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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/6/2019
Job Category:
Nursing
School Nurse (2019-20 SY)
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Compton Unified | Compton, CA
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Job Description

School Nurse (2019-20 SY)

Employer:

Compton Unified School District

Date Posted:

5/3/2019

Contact:

Carmen Ochoa

310-639-4321 55048

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

184 Work Days

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

5/31/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Salary:

$51,997 - $96,943 (Credentialed)

Date Posted: 5/3/2019 Application Deadline: 5/31/2019 5:00 PM Pacific Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 184 Work Days Salary: $51,997 - $96,943 (Credentialed) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Carmen Ochoa Email: cochoa@compton.k12.ca.us Phone: 310-639-4321 55048

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

Description of Position

Under the supervision of the Program Manager of Health and Human Services, the school nurse plans, organizes, directs and accomplishes the goals and objectives of the Health Services Program.

II. Major Duties and Responsibilities

* Conducts mandated vision and hearing screenings.
* Conducts mandated scoliosis screenings.
* Supervises proper administration of medication procedures.
* Works cooperatively with other Student Success Team members to assess health needs related to learning and determine an appropriate educational plan.
* Provides adequate care for ill and injured students.
* Provides student and parent health counseling.
* Develops specialized and standardized procedures as needed for students who need accommodations pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
* Reviews student records for compliance with immunization and California Health and Disability Prevention laws.
* Conducts staff in-service training on selected health topics and related issues, including abuse reporting, and recognition of communicable disease and appropriate action.
* Serves as a resource to teachers for health instruction and provides student instruction of selected health topics and issues.
* Actively participates as a member of school disaster preparedness teams.
* Supervises and provides technical assistance to health assistants.
* Maintains and submits data for state annual reports and district monthly reports, including reports for the California Health and Disability Prevention program and for scoliosis screening, and hepatitis B immunization requirements.
* Follows a planned professional growth program, participates actively in local, state and national professional health education and nursing associations, and studies local, state and national guidelines for effective student health services.
* Performs related duties as assigned.

III. Education and Experience

* Possession of a valid California school nursing credential.
* A minimum of three years of successful clinical or school nursing experience.
* Bilingual ability desirable.

IV. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

Current applicable laws, regulations, codes, policies and procedures.

* District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
* Appropriate health curricula and instructional programs for students.
* Interpersonal skills, conflict resolution strategies and procedures and team management building methods and techniques.

Ability to:

* Make independent, immediate decisions
* Remain calm in an emergency situation.
* Demonstrate effective communication skills both orally and in writing.
* Work cooperatively and effectively with teachers, administrators and health assistants.
* Analyze situations and needs effectively.
* Meet schedules and timelines.
* Work independently with minimal direction.
* Plan and organize work.
* Use a computer.

V. Working conditions

Environment:

District offices and school sites.

Physical abilities:

Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.

Requirements for Applying

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: - Possession of a valid California school nursing credential -A minimum of three years of successful clinical or school nursing experience -Bilingual ability desirable

YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: -Current Resume -Letter of interest stating your qualifications and experience related to the position for which you are applying -Copy of valid California school nursing credential -Three professional letters of recommendation current within one year -Copies of transcripts

Requirements for Applying

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: - Possession of a valid California school nursing credential -A minimum of three years of successful clinical or school nursing experience -Bilingual ability desirable

YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: -Current Resume -Letter of interest stating your qualifications and experience related to the position for which you are applying -Copy of valid California school nursing credential -Three professional letters of recommendation current within one year -Copies of transcripts

The Compton Unified School District is an equal opportunity employer and in compliance with federal and state laws, does not discriminate in employment practice on the basis of race; actual or perceived, color, national origin, ethnic group ancestry, religious creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender expression, sex or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics at any district site and/or activity.

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