Early Childhood Screening Nurse
Begins August 27, 2018
4-8 hrs/dy, 40 days/yr.
TITLE: EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING NURSE
Possesses certification as a Registered Nurse in Minnesota.
Strong public and human relations skills.
An ability to work well with students, parents and screening staff.
An understanding of the procedures involved in doing Early Childhood Screenings.
Ability and willingness to commit to the school district's mission, beliefs, and strategic plan.
REPORTS TO: Early Learning Coordinator
JOB GOAL: To strengthen the Early Childhood Screening process by providing health/medical expertise and by serving as the medical personnel member required by state statute to be present every time early childhood screening is being done.
Checks, records and graphs the height and weight of each child who attends the district early childhood screenings (ECS).
Screens hearing and vision and records the results for each child who attends ECS.
Reviews the health history, immunization records, insurance coverage information and family factors forms turned in by the parents for each child who attends ECS.
Shares and discusses any health concerns with parents and provides health education information for them as requested.
Writes referrals for children who do not pass the vision and/or hearing screening. Shares this referral information with parents and does follow up phone calls on previous referrals made.
Completes the health/immunization portion of the overall screening summary and makes notations about any concerns. (This information is then passed on to district kindergarten personnel, nurses and building health aides for future reference and planning when children enter kindergarten.)
Maintains records of health assessments parameters.
Assists with State reporting.
All other duties as assigned by ECFE Coordinator (or designee).
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: As per employment agreement.
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually.
EVALUATORS: Early Learning Coordinator
REVISED & BOARD APPROVED: Pending
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools