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School Nurse - PCH

Company: Putnam City Schools
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

TITLE:
School Nurse

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid state license to practice as a registered nurse.
  • Certificate as public school nurse, or any other certificate required by state.
  • Broad range of professional experience as a professional nurse. REPORTS TO:
    Supervisor of Heath Services, Principal

    JOB GOAL:
    To provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each district student by minimizing absence due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in the district schools.

    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Conducts all required health assessment screening programs including tests for hearing and vision.
    • Assumes responsibility for selection and referral of students in need of medical and dental care.
    • Reports to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on school medical matters.
    • Maintains up-to-date cumulative health records on all students.
    • Observes students on a regular basis to detect health needs.
    • Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered injury or emergency illness.
    • Visits student's homes when necessary.
    • Participates with school staff in developing and implementing total school health program.
    • Contacts homes of children referred by principals.
    • Advises on modification of the educational program to meet health needs of individual students.
    • Prepares and submits reports as required.
    • Authorizes exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.
    • Advises teachers on health matters, particularly regarding screening for student health defects. Page 1 of 2
      • Assists schools personnel in establishing sanitary conditions in schools.
      • Attends professional meetings and conferences regarding health service and health curriculum.
      • Participates in in-service training programs.
      • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

        TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

        Ten-month basis. Salary to be established by the Board of Education.

        EVALUATION:

        Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy.

        Approved: Date:_______________

        Reviewed and agreed to by: Date:_______________

        Putnam City Schools District I-1, Oklahoma Page 2 of 2

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Keywords: Putnam City Schools, Oklahoma City , School Nurse - PCH, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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