School Nurse 2020-2021 SY 61 views

Job Summary

Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director of Special Education & Student Support Services: 1. Supervises the health and physical development of students; assesses and evaluates health and developmental concerns of students and makes appropriate medical references. 2. Refers parents of pupils needing medical care or welfare assistance to appropriate private or community resources. 3. Conducts a program directed toward the control of communicable diseases in the school and community. 4. Serves as a health education resource person to staff and pupils. 5. Assists in identification of safety and health hazards on school sites. 6. Provides health counseling services and anticipatory guidance for parents and school staff. 7. Notifies parents of pupils about illnesses, physical defects, and potential health problems and provides health counseling directed toward pursuit of appropriate action. 8. Supervises assigned health assistants. 9. Confers with family medical advisors as indicated. 10. Other duties as assigned.

Job Description / Essential Elements:

Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director of Special Education & Student Support Services:

1. Supervises the health and physical development of students; assesses and evaluates health and developmental concerns of students and makes appropriate medical references.

2. Refers parents of pupils needing medical care or welfare assistance to appropriate private or community resources.

3. Conducts a program directed toward the control of communicable diseases in the school and community.

4. Serves as a health education resource person to staff and pupils.

5. Assists in identification of safety and health hazards on school sites.

6. Provides health counseling services and anticipatory guidance for parents and school staff.

7. Notifies parents of pupils about illnesses, physical defects, and potential health problems and provides health counseling directed toward pursuit of appropriate action.

8. Supervises assigned health assistants.

9. Confers with family medical advisors as indicated.

10. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements / Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field.
Must posses/eligibility for valid Health Services Credential authorizing service as a school nurse in accordance with Ed. Code 44267.5, 44877 & 49422 and issued by the Commission of Teacher Credentialing.
Current license as a Registered Nurse as defined in Chapter 6 of Business and Professions Code, section 2700;
valid CA driver’s license and ability to provide transportation between school assignments
Current CPR/First Aid certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required.

  • Certificate Copy (Appropriate Credential Health Services Credential)
  • Answers to Supplemental Questions
    OR CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Letter of Introduction (Cover Letter)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three Letters – One Must be Current Supervisor)
  • Other (Current School Nurse License)
  • Resume

Comments and Other Information

Anti Discrimination Statement
The Santa Paula Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying and sexual harassment based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, immigration status, marital status, parental status, family status, pregnancy status, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in all educational programs, school related or school sponsored activities, school attendance or employment policies which may have an impact or create a hostile environment at school as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disability Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and other applicable laws and regulation. For questions or concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying or sexual harassment, please contact the District’s Discrimination, Equity, and Title IX Compliance Officer: 201 S. Steckel Drive, Santa Paula, CA 93060 (805) 933-8802

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