REGISTERED NURSE, SCHOOL HEALTH Job Details | Broward County Public Schools - School Nurse Job at Broward County Public Schools, Sunrise, FL

  • Broward County Public Schools
  • Sunrise, FL

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REGISTERED NURSE, SCHOOL HEALTH Job Details | Broward County Public Schools

POSITION GOAL To maintain and/or improve the health status of students thus enabling them to profit fully from their educational experiences; and promote optimum health status and lifestyles for all students through the joint efforts of the home, school and community. ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES The Registered Nurse, School Health shall carry out the performance responsibilities listed below. * Supervise staff as assigned in the performance of job duties. * Apply appropriate nursing theory as the basis for decision making in the school setting: * a. Demonstrate knowledge of nursing theory by sharing information with peers, students, family, staff, other professionals and the community to promote health and wellness. * b. Demonstrate application of nursing theory through use of the most recent techniques and information, which govern actions. * Establish and maintain a comprehensive school/health program following the guidelines of the Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Nursing and School Board Policies. * a. Consult with school administration to establish, review, and revise procedures for a comprehensive school health program which is in compliance with federal, state and local statutes and regulations. * b. Assist in training, supervising, and evaluating paraprofessionals. Determine extent of orientation, t and type of supervision needed to comply with the Nurse Practice Act, and other legal considerations. * c. Assume responsibility for in-service programs for school personnel regarding health-related issues. * d. Establish process to identify students at-risk for physical and psychosocial problems. * e. Communicate student health needs to other school personnel. * f. Establish follow up mechanism for referral of identified students. * g. Complete written reports to provide continuity and accountability of the program. * Develop individualized health plans for students using nursing process. * a. Collect information about the health and developmental status of the student in a systematic and continuous manner, including health and social histories; screening results; physical assessment; emotional status; performance level and health goals. * b. Collect data from student, family, school, personnel and health care professionals. * c. Use data collected about the health and educational status of the student to determine a nursing diagnosis. * 1. coordinate efforts with other providers and school personnel to decrease duplication of care. * 2. identify relationship between health status and the student's ability to learn. * d. Develop a nursing care plan with specific goals and interventions, delineating school nursing actions unique to student needs. * e. Intervene as guided by the nursing care plan to implement nursing actions that promote, maintain, or restore health, prevent illness, and affect rehabilitation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE * An earned associate's degree from an accredited institution in Nursing. * A minimum of two (2) years clinical nursing experience in med-surg, pediatrics or a similar nursing specialty. * Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Florida State Board of Nursing. License must be in good standing. * Valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, updated according to the American Heart or American Red Cross Association Standards. * Successful completion of job-related test requirements, as follows: * a. Medication 85% * b. Universal Precautions 100% * Access to reliable transportation. * Computer skills as required for the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE * An earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Nursing. * Bilingual skills. SIGNIFICANT CONTACTS-frequency, contact, purpose Works with school staff, students, principals, parents, and health care providers to ensure coordination of health care for students with chronic health conditions PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District's approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by the School Board. LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION To review the complete job description for this position access the following website: and search by Job Code. The Job Code for this position is: JJ-049 Advertisement Window: 5/24/2024 - 06/30/2025 Work Calendar: 10 Month / 196 Days Classification: Exempt Compensation: Broward Teachers Union - Technical Support Professional (BTU-TSP) PAY GRADE 20 - $28.18543 - $40.35822 Please Note: All candidates offered a position at the School Board of Broward County are subject to a national pre-employment background check. Employment is contingent upon the completion and review of a successful background check. All Applications are Subject to Florida Public Records Law. Current Employees Sign In to Apply! Internal Employee Career Site

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