52 Week Contract; 1.00 FTE
Non-Certified Business Division, Pay Class VIII
Please see attached job description for details regarding summary of position, qualification requirements, and essential functions.
- Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in nursing and at least three years’ experience working as a Licensed School Nurse. Master’s degree preferred.
Certification or Licensing Requirements:
- Current Registered Nurse (Required)
- Public Health Nurse Certificate (Required)
- Licensed by the Minnesota Department of Education as a School Nurse (Required)
- CPR & First Aid (Required)
- Pediatric nursing, especially in a school setting.
- CPR and first aid training.
- General knowledge of assessing health and safety issues of students and staff; such as crisis intervention, planning teams, staff wellness programs, and exposure control committees.
- General knowledge of health issues such as immunizations, diabetes, blood-borne pathogens, asthma, seizures, allergies, and so forth.
- Immunization schedules and laws.
- General knowledge of administering such medications as Epi-pens, Insulin Pens, nebulizers, and so forth.
- Familiarity with database programs for entering health records.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time.
- Ability to work well with others and possess exceptional interpersonal skills
- Ability to constantly make decisions and act within the district and building policies, procedures, and guidelines
- Accurate record keeping.
- Ability to work in a diverse environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, community, and other staff.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding student information.
- Ability to continue training in health-related areas.
- Ability to be flexible and work independently.
- Knowledge of medical support systems within our community.
General Summary or Purpose of Job:
Provide leadership in development, implementation, and coordination of a comprehensive program of health services for district. Participation in nursing policy formulation and decision making. Develop and implement strategies and safeguards to protect, promote and manage the health and safety of students and staff, prevent and address student health concerns that interfere with learning as well as prevent illness and injury throughout the school year.
In addition to rewarding career opportunities, Duluth Public Schools offers an excellent benefit package to employees who are hired into positions scheduled to work 24 hours/week or more. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following:
Medical/Prescription Drug Plan with Health Reimbursement Arrangement
- Single Coverage – District pays 100% of premium (FREE) + contributes $2,612.50 into HRA annually
- Family Coverage – District pays 75% of premium (25% employee contribution) + contributes $5,225.00 into HRA annually
- Single Coverage – District pays 100% of Basic premium (FREE)
- Family Coverage – District pays 25% of Premium
- District provides minimum of $50,000 of life insurance at no cost, employee may purchase supplemental life insurance
Long Term Disability
- District-provided at no cost to employee
Flexible Spending Accounts
- Employees may elect to contribute on a pre-tax basis to Health Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
- The District contributes 7.25% of your total salary in the Public Employees Retirement Association) pension plan.
- Employees may also elect to participate in Tax-Shelter Annuity options.
- Each bargaining unit contract defines time off provisions such as holidays, sick/personal leave, vacation, etc.
If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 218-336-8722 or email firstname.lastname@example.org