Adams 12 Five Star Schools School Nurse / (2021/2022 School Year) in THORNTON, Colorado
School Nurse / (2021/2022 School Year)JobID: 2682
+ + Position Type:
Student Engagement/School Nurse
Educational Support Center
Open Until Filled
SALARY INFORMATION: SEE CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE (https://www.adams12.org/human-resources/salary-schedules)
STANDARD HOURS PER WEEK: 40
MONTHS PER YEAR: 9
JOB CODE: 2130RN
POSITION TYPE: REPLACEMENT
LOCATION: THORNTON, CO.
SUMMARY: Serve as the primary health consultant and provide direct care necessary to support student health needs in the school setting, within the parameters of the Colorado Registered Nurse (RN) licensure. Identify health needs of students through appraisal, health histories, screening programs, observations, conferences with parents, health provider and school staff. Must be able to provide care to students, including medically fragile students independently; follow doctors' orders and health care plans; collaborate with other district RNs, school staff, physicians, and parents to provide high quality care for students with health and medical needs. The RN will be able to provide direct care to students which may include, buth not limited to tracheostomy care, centilator care, gastic tube feedings, and other complex medical care. The RN may be asked to do other duties as assigned. RN licensure required: SSP(Special Service Provider)-School Nurse CDE(Colorado Department of Education) licensure required or the ability to obtain (BSN required).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.
Provide training, delegation according to the Nurse Practice Act, and supervision of staff in providing healthcare including, but not limited to standard precautions, infectious disease guidelines, medication administration, diabetes care, and seizure disorders.
Provide patient care including monitoring student health, administering medications, providing medically necessary procedures including, but not limited to bladder catheterization, gastric tube feeding, tracheotomy care, and ventilator care.
Provide medical expertise in schools; collaborate with health care providers, parents and school personnel to identify, develop and implement applicable Plans that mitigate health-related obstacles to learning.
Review student health questionnaires and updates; ensure student health records are in compliance with federal, state and district guidelines; coordinate vision and hearing screenings. Responsible for ensuring state reports are timely and accurate.
Maintain required licensures/certifications; attend all required meetings, trainings, and professional development as directed by the district supervisor. Keep abreast of best practices and develop and maintain the necessary skills.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited program resulting in an RN licensure.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a clinical health care setting, including gastrostomy feeding, bladder catheterization and tracheotomy care.
Experience as a school nurse preferred
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
Current Colorado RN License required.
Proof of State of Colorado DORA registration. If a Colorado DORA needs to be obtained, it must be done within 60 days of acceptance of hire.
Appropriate Colorado Department of Education licensure/certification or the qualifications to obtain.
Criminal background check required for hire.
Ability to travel among district facilities.
CPR/AED and healthcare provider certifications.
Preference given to candidates with ELL Training and/or an ESL or (LDE) Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement.
SALARY INFORMATION (FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES):
Salary placement on ourCertified Salary schedule (https://www.adams12.org/human-resources/salary-schedules) is dependent on the employees’ education and/or work experience
Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of ten (10) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.
For further explanation of salary placement please refer to ourCertified Master Agreement (https://www.adams12.org/sites/default/files/uploads/documents/2020-2021%20CertMA.pdf) that can be found on our district website.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools is committed to providing an environment that promotes a healthy employee population able to serve our students at the highest level. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as other programs for benefit eli
gible employees. The employee assistance program, voluntary life insurance through PERA, and 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans are available to all employees regardless of hours worked and are available immediately (upon hire date).
To learn more about our benefits including paid time off, please see ourBenefits Overview (https://www.adams12.org/human-resources/benefits-overview) .
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