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Susquehanna Township School District
Harrisburg, PA, United States
20 days ago
Susquehanna Township School District
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
20 days ago

Description

The Susquehanna Township School District endeavors to be a world class school district with performance excellence expectations of employees.  The District has an opening for a certified school nurse.

External candidates must upload copies of current clearances including Act 34, 151, 126 and 114, three letters of reference, current resume, and copy of transcripts prior to the application deadline. Paper applications are not accepted. A TB test and physical will be required upon hire.


Position Purpose:

  • To provide assessment, screening, planning, intervention, 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.
  • Assists in the establishment and maintenance of a comprehensive school health program.
  • Collects information about the health development status of students for compliance with state immunization regulations and Board of Education policies.
  • Conducts school programs of immunization, physical examinations, and sight and hearing testing.
  • 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.
  • Evaluates nursing care provided and changes plan of care as necessary.
  • Implements Board policy with respect to the exclusion and readmission of students in connection with certain infectious and contagious diseases (e.g., Tuberculosis).
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation in accordance with state and federal law, and Board of Education policies.
  • Develops individual health care plan (ICHP) when needed with specific goals, nursing diagnosis, and interventions delineating school-nursing actions unique to students’ needs and for incorporation into the student’s individualized educational plan (IEP).
  • Intervenes as guided by the nursing care plan to implement nursing actions that promote, maintain or restore health, prevent illness and effect rehabilitation.
  • Serves as a member of school teams as designated health care professional (e.g., Crisis Teams, PPT, Section 504).
  • 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 instruction and training regarding the Heimlich Maneuver, Blood Borne Pathogen training, the school district’s Emergency plan, and with regard to providing care for students, including students with disabilities.
  • Contributes to nursing and school health through innovations in theory; practice and participation in research, including narrative and statistical reports.
  • 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.
  • Confers with parents, students and school district staff and professionals to interpret health and developmental assessments.

Travel Requirements:

  • Frequent travel between schools may be required.


Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile:

  • School Nurse Certification.  Will consider emergency permitting the right BSN.
  • 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.

EOE
 

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 57778543
  • Location:
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Certified School Nurse
  • Company Name: Susquehanna Township School District
  • Job Function: Certified School Nurse
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $50,129.00 - $76,914.00 (Yearly Salary)
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