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Substitute RN - Med Surg

Company: Fredericksburg Independent School District
Location: Fredericksburg
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Substitute RNPRIMARY PURPOSE: Assist in development and implementation of a comprehensive program of health services for the school. Provide direct health services to students. Promote health education and preventive health practices for students. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education/Certification: Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program Valid registered nurse license to practice professional nursing in Texas from the State Board of Nurse Examiners. Certified by Texas Department of Health to conduct vision, hearing, and scoliosis screening CPR Certification Valid Texas School Nurse Certificate Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of health appraisal to identify student health defects Minimum Experience: Two years nursing experience, preferable in community health MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 1. Provide temporary and emergency care for sick and injured students or staff Management according to district policy and procedures. 2. Serve as health advocate for students. 3. Notify parents of accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached). 4. Coordinate a management system to administer medications to students at school. Administer medications according to district policy and procedures. 5. Perform screening procedures as required by the Texas Department of Health, Texas Education Agency, and district policy. Make appropriate referrals as necessary. 6. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the campus health program and implement changes based on the findings. 7. Maintain a program on prevention and control of communicable diseases. 8. Participate in the implementation of the campus health education curriculum and provide health education to individuals and groups. 9. Provide health counseling and instruction on an individual basis. Consultation 10. Serve as health liaison between school, physicians, parents, and community. 11. Assess student problems and make appropriate referrals, working with students, teachers, parents, and the medical and health care community as needed. 12. Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee, crisis teams, child abuse situations, and school committees. 13. Make home visits concerning health problems as necessary with permission of the principal. 14. Communicate regularly with principal and health services coordinator regarding health services issues. Administration 15. Review and evaluate immunization records. 16. Enforce procedures to ensure proper administration, safety, and security of medications, first aid or health supplies, and campus health equipment. 17. Supervise and train LVN(s) in clinic procedures and responsibilities according to district policy. 18. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including clinic records and accurate, updated health records on all students. 19. Requisition supplies and equipment needed to maintain clinic inventory. 20. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, Texas Department of Health rule, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in the area of health services. 21. Report potential health and safety hazards to principal. Professional 22. Articulate the district's mission and goals in the area of health care services to the community and solicits its support in realizing the mission. 23. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations. 24. Maintain certification in CPR, vision, hearing, and scoliosis screening, and as a health screener. 25. Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible. Sub for RN when they are out sick or in training WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policies and procedures; maintain emotional control under stress. Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Frequent district-wide travel; biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases. The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or another legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice. In accordance with Title IX, the district does not discriminate on the basis of sex and is required not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. The requirement not to discriminate extends to employment. Inquires about the application of Title IX may be referred to the district's Title IX coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, or both. Inquiries about the application of Title IX to employment should be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, (FISD Superintendent, 234 Friendship Lane, 830-997-9551).

Keywords: Fredericksburg Independent School District, San Antonio , Substitute RN - Med Surg, Healthcare , Fredericksburg, Texas

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