Four Peaks Elementary School
Job Title: School Nurse
Department: Four Peaks Elementary School
Reports To: Building Principal
FLSA Status: Nonexempt - At-Will Position
Prepared By: Human Resources
Position Status: Full Time Position / 196 Days per Year
Salary: To Be Determined (Based on Education and Experience)
Provide appropriate medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, and disabled persons in schools by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assess injuries or illnesses of students and staff; provide appropriate care.
Perform basic first aid.
Assess immunization requirements and administer appropriate immunizations as needed.
Administer specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection. Record time(s) and amount(s) on students' charts.
Observe patients and record adverse reactions to medication or treatment. Report adverse reactions to principal and parents.
Perform routine health screenings (vision, hearing and lice) on students.
Sterilize equipment and supplies.
Inventory and requisition supplies.
Keep an accurate records of students' information regarding vaccinations and tests.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises 1-2 Health Aides. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the district’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Must hold current DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card
Current CPR/First Aid Certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
The Apache Junction Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including sexual preference/identity) or disability in its employment practices.