Nurse - Riverview Gardens School District
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Nurse 2020-2021 School Year
Job Location: Riverview Gardens School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Riverview Gardens School District
St Louis, MO 63137
Telephone: 314-869-2505 EXT 2409
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Job Description:
SUMMARY: Reports directly to the building principal and the Director of Student Support Services.  Be responsible for routine student health service in a designated school environment.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs registered nursing duties including administering first aid and screening of all students who become ill or injured, evaluations and proper referrals, and maintaining comprehensive health records and usual programs of screening; e.g. vision, hearing, and growth.
  • Performs registered nursing tasks in accordance with the Missouri Nursing Practice Act.
  • Performs all registered-nurse and related duties in a conscientious, safe manner.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the building principal or his/her designee that are in accordance with the Missouri Nursing Practice Act.
  • To provide care for accidents and illnesses of students, according to the policies set forth by the Board of Education; such policy being to give immediate care only and only requiring the parent to assume further responsibility.
  • Maintains all the files and records, including necessary reports covering all phases of the Medical Department’s work.
  • Establishes a student health program, as desired by the Board of Education, keeping in mind that the child’s health is the primary responsibility of the parent and not of the school district.
  • Assists teachers in recognizing symptoms of illness and infection.
  • Follow-up on the correction o defects.
  • Assists teachers with information and materials in health education.
  • Make time available for conferences with teachers, parents and groups in interpretation and follow-up.
  • Be available for emergencies.
  • Encourage compliance with immunization against other diseases.
  • Work with counselors in referrals that have physical and mental aspects.
  • Engage in health counseling—an important function of school nursing service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties listed above. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Graduation from an appropriately accredited school of nursing, registered nurse (R.N. or L.P.N.) licensure in the State of Missouri and two years of nursing experience in various fields.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Year: 10 Month
Salary:  Nurse Range on the District Nurse Salary Schedule, $20.87/hr

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