School District Nurse

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This is a contracted, 40-hour per week position, shared between Hanover-Horton School District and East Jackson Community Schools

Qualifications:

  • Current and valid Michigan license as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Nursing
  • Meets criteria for, or possesses, the Michigan Department of Education Professional School Nurse certification
  • Current CPR (adult and infant) certification

Job Duties:

  • Works in a team relationship with teachers, support staff, and administration
  • Provides nursing services to school aged children and youth
  • Able to work effectively with staff, parents, medical professionals, etc. to coordinate and implement appropriate school-based health care plans
  • Serve as a proactive liaison between home, school, private physicians, and agencies relative to the applicable health needs of students
  • Sensitive to the unique needs of students – able to differentiate services and care, where appropriate
  • Develops and enforces medication protocols and enforces documentation of medication administration
  • Knowledge of necessary safety protocols and injury prevention practices
  • Effective practices of collecting data to monitor student care
  • Collaborate with district and building administration on matters related to pandemic response, quarantines, contact tracing, vaccines, etc.
  • Able to design and deliver appropriate in-service/training to school personnel (CPR, use of epinephrine auto injector, use of AEDs, etc.)
  • Provides sex education program for elementary and middle school aged students
  • Coordinates with district staff and the Jackson County Health Department to oversee vaccinations needed to attend school
  • Fills out the Michigan School Building weekly report of communicable diseases and forwards to the Jackson County Health Department
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient user of current forms of technology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPPA and FERPA laws

 

All applicants please submit a letter of interest, resume, and references to Mr. John Denney, Superintendent, Hanover-Horton School District, 10000 Moscow Rd., Horton, MI  49246 (john.denney@hanoverhorton.org).

 

John Denney, Superintendent

Application deadline:  December 6, 2021 at 12:00 noon or until filled

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