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Substitute Registered 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 #: EAN1121-1
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 Registered Nurse

Location: Health Services

Job Title: Registered Nurse Substitute

Evaluation Type: Professional

Pay Grade: Substitute

FLSA: 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.

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.

Instructional Management:
- Support the implementation, monitoring and/or evaluation of assigned programs for elementary and secondary education, curriculum, and/or instructional support, and ensure that assigned programs are efficiently and effectively administered.

Student Management:
- Provide temporary and emergency care for sick and injured students, faculty/staff members according to district policy and procedures.
- Promote maximum student attendance by early recognition and treatment of communicable diseases.
- Assess student and staff health needs.
- Provide preventative and primary health/dental care services for children in need and assist families in accessing and obtaining needed health care services.
- Assist campuses 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.

Management of Administrative, Fiscal and/or Facilities Functions:
- Participate with the multi-disciplinary team planning that focus on the health care needs of the medically fragile student, developing and implementing individualized health care plans as needed.
- Provide health counseling, teaching and treatment on an individual basis to students, families and staff.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Secure medical care for students according to district policy and procedures if parents or emergency contacts cannot be reached.
- Refer students and families to appropriate social agencies for assistance in meeting personal needs.
- Coordinate a system of administration and management of medications given at school and administer medications according to Round Rock ISD policy and procedures.
- Coordinate a system of administration and management of medications given at school and administer medications according to Round Rock ISD policy and procedures.
- Assume responsibility for maintaining complete and accurate immunization records that comply with state mandates; Maintain accurate and complete clinic records and health with proper documentation on services rendered.
- Report potential health/safety hazards in school to the principal.
- Prepare paperwork for reimbursement for treatment and services for Special Education students on Medicaid.
- Maintain current communication with Principal and Health Services Director regarding health problems and related matters.
- Attend nursing professional growth activities.
- Provide treatment/services as directed by physicians to facilitate medically fragile students to transition smoothly into the educational setting.
- Serve as health liaison between school, physician, parents, community, and health agencies.
- Assess physical and mental signs and symptoms for potential child abuse/neglect and make referrals as indicated.
- Follow District and department policies and procedures.

Human Resources Management:
- Supervise and train staff working with the students as appropriate.
- Provide direction and guidance to assigned staff.
- Provide input on performance of assigned staff.
- Recognize exemplary performance of assigned staff.

Organization Improvement:
- Analyze critical needs in assigned areas and work collaboratively to implement and improve programs.

Professional Growth and Development:
- Maintain certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
- Complete mandated Continuing Education (CE) Type I and Type II requirements to maintain Registered Nurse license.
- Participate in professional development that increases effectiveness and improves District performance.

Academic Excellence Indicators and Campus Performance Objectives:
- Support the administration of state-mandated testing at campuses in compliance with state and federal guidelines.

School/Community Relations:
- Interface with governmental agencies, business and civic organizations, and the community to provide needed information and to promote the Districtís initiatives.

Organization Morale:
- Foster positive morale by participating in team building activities and the decision-making process.
- Communicate and collaborate with campus/department staff to enhance service delivery, program development, 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 assessment and evaluation.
- 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.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work responsibilities.

Entry Qualifications: Registered Nurse with current Texas license and CPR certification.

Physical & Mental Demands:
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Work with frequent interruptions.
- Travel district-wide occasionally.
- Lift and restraint up to 50 pounds.
- Sit, walk, stand, stoop, bend, and lift specialized medical equipment.

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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