JOB TITLE: SCHOOL NURSE FOR ESY
JOB SUMMARY: This position recognizes and meets basic patient needs in routine, non-complex nursing situations; implements care; assists educational staff in the delivery of instruction; participates in evaluation of care; monitors student health care plans; and assists with student monitoring and supervision as needed.
Comply with all applicable school district policies and procedures, health services practices, and the scope of practice outlined by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act
Assess, deliver and monitor daily student health care, including medication and treatment administration, within the scope of nursing practice. Administer medication to students in accordance with Board Policy and Oklahoma State Law
Provide direct health care to medically fragile or nursing dependent students.
Perform skilled nursing procedures such as ventilator care, gastrostomy feedings, tracheotomy care, catheterization, diabetes care, etc.
Assist in implementing student's health plan as written by the Registered Nurse
Monitor students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, transportation, field trips) for the purpose of providing care as defined by student health plans and assessment of student needs.
Assist in the monitoring and attainment of individual student health goals.
Teach self-care skills to students and assist in modifying the environment to promote self-care.
Assist with maintaining program continuity in daily student routines of learning, eating, grooming, and toileting.
Report outcomes of nursing care as needed.
Maintain current and accurate records pertaining to student medication and treatment administration, immunizations, screening results, and injury reports.
Provide basic wound management and basic life support, including the use of the AED
Ability to determine initial treatment and intervention based on SAMPLE (Symptoms, Allergies, Medications, Past medical history, Last oral intake, and Events leading up to present injury/illness).
Assist with physically transferring students from wheelchairs, mats, positioning tables, toilets, lifts or other positioning equipment.
Be able to assist students with specialized equipment, including, but not limited to: computers, wheelchairs, augmentative communication devices; feeding equipment; and catheterization devices
Perform or assist with needed health and vision screenings.
Assist in other educational needs within the building and the district, based on need and availability under the supervision of the building administrator.
Support education and training efforts of the District and school buildings for both students and staff.
Hold a current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.
Organizational skills, basic mathematical skills, basic computer skills, and communication skills are an essential part of this job.
Clean driving record and reliable transportation.
Knowledge of basic concepts of child growth and development and developmental behavior characteristics of students in grades preschool through age 21, including students with special needs.
Extensive knowledge of procedures and processes to document medical information in regards to patient care and treatment.
Current CPR and first aid certification; willingness to obtain instructor certification
Operate a computer to enter data, maintain records and generate reports.
Regularly perform heavy physical labor requiring ability to lift, carry, push, pull, and move heavy objects or materials such as lifting over 50 pounds on a continuous basis; lifting over 50 lbs. maximum or carrying any object weighing over 25 lbs.
Will be required to regularly stand; walk; and sit for extended periods
May experience constant interruptions and changes to normal routines.
The ability to communicate with various groups of people to include: parents; teachers; transportation; administrators; other medical field personnel; and outside agencies.
Manage independently all materials, paperwork, and equipment required for completion of medical tasks; ability to lift and transport medical equipment; and ability to document and submit necessary medical information.
Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information.
Adapt to a flexible lunch schedule, based on student needs.
Travel between multiple sites in a safe and timely manner.
TIMES/DATES: T/W/TH; 7:30 am - 12:00 pm; June 8-24; July 6-22
EVALUATION: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the Board's policy of evaluation for certified personnel.
Yukon Public Schools