Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. 2. Valid Colorado Certificate endorsed as a School Nurse. 3. Such alternatives to the above as the Board may find appropriate.
Job Goal: To provide the fullest possible educational opportunity for each student by minimizing absence due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in the schools.
Performance Responsibilities: 1. Conduct school health services including tests for hearing and vision. 2. Observe students to detect health needs. 3. Visit student homes when necessary. 4. Participate with school staff in developing and implementing the total school health program. 5. Advise teachers on health matters, particularly regarding screening for student health defects. 6. Assist school personnel in establishing sanitary conditions in schools. 7. Develop case histories and obtain medical background for pupils referred for possible special education placement. 8. Be knowledgeable concerning the legal implications of the Handicapped Children's Act. 9. Assume responsibility for other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Programs.
Salary: School Nurses are paid on the Supplemental Salary Schedule. Schedule level is determined by degree status (BA or MA).
Experience credit is negotiable.
Employment Period: 186 days per year
Associated topics: care, care unit, clinical psychologist, clinician, licensed vocational nurse, medicaid, medicaion, optometrist, therapeutic, therapist
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