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School Nurse

Summary Information:
Employer: Roanoke County Public Schools
Position Type: Administrative/Support
Categories: RN (Registered Nurse)
School / Org: Roanoke County Public Schools
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
FTE: Part Time
No. of Positions: 1
Posting Date: Sunday, 09 February 2020
Closing Date: Monday, 09 March 2020

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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 AED’s, 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
• Maintains confidentiality
• 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 (PCA’s)
• 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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