Nurse - DESE MSSD - Area II
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Registered Nurse
Job Location: Springfield, MO - Green Valley School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: DESE MSSD - Area II
Springfield, MO 65802
Telephone: 417-895-6850
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Job Description:
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled
Registered Nurse
Hourly Rate: $26.18/hourly, $28.20/hourly with BSN degree (School Term Position)
Primarily responsible for the school health services to students attending the Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled.

To apply for this position, please use this hyperlink:  https://tinyurl.com/33vpxptj  Once on the mocareers website, please go to the Division Tab at the top and select Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled for a list of jobs. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The incumbent must have the ability to perform the essential functions below either with or without reasonable
accommodations.
1. Coordinate and implement a plan for health screenings.
2. Coordinate, design and implement special health care procedures.
3. Provide training on lifting techniques, basic first aid, infection control procedures, dispensing medication,
CPR and other in-service as needed. 
4. Administer medication and other health care procedures. 
5. Follow proper nursing procedures and maintain appropriate documentation.
6. Seek out and use community health service resources.
7. Participate in staffings and IEP conferences to provide information on the student’s physical and health needs
when requested.
8. Oversee all SHCP. Make sure they are completed correctly and all necessary supplies are available. Notify
parents if additional supplies are needed.
9. Utilize each student’s individual communication system.
10. Take a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive school health plan.
11. Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.
12. Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity and
consistency of thought. 13. Collaborate with building administrator to maintain an orderly, attractive, safe, clean environment.
14. Maintain CPR training instructor certification.
15. Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information. 
16. Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and access information via the internet.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Itinerant travel may be assigned as needed. 
2. Perform the daily self-care of students as needed and assigned (e.g., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth
brushing, etc.)
3. Lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students. 
4. Participate in staff development activities to keep nursing skills updated and current. 
5. Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED:
1. Licensed as a registered nurse in Missouri.
2. Experience with pediatrics and/or individuals with disabilities preferred. 
(Other qualifications and experience which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the
requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

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

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