Nurse - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Bilingual School Nurse, RN
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Dec 20, 2018
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description: Bilingual School Nurse, RN

School Background: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K-12. The schools are part of the Guadalupe Education System (GES) under Guadalupe Centers. It is sponsored by the University of Central Missouri. The vision of GES is to empower students to succeed in college and their chosen professions by providing a rigorous and enriching learning experience that develops highly educated, socially conscious, culturally competent, contributing members of society.

Summary: Manage and coordinate the assigned school's health services program based on requirements established by school division policies, procedures, and protocols, and by local, state and national regulations and statues; maintain and operate the school clinic.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Assess, plan, and implement coordinated school health services.
  • Establish and maintain comprehensive school health records.
  • Assess the health and developmental status of all students.
  • Identify students with special health concerns and develop appropriate health care plans with students and families.
  • Establish system to provide care for illness and injury.
  • Monitor communicable disease prevention and control program – establish and maintain immunization records, comply with state laws, rules and regulations regarding immunization requirements, exclusion of students with communicable diseases and reporting of designated diseases, and participate on advisory committee for students and staff with chronic infectious diseases.
  • Determine priorities for screening programs, conduct screenings, make referrals and provide follow-up.
  • Establish dental health programs, as needed – education, fluoride application programs, and screenings.
  • Assure in-service education for school staff regarding their role as mandated reporters in suspected child abuse and neglect.
  • Provide in-service education for school personnel on surveillance of health problems, communicable disease control, infection control, abuse and neglect reporting, etc 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to use clinic/medical equipment
  • Possess basic pharmacological knowledge
  • Ability to assess emergency situations and act accordingly
  • Comfortable knowledge of universal procedures and ability to teach this to others
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability/willingness to participate in ongoing professional and staff development, both independently and through system-offered opportunities.
Education and Experience:
  • Valid CPR and AED certification
  • Graduate from an accredited nursing program.
  • Registered nurse in the state of Missouri and in good standing with Board of Nursing.
  • A minimum of three years’ nursing experience in community health, pediatrics, emergency care and triage, psychiatry and/or a physician’s office preferred.
  • Ability to understand and speak Spanish.
Physical Requirements: Requires standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, simple grasping, pushing pulling, fine motor and gross motor skills, bending, lifting, squatting, kneeling, climbing, and reaching. Ability to lift students as required and has the stamina to stand all day, every day of the week as needed.

GUADALUPE CENTERS, INC. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities’ individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

APPLY BY: PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.GUADALUPECENTERS.ORG UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF TRANSCRIPT(S), AND CERTIFICATION(S) TO YOUR APPLICATION. OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THEAPPLICATION.

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