Nurse - Orchard Farm R-V
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Substitute Nurse
Job Location: Orchard Farm School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Orchard Farm R-V
St Charles, MO 63301
Telephone: 636-925-5456
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Job Description:
Orchard Farm School District is seeking substitute nurses to join our team.
 
Substitute nurses will provide evaluation, counseling, management and/or referrals concerning the health and medical care needs of students for the purpose of minimizing absences due to illness, maximizing educational opportunities, and creating a healthy school climate.

Essential Functions:
  • Works collaboratively with health care providers, students parents, school district staff and community agencies to ensure access and continuity of care for students.
  • Performs nursing assessment for students who are ill or injured; applies appropriate theory as basis for providing first aid, nursing care, intervention and referrals for those students.
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation in accordance with state and federal law, and Board of Education policies.
  • Provides guidance, counseling and health education to students, parents and employees as necessary.
  • Reports to parents, school district personnel, physicians, clinics, and others as needed to meet student health needs.
  • Provides medical assessment to school district employees as requested.
  • Provides health education to students as requested.
  • Notifies the appropriate person or agency of student’s injury/illness in accordance with Board policy as necessary.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisors or other administrators.
Equipment:
  • Uses medical equipment to provide health care to students/staff, including, but not limited to, blood glucose monitor, stethoscope, thermometers, sphygmomanometers.
  • Uses personal computers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, first aid, illnesses and injuries, nutrition, and related areas.
  • Ability to diagnose and provide care for ill or injured students.
  • Ability to convey appropriate medical information to school district staff or medical professionals to ensure a proper maintenance in the school setting.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed for position.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Powerpoint, the Internet, Outlook, electronic mail).
  • Ability to problem solve job-related issues.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and students with special needs.
  • Ability to follow oral and written orders from supervisors, administrators, physicians, and to coordinate work with principal, teachers and others.
  • Ability to describe orally and in writing school health services provided, issues and concerns regarding school health.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
Safety Requirements:
  • Adheres to all applicable professional safety standards and practices in the nursing field, including requirements set forth in federal and state law, and Occupational Safety and Health regulations.
  • Implements Board Policy regarding Blood Borne Pathogens and other Board policies regarding the medical or health care of employees and students.
 
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
  • Work in standard school building environment.
  • Exposure to body secretions, blood borne pathogens, medicine and medicinal supplies, illnesses and diseases.
Qualifications Profile:  Any combination of education, licenses, certifications and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
  • Must meet qualifications of a school nurse as defined in state regulations.
  • Successful experiences working with pediatric population, preferably in a community or school setting desirable.  
License or Certificate:
  • Registered professional nurse, designated as R.N. as defined and determined by state law, and currently licensed in the state.
  • Current certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Employment
$20.00/hour
Substitute, at-will, as needed basis

All interested applicants should apply through the OFSD Hire Site to be considered for employment.
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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