School Nurse:Tees Volcanes Community Collaborative Nurse

Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 7 months ago

SCHOOL NURSE:Tees Volcanes Community Collaborative Nurse

JOB STATUS: OPEN

POSTING DATE: 04/11/2019

POSTING NUMBER: 00037421

LOCATION: 497:TRES VOLCANES COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE

POSITION TITLE: SCHOOL NURSE:Tees Volcanes Community Collaborative Nurse

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Develops and utilizes appropriate health services and health monitoring programs while functioning as a student advocate, and develops and implements programs to assist students' and families' access to health care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Cooperates in the development and implementation of the District health program.

  • Participates with school staff in developing and implementing a total school health program based on student needs.

  • Advises and educates teachers, students and parents on health matters and provides training activities when necessary.

  • Identifies health problems including social, emotional and economic factors that interfere with learning through screening procedures, assessment and evaluation of students.

  • Initiates, establishes and monitors quality assurance for the Presumptive Eligibility/Medicaid Onsite Application Assistance (PE/MOSAA) or other health care and/or education related programs as directed.

  • Works collaboratively with school-based health care personnel.

  • Assists in the supervising, training and delegating assignments to Health Assistants.

  • Initiates medical and mental health referrals to parents, school personnel and community providers.

  • Develops and implements individual health care plans.

  • Provides remediation and follow-through on all referrals.

  • Serves as a consultant and resource person to staff, parents and students in identifying community resources, environmental hazards and school safety issues.

  • Acts as a liaison between the school, home and community providers regarding health information and referrals.

  • Implements policies and procedures regarding school health and the control of communicable diseases in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Oversees compliance with state immunization laws.

  • Arranges for the routine care of ill and injured students.

  • Manages and oversees the implementation of the District medication policy.

  • Participates as a health professional in the evaluation process for students referred for special education services.

  • Participates as a health professional on other relevant teams and at appropriate conferences and meetings.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum expectations for this job are as follows

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

  • Ability to communication effectively with State Agencies.

  • Knowledge of District policies and procedures as they apply to health services.

  • Knowledge of State and Federal guidelines that effect student access to health care and/or educational related programs.

  • Knowledge of standard nursing practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and District confidentiality policy as related to students and families.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, ADN in Nursing with three years of experience in Nursing & current enrollment in BSN Program, ADN with Bachelor's in Health related field.

  • Valid New Mexico Nursing license 700, 701, 702, or 703

  • Valid State Department of Education School Nurse license

  • Maintains current CPR certification

  • One year of experience in nursing or community nursing

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Contact: Judith Edwards at / edwards_judi@aps.edu

APPLY TO:

APPLY ONLINE: http://www.aps.edu/jobs/job-listings,

Please provide copies of your Transcripts, Nursing License, Resume & Cover Letter within your application.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

SALARY:

DAYS: 184

HOURS:

START DATE: August 5, 2019


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