Roanoke County Public Schools is accepting applications for the following position:
School Nurse 2020-21
Position Description/Job Summary: School nurse will assist in the organization, administration and implementation of school health services in the assigned school setting.
Assessments and interventions related to chronic conditions, illness, injury and mental health
Responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating and evaluating school health services
Maintains, evaluates and interprets cumulative health data to accommodate individual student health needs
Maintains accurate documentation of student health visits via electronic medical records
Refers students to outside health care providers and/or agencies as needed
Chronic disease management and education
Organizes and implements state mandated programs such as immunization surveillance, teaching family life and health screenings
Screening for health factors impacting student education
Development and implementation of Individual Health Plans and Emergency Action Plans
Identifies health related needs for inclusion in Individualized Education Plans as needed
Medication administration, procedure completion, diabetic management (routine and crisis care)
Monitors AEDs, stock epinephrine and naloxone for availability during an emergency
Provide staff training for OSHA. medication administration, diabetic management and other relevant health related issues/conditions
School/community health care provider liaison
Maintains documentation for comprehensive health records
Participation in wellness and crisis management team
Performs related work as required
Medicaid Billing and separate documentation that is required by the Department of Medical Assistance Services for that billing to be processed.
Supervision of Personal Care Assistants (PCAs)
Review and approval of Medicaid logging/billing of Personal Care Assistants
Professionalism, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Current knowledge in the practice of nursing and CPR/AED
Possess organizational, critical thinking and time management skills
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty and administration
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, parents, students and associates.
Maintains confidentiality at all times
Maintains an attitude of mutual respect and courtesy
Communicates effectively orally and in writing
Reacts positively to constructive criticism and suggestions
Demonstrates initiative and motivation
Works independently or collaboratively with others in a wide variety of circumstances
Establishes professional relationships and communicates effectively
Demonstrates good safety habits and response to emergency situations
Exercises sound judgment in decision making using the nursing process, ethical and evidence based research
Practices nursing in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and inclusion principles
Prepares and presents clear and concise correspondence, complex reports, and policy recommendations
Organizes conflicting work priorities while coordinating multiple projects and deadlines
Demonstrates teamwork, flexibility, and ability to adapt to new ideas and situations
Performs multiple, highly complex technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions
Maintains current competency in pediatric medical-surgical nursing.
Education and Experience:
Registered Professional Nurse with a license to practice in the commonwealth of Virginia.
Current certification in CPR/AED.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (Preferred)
Previous pediatric/public health/school nurse experience (Preferred)
Possess good organizational and critical thinking skills.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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