Nurse Assistant - Knob Noster R-VIII
Position: Nurse Assistant
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Based Nursing Assistant
Job Location: Knob Noster Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 10, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Knob Noster R-VIII
Knob Noster, MO 65336
Telephone: 660-563-3186
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Job Description:
Knob Noster Public Schools is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as School Nurse (RN) for the 2020-2021 school year.
 
The successful candidate will demonstrate diverse professional knowledge, a vision of excellence, a student-centered focus, and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
 
School Based Nursing Assistant or Health Aide
 
CERTIFICATION:  Certified Nursing Assistant Certification or High School Graduate or Equivalency Certification
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Experience working in a school setting preferred, but not required
  2. CNA certification preferred, but not required
  3. CPR and First Aid training
  4. Criminal justice fingerprint and background clearance
  5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board and/or Superintendent may find appropriate
 
REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services, Building Level Principals and Head Nurse
 
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:            
  1. Minimizes absences due to illness
  2. Creates a climate of health and well-being
  3. Serves as a building nurse
REQUIRED PERFORMANCE AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides basic first aid for illness and injury according to written school policy and procedures
  • Monitors immunizations, assures appropriate exclusion from and re-entry into school
  • When trained, perform initial screening procedures for vision, hearing, height and weight measurements
  • Implements precautions for blood borne pathogens and other infectious disease
  • Assesses the physical environment of school and takes actions to improve health and safety
  • Promotes and educates students to improve their health status, make healthy choices and encourage self-care; physically and mentally
  • Participates as a team member in developing and evaluating student needs through an Individual Education Plan, 504 and/or Health Care Plan
  • Communicates with family
  • Communicates with community health providers and community health care agencies while ensuring appropriate confidentiality
  • Compiles information including observations, appropriate medical records and screening results
  • Provides care management for children with identified health needs
  • Takes and records accurate temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and other symptoms presented by the student
  • Maintains student records electronically for health room visits
  • Assists in identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect and reports to the appropriate person as outlined in school board policy
  • Assumes responsibility for maintenance of the health room
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position
  • Displays appropriate personal and professional traits that exhibit a positive role model for students and parents
  • Establishes and maintains good rapport with students, school staff, families, and the community
  • Participates in district professional development, as requested
  • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, dress, and appropriate professional manner for the work setting
  • Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills
  • Adhere to all district rules, regulations, and policies
  • Adheres to good safety practices
  • All other duties as required or assigned 
JOB DUTIES: The most significant duties of this position have been included in this job description. However, this job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties performed. In addition, the District may modify this position as needed to reflect the assignment of additional or supplemental duties assigned. Employees are expected to perform all assigned duties regardless of whether such duties appear in this job description.
 
Revised:              January 2020
 
Interested, qualified candidates should apply online at www.knobnoster.k12.mo.us. A competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and credentials will be offered.  This position will remain open until filled. 
 
Knob Noster Public Schools - Our Mission Is Student Success!

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

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