School Nurse

Grove Elementary: A Marine Area Community School
School Nurse Position Announcement

Posted July 11, 2017

Location: Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota
Grades/Students (at capacity): 200 students in Kindergarten through 6th grade (two section of third grade)
Status:  Approved to open in 2017; Authorizer is The Minnesota Guild

About Us:

Grove Elementary: A Marine Area Community School is a new tuition-free public charter school opening for the 2017-2018 school year in Marine on St. Croix, MN. The mission of the Grove Elementary is to utilize the area’s natural resources, history, arts, and civic stewardship of the community as a foundation for the study of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education, art, and other curriculum subjects. The place-based learning environment will be student-centered, designed by teachers, and reinforced and supported by the local community.


Job Title: School Nurse, Elementary (K-6), Part-time

Position Summary:

Responsible for applying the nursing process (assessment, planning, delivery, assurance and evaluation) to coordinated health care for individual students and the population of students including training, delegation, monitoring and supervision of health care delivered by Health Services Assistants, Licensed Practical Nurses and/or other school staff. Member of Special Education team providing nursing assessments and educational support services to special needs students.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage the care of individual students with special health needs through assessment, planning, assurance and evaluation. Interpret health findings for educational staff regarding impact of health concerns on learning and accommodations required at school. Interpret to medical providers the school related needs of students.’
  • Conduct health reviews and school nurse health assessments (when necessary) on students being evaluated for special education or receiving special education services.
  • Participate on IEP (Individual Education Plan) team for students with health/sensory/physical concerns or impairments that may interfere with learning including providing special education related services (direct and/or indirect) in the area of health/physical when needed.
  • Develop and implement individual health plans (IHP) and emergency health plans (EHP) for students with handicapping health conditions that require accommodations to attend school.
  • Perform skilled nursing procedures, and delegate nursing care procedures when appropriate (see delegation guidelines) including planning, training, monitoring and supervision of delegation using clear written plans for delegates to follow.
  • Participate on a multidisciplinary team that promotes student resiliency and may address the physical and social/emotional health needs of students and plan interventions.
  • Assist students and families in obtaining health care in the community by referrals to appropriate providers and agencies.
Qualifications:
  • License as a Public School Nurse from Minnesota Department of Education.
  • License as a Registered Nurse from Minnesota Board of Nursing.
  • Public Health certification from Minnesota Board of Nursing.
  • Current CPR certification for the Healthcare Professional and current First Aid certification.
License and Certification Requirements:
  • A valid License as a Public School Nurse from Minnesota Department of Education.
  • License as a Registered Nurse from Minnesota Board of Nursing.
  • Public Health certification from Minnesota Board of Nursing.
To Apply for this Opportunity:
Notes:
  • This is a part-time position varying between .25 to .33 FTE.
  • Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.
  • Applications will be considered as they are received and until the position is filled.
  • Please submit any questions regarding this position description or the Marine Area Community School to admin@marineareaschool.org

Thank you for your interest in this unique and inspirational leadership opportunity!

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