Develops and utilizes appropriate health services and health monitoring programs while functioning as a student advocate, and develops and implements programs to assist students' and families' access to health care.
Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
- Cooperates in the development and implementation of the District health program.
- Participates with school staff in developing and implementing a total school health program based on student needs.
- Advises and educates teachers, students and parents on health matters and provides training activities when necessary.
- Identifies health problems including social, emotional and economic factors that interfere with learning through screening procedures, assessment and evaluation of students.
- Initiates, establishes and monitors quality assurance for the Presumptive Eligibility/Medicaid Onsite Application Assistance (PE/MOSAA) or other health care and/or education related programs as directed.
- Works collaboratively with school-based health care personnel.
- Assists in the supervising, training and delegating assignments to Health Assistants.
- Initiates medical and mental health referrals to parents, school personnel and community providers.
- Develops and implements individual health care plans.
- Provides remediation and follow-through on all referrals.
- Serves as a consultant and resource person to staff, parents and students in identifying community resources, environmental hazards and school safety issues.
- Acts as a liaison between the school, home and community providers regarding health information and referrals.
- Implements policies and procedures regarding school health and the control of communicable diseases in accordance with established policies and procedures.
- Oversees compliance with state immunization laws.
- Arranges for the routine care of ill and injured students.
- Manages and oversees the implementation of the District medication policy.
- Participates as a health professional in the evaluation process for students referred for special education services.
- Participates as a health professional on other relevant teams and at appropriate conferences and meetings.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
The minimum expectations for this job are as follows
- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
- Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
- Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
- Ability to communication effectively with State Agencies.
- Knowledge of District policies and procedures as they apply to health services.
- Knowledge of State and Federal guidelines that effect student access to health care and/or educational related programs.
- Knowledge of standard nursing practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of Federal, State and District confidentiality policy as related to students and families.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, ADN in Nursing with three years of experience in Nursing & current enrollment in BSN Program, ADN with Bachelor's in Health related field.
- Valid New Mexico Nursing license 700, 701, 702, or 703
- Valid State Department of Education School Nurse license
- Maintains current CPR certification
- One year of experience in nursing or community nursing
Contact: Judith Edwards at / email@example.com
APPLY ONLINE: http://www.aps.edu/jobs/job-listings,
Please provide copies of your Transcripts, Nursing License, Resume & Cover Letter within your application.
August 5, 2020
Posting ID: 556638169Posted: 2020-05-21