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Registered Nurse - Nestucca Valley School District

Company: Northwest Regional School District
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: District Registered Nurse

Location: Nestucca Valley School District

Reports To: Special Programs Administrator

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary: TBD

FTE: TBD

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The District Nurse provides, coordinates, and directs nursing care and services on behalf of the district. The District Nurse coordinates and delivers a school health program including the delivery of services to students and staff members in order to enhance health and wellness in the school community. Duties are performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice, district/state board of education policies and procedures and state law regarding nurse practice.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • Certificates as determined by the District and official status as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Ability to make decisions independently and to use initiative and judgment in accomplishing tasks following overall policies and objectives
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations.
  • General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use database software, e-mail, internet software, spreadsheets and word processing software.
  • State issued valid driver's license

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Formulates and implements health care plans for students, collaborating with families and medical professionals.
  • Conducts student health assessments.
  • Reviews health conditions in classrooms as needed, assesses care needs, and modifies health protocols or education plans.
  • Consults with physicians and parents to obtain necessary information and convey findings.
  • Delegates health-related procedures to staff. Supplies appropriate training and supervision in accordance with state standards.
  • Communicates with parents and staff regarding health needs.
  • Performs direct nursing as needed (e.g., medication, tube feeding, seizure management).
  • Assists in collecting and tracking immunization records and meet state reporting guidelines.
  • Participates in IEP and 504 processes for students with health needs.
  • Travels to multiple classroom sites. Make home visits as necessary.
  • Provides consultation in educational settings regarding school health needs.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law and District policy and regulations
  • Annually pass the District's required online training by the District's assigned due date.
  • Follow District protocol for reporting absences.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year to be according to the current negotiated contract.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board policy.

WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS:

  • Establish and maintain a positive and respectful working relationship with students, staff, administration, parents/guardians and community members.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with staff and customers at all organizational levels (listening to others without interrupting, keeping emotions under control, remaining open to others' ideas and focusing on solving conflicts).
  • Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to a student, family, colleague or NVSD patron, and use or relay confidential information only in the course of performing assigned responsibilities
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Follow all laws, District policies, rules, regulations, memos, announcements and reasonable requests by proper authority

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.

  • Frequent or prolonged standing, walking and sitting.
  • Crouching to work with younger students.
  • Possible moderate to high noise level.
  • Frequent and prolonged talking/listening in conversations/meetings.
  • Requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception.
  • Requires handling and working with a variety of materials and objects.
  • Work may occasionally involve lifting/carrying objects weighing 25-50 pounds.
  • Work may require lifting or assisting in lifting a student or physically restraining a student from harming self or others.
  • Possible exposure to bodily fluids due to student injury or illness.
  • Possible exposure to bodily harm due to student behaviors.

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time, as it deems advisable.

Nestucca Valley School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of NVSD that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, veterans status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities, or employment.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Human Resources Officer at 503-392-3194 x403 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

Keywords: Northwest Regional School District, Hillsboro , Registered Nurse - Nestucca Valley School District, Other , Hillsboro, Oregon

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