SCHOOL NURSE

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    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.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    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.
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • 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 INFORMATION:

    Contact: Judith Edwards at / edwards_judi@aps.edu

    APPLY TO:

    APPLY ONLINE: http://www.aps.edu/jobs/job-listings,

    Please provide copies of your Transcripts, Nursing License, Resume & Cover Letter within your application.

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    SALARY:

    A SCHEDULE

    DAYS:

    184

    HOURS:

    6.5

    START DATE:

    August 5, 2020

    ADA Compliance
    Posting ID: 556638169Posted: 2020-05-21