School Nurse

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Job Title: School Nurse
Company: Thomson High School
Contact: LaTasha Johsnon
Job Location: Thomson, Ga
Posting Date: 10/19/2017
Closing Date: until filled
Phone/Email:
Service/Product  Nursing
Skills Needed and Description of Job:

Works under the direction of school administration. Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care, within the objectives, standards, and policies of the McDuffie County School District and within the parameters of his or her preparation. Cooperates with the administration, faculty, members of the nursing staff, and other inter-agency health organizations.

Job Requirements:

  • Shares responsibility for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care.
  • Provides direct and individualized nursing care to an assigned group of students based on the application of scientific principles.
  • Participates in team conferences, sharing knowledge, information, and ideas among team members.
  • Prepares, administers, and records medications in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed nurse.
  • Communicates with the supervisor regarding patients’ physical condition, as needed.
  • Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication.
  • Serves on appropriate committees within the school or system.
  • Provides for professional nursing care of students and staff.
  • Makes appropriate referrals, conducts health evaluations and responds to requests to make early detection of physical problems.
  • Communicates to students and staff methods of disease prevention.
  • Assists in promoting programs on health education and immunization.
  • Maintains current, complete and accurate clinical records.
  • Coordinates vision, hearing, dental and scoliosis screening and health assessment.
  • Provides emergency aid to students and school staff.
  • Assists teachers in instructing students in health and nutrition education.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications:

Works under the direction of school administration. Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care, within the objectives, standards, and policies of the McDuffie County School District and within the parameters of his or her preparation. Cooperates with the administration, faculty, members of the nursing staff, and other inter-agency health organizations.

Hours/Week: Monday-Friday Shift:
Salary: Benefits:  Will be discussed at interview.
Travel Necessary:  No Relocation:   No

TO APPLY:

Applicants can submit an application, current nursing license, and resume to: LaTasha Johnson, Director of Human Resources, McDuffie County Board of Education, 716 North Lee Street, Thomson, GA 30824.. For assistance or more information, please contact Saketta Brown, OFTC Career Services, sdbrown@oftc.edu.
Equal Opportunity Institution