Summary

Health Services | Building Site Nurse | District Wide

Description

RESPONSIBLE TO: Health Services Supervisor 

General Duties: To oversee the health needs of students attending the non-public school of Pine Harbor in the Hastings School District. This position is dependent on state funding appropriated solely for this purpose.
 
HOURS/SCHEDULE:  Scheduling based on identified student need, generally 5-6 hours per week Monday – Friday following school calendar.

RESPONSIBILITIES AS NURSE INCLUDE         

  • Assess the health needs of students and arrange for those needs to be met when the nurse is not in the school building.
  • Provide direct skilled nursing services, first aid, illness and emergency care to students in accordance with professional standards, school policy and procedures, state and local mandates.
  • Administer medications and treatments as a professional nurse according to District #200 policy (e.g. glucose testing, medication administration, nebulizer/inhaler treatments, etc.)
  • Delegate nursing functions as necessary, with appropriate assessment, teaching, monitoring and supervision according to the Minnesota Nursing Practice Act.
  • Maintain a daily log of health office visits including student visits and actions taken
  • Conduct health care assessment and decision making based on medical knowledge and licensure
  • Conduct vision and hearing screenings and other screenings as assigned.
  • Maintain confidentiality and data privacy, educate staff on privacy laws
  • Communicate with a wide variety of educational teams to coordinate student health care.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, and staff
  • Maintain and update health records, immunization files, and records.
  • Assist Licensed School Nurse in the development and implementation of IEP, IHP, 504 Plans, and other health planning for students under their license and direction.
  • Participate on Child Study Team, assist Licensed School Nurse in assessment, development, and implementation of IEP, IHP and other health plans for students under their license and direction, submit Third Party Billing as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

SALARY/BENEFITS: $33.68/hour for Registered Nurse. Non benefit eligible

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Registered Nurse in accordance with the Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Ability to perform routine computer functions, including the use of email, Microsoft Word and Google Docs
  • Ability to communicate with students, parents, staff, and community in a positive and responsive manner that is consistently welcoming and promotes good working relationships (oral, electronic and written forms)
  • Prompt, regular, and reliable attendance
  • An appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions
  • Ability to initiate and follow through with assigned tasks independently

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience working in a hospital or emergency room setting
  • Experience working in an educational setting
  • Experience working with children

EXPECTATIONS: 

  • Develop good relationships with students, families, and staff
  • Work well as a member of a team
  • Initiate assigned tasks independently
  • Effectively communcate (oral, electronic, and written forms)
  • Readily utilize computer programs for data entry  (Microsoft word,Outlook, Google Drive, etc.)
  • Maintain health records in accordance with policy and submit reports in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness
  • Display a high level of professionalism