Nurse - MO Schools for the Severely Disabled, Area I
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: RN School Nurse
Job Location: Dale Thompson Trails West School, Kansas City, Mo
Beginning: Nov 26, 2018
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: MO Schools for the Severely Disabled, Area I
Sedalia, MO 65301
Telephone: 800-406-7499
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Job Description:
*A DEPARTMENT APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED*
The Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled application may be obtained at http://www.dese.mo.gov/mssd-job-openings and submitted via email.
$21.88 an hour
*Essential Functions: *
* Coordinate and implement a plan for health screenings.
* Coordinate, design and implement special health care procedures.
* Provide training on lifting techniques, basic first aid, infection control procedures, dispensing medication, CPR and other in-service as needed.
* Administer medication and other health care procedures.
* Follow proper nursing procedures and maintain appropriate documentation.
* Seek out and use community health service resources.
* Participate in staffings and IEP conferences to provide information on the student’s physical and health needs.
* Oversee all SHCP. Make sure they are completed correctly and all necessary supplies are available. Notify parents if additional supplies are needed.
* Utilize each student’s individual communication system.
* Take a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive school health plan.
* Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.
* Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity and consistency of thought.
* Collaborate with building administrator to maintain an orderly, attractive, safe, clean environment.
* Maintain CPR training instructor certification.
* Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information.
* Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and access information via the internet.
Additional Responsibilities: 
* Itinerant travel may be assigned as needed.
* Perform the daily self-care of students as needed and assigned (e.g., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.)
* Lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students.
* Participate in staff development activities to keep skills updated and current.
* Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
*Education and Experience *
* Licensed as a registered nurse in Missouri.
* Experience with pediatrics and/or individuals with disabilities preferred.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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