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School Nurse

Company: Texas Nursing Services
Location: College Station
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:The School Nurse will treat students for medical issues, help prevent physical issues and disease, and coordinate routine health assessments. -Qualifications--- Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an Associate Degree in Nursing--- Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas--- CPR/AED Certification--- Minimum experience requirement - 12 months--- The ability to implement emergency care including the ability to independently respond to an emergency, perform CPR, administer emergency medications, and other lifesaving measures within standard practice guidelines--- The ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms, both internally and externally--- The ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, drive and/or be mobile--- Valid Texas driver's license with applicable insurance coverage -Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.Responsibilities--- Responsible for implementation of health programs, health counseling with students, parents, and staff, provision of preventive health services, augmentation of health education programs, and liaison with the school community--- Develops, implements, and monitors health care plans and emergency plans for designated students--- Participates in program planning to meet the needs of students with special health care needs--- Utilizes case management and the nursing process to manage the health care of students with chronic illness--- Provides direct health care, emergency first aid care, medication administration, and related health services according to state laws and HISD policies and procedures--- Provides preventive health care by: assessing the safety needs of students, conducting state mandated screening programs, including referral and follow-up; recognizing, reporting, and using control measures for communicable diseases; and monitoring and providing follow-up on immunization compliance--- Provides students and families with health and medical resources and assists families with access to medical care--- Conducts age-appropriate health programs and activities in collaboration with school staff--- Counsels students and families on health conditions--- Collaborates with community agencies and campus staff to implement a comprehensive school health program and the development of campus health program goals--- Performs other job-related duties as assignedPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Texas Nursing Services, College Station , School Nurse, Healthcare , College Station, Texas

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