisor: Director, Health Services

Basic Function & Responsibility: Promote, support and maintain the health and safety of students and faculty/staff to include the physical and emotional well-being of the individual for the purpose of providing an environment conducive to effective learning under the supervision of the Health Services Director or School Registered Nurse.

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

Student Support:
- Provide temporary and emergency care for sick and injured students, faculty/staff members according to District policy and procedures.
- Secure medical care for students according to District policy and procedures if parents or emergency contacts cannot be reached.
- Promote maximum student attendance by early recognition and treatment of communicable diseases.
- Assess student and staff health needs.
- Assist in resolving parent/student issues and concerns in a timely manner.
- Assist in managing student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

Support of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:
- Coordinate a system of administration and management of medications given at school and administer medications according to Round Rock ISD policy and procedures.
- Prepare paperwork for reimbursement for treatment and services for Special Education students on Medicaid.
- Report potential health/safety hazards in school to the principal.
- Maintain confidentiality of student records.
- Provide assistance to campuses/departments as requested.

Organization Improvement:
- Work collaboratively to improve programs.
- Maintain current communication with Principal and Health Services Director regarding health problems and related matters.

Professional Growth and Development:
- Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves District performance.

School/Community Relations:
- Interact positively with employees and the community to provide needed information and to promote the District in a favorable manner.
- Provide health counseling, teaching and treatment on an individual basis to students, families and staff.
- Refer students and families to appropriate social agencies for assistance in meeting personal needs.

Organization Morale:
- Participate in team building activities and the decision-making process as appropriate.
- Communicate and collaborate with campus/department staff to enhance service delivery and customer satisfaction.

Other Responsibilities:
- Comply with policies established by federal and state law, including but not limited to State Board of Education and local Board policy.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised: None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of Texas Education Agency rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Knowledge of community resources.
- Knowledge of basic first aid and training in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
- Skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Skill in operating standard computer and software applications, including but not limited to electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.
- Skill in health counseling.
- Skill in emergency first-aid.
- Skill in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
- Skill in using specialized medical equipment.
- Ability to make independent decisions based on complex information.

Entry Qualifications: Valid Texas Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license issued by the Texas Board of Nursing and CPR certification.

Physical & Mental Demands:
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Work with frequent interruptions.
- Travel district wide occasionally.
- Lift, move, and/or restrain up to 50lbs.
- Sit, walk, stand, stoop, and bend frequently.

Environmental Factors:
- Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
- Work environment may involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials, situations that require following extensive safety precautions, and may include the use of protective equipment.
- Work environment may involve biological exposure to blood pathogens, bodily fluids and waste, and other communicable diseases.

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