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School Nurse Consultant - School RN

Company: dcsdk12
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

School Nurse Consultant Please complete this application using your full legal name as it appears on your government issued forms of identification when you have time to go from start to finish. Application details cannot be saved along the way, and you must complete and submit the application in one sitting. If you leave your computer and return later, you may time out. REMINDER: Current DCSD employees must apply through their district log-on, this application is for external candidates only! Job Posting Title: School Nurse Consultant Job Description: A specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well being, academic success, and lifelong achievement of students through removal of health related barriers and promotion of optimal wellness. Collaborates with all stakeholders in coordination of multi-tiered systems of support to ensure personalized care for every student. Develops and promotes good community relations among various district and community clientele. PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS: This job will be performed across district schools, facilities or events, serving students from early childhood to 21 years of age. The following physical demands are representative of those that are typically required in the successful performance of this position, but unforeseen circumstances may introduce additional demands/exposure or responsibilities. Frequent District-wide travel to/from assigned schools or school events, including possible travel on bus with medically fragile students Generally in a typical school office environment with standard desk, equipment, fluorescent lighting and a moderate noise level Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching, stooping, and bending Ability to respond quickly to an emergency, potentially walking rapidly/running a distance, such as outside to a playground or athletic field Flexibility to get on hands and knees to render first aid and CPR Frequent use of hands, keyboarding and writing Physical ability to perform job functions, to include individually lifting (up to 50 pounds), moving, pushing and pulling students, heavy objects and equipment (up to 100 pounds) Vision, auditory, taste, smell and mental acuity within normal ranges Biological exposure to bodily fluids, bacteria, communicable diseases, and hazardous waste Occasional exposure to airborne particles, fumes, and outdoor weather conditions Position Specific Information (if Applicable): Responsibilities: Identify students with health needs requiring modifications or accommodations in the school setting or during school sponsored events and activities. Assess the health of the school community and advocate for physical and emotional safety through collaboration with all stakeholders. Collaborate with others to fulfill responsibilities related to building district, regional and state goals and priorities. Participate in comprehensive health education programs and school health policy development. Participate in professional growth opportunities. Assure student health information is protected in accordance with Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Ensure safe delegation of nursing interventions to unlicensed assistive personnel by adhering to the provisions of the Colorado Nurse Practice Act (CRS 12-38-101). Use evaluation of student outcomes to measure the effectiveness of intervention. Provide ongoing consultation services to staff members. Design disease prevention and health promotion strategies for the students and school staff. Develop lesson plans and/or outlines for identified health education needs. Provide direct health services for the student when appropriate. Document health related services in designated Medicaid documentation system for the DCSD School Medicaid Reimbursement Program as assigned. Develop a health care plan to meet students' individual health needs in the school setting. Participate as the health expert on the RTI, special education and 504 teams by mitigating health related obstacles to learning. Obtain and interpret student health data for special education assessments and 504 accommodation plans. Certifications: Registered Nurse License - Colorado, Special Services Provider License - School Nurse - Colorado Department of Education Education: Bachelor's Degree: Nursing (Required) Position Type: Regular Primary Location: Wilcox One Year Only (Yes or No): No Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.00 Approx Scheduled Days Per Year: 185 Work Days Full Salary Range: $55,642.00 USD - $119,024.00 USD Annual Position Salary Schedule Eligibility: Specialist/Extremely Hard to Hire Licensed position salaries are set based on one of three salary schedules; General, Hard to Hire, and Specialist/Extremely Hard to Hire. DCSD will award up to 7 years of previous licensed teaching experience at the time of hire. Click HERE to view the current DCSD Licensed Salary Schedules . All salary amounts listed on the schedules are based on a full-time (1.0) FTE. If applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated according to the assigned FTE. Benefits: This position is eligible for health, vision, dental, health savings account (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), District paid and voluntary additional (supplemental) life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short and long-term disability, critical illness and accident voluntary insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), voluntary 401(k), 403(b) and 457 retirement plan options. Time Off Plans: This position is eligible for paid sick and personal time. This position will be open until filled, but will not be open past: August 10, 2023

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