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FT School Nurse - Espiritu Santo - School RN

Company: Catholic Charities
Location: Safety Harbor
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

FT School Nurse - Espiritu SantoESPIRITU SANTO CATHOLIC SCHOOL JOB DESCRIPTION

SCHOOL NURSE

Purpose:

Protect and promote student health, facilitate optimal development, and advance academic success.

Position Description:

Provide and manage a health services program to facilitate the students optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth and development; supports the process by working to protect and promote the health of students; create a healthy environment for students and staff.

Reports to: Principal

Responsibilities:

* keep all student/staff health information confidential
* provides health assessment of students with acute/chronic conditions and injuries
* identify students with known chronic illness and special health needs
* develop care plans for students with special health needs/chronic conditions
* educate students on chronic conditions and correct use of medication, i.e.. Inhalers/Asthma
* refer students to school counselor
* maintain confidentiality and share information only when deemed appropriate as directed by the principal
* as needed, attend student meetings as part of the interdisciplinary team
* review immunization and physical forms for compliance; complete Florida Immunization Annual Compliance report
* work with Director of Preschool and Pinellas County Health Dept. to meet health requirements for PreK & VPK
* dispense prescribed daily medications and OTC medications as needed with documentation
* maintain emergency medications for students with health conditions
* review student health issues with appropriate grade level and specials teachers at the beginning of the year and as need
* Review delivery of emergency medications with all staff, i.e., EpiPens, inhalers, Valtoco and others when needed
* maintain emergency boxes in clinic and boxes; add additional supplies as indicated
* maintain good communication with teachers/staff regarding student health; provide health information
* promote and assist in the control of communicable diseases
* medical resource for families and staff/faculty
* provide health teaching in areas of health and safety; work with middle school PE/Health teachers presenting CPR/AED (5th 8th) and Always Changing (5th)
* develop community liaisons to provide health trainings for grade levels (St. Josephs, More Health)
* provide CPR/AED/First Aid class to staff (Wishart)
* maintain good communication with parents/guardians on student health status, clinic information
* complete accident reports for students/staff; complete claim forms for staff
* run daily attendance report from Facts and email absences to faculty every morning
* assist front office staff as needed and when available

Qualifications:

* active member the Roman Catholic faith community
* RN preferred
* BLS CPR certified - AHA
* Valid, unencumbered Florida nursing license
* Pediatric experience
* excellent communication skills with students, families, and staff
* good organizational skills
* basic computer knowledge and willingness to learn new skills
* work constructively as part of an office team, understanding roles and responsibilities

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Level II Background Screening and Diocesan Safe Environment Trainings.

Keywords: Catholic Charities, Clearwater , FT School Nurse - Espiritu Santo - School RN, Healthcare , Safety Harbor, Florida

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