School Nurse

Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers
Job Description
Position Title: Cashton School Nurse
Position Type: Limited Full-Time (33.75 hours a week)
Department: Medical
Reports To: Clinical Manager
Status: Exempt
Location: Cashton, WI 54619
 
Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is an independent, non-profit healthcare provider, caring for Western Wisconsin. Scenic Bluffs provides nursing staff for the Cashton and Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School Districts to increase healthcare education and prevention in the schools. Our Registered Nurses are present to students, parents and staff on a daily basis and offer assistance with health issues, as well as offer health education to the schools.
 
Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers is looking for a limited full-time School Nurse to join our team in Cashton, WI. The individual is responsible for providing professional nursing care to students, families and the community in a school setting.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Follow established protocols in school health set forth by the DPI, Health Center, rules and regulations of the state of Wisconsin including, but not limited to immunization status, blood borne pathogens, communicable disease reporting, emergency nursing and administration of medication
  • Assist in the development and updating of school policies and procedures in regards to health
  • Conduct, organize, and document health classes and/or events in collaboration with health educator, school staff, and Health Center staff for school based training including but not limited to epi-pens and blood borne pathogens
  • Provide appropriate disease screening activities including hearing and vision screenings
  • Provide appropriate classroom teaching as requested including growth and development
  • Assess and treat appropriate injuries and illnesses in a school district per established protocols
  • Follow provider orders for medication management, emergency treatment, and procedures
  • Complete accurate, legal, and ethical documentation in patient medical and/or school record
  • Develop Individualized Health Plans for students with special health care needs
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and community events as requested
  • Monitor and order supplies for school nurse office
  • Collaborate in the performance of review activities for the quality improvement program
  • Write reports and formulate recommendations with school, families, and/or Health Center staff
  • Promote the mission, vision and values of the organization in all interactions
  • Act within the scope of RN practice
  • Report to work as scheduled
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
The individual must possess effective communication skills and development of good working relationships with other parent, student, co-workers and the public. This includes gaining the trust and respect of those with whom the position works most closely as well as maintaining the integrity of confidential patient and business information.
 
Education and/or Experience
The individual must possess a Wisconsin RN license and an acceptable course in Public Health Nursing or must have a Wisconsin RN license and a BSN. Knowledge of school nursing systems and programs is important. Experience in a school nurse setting helpful, but not required. This position requires a current CPR certification.
 
Scenic Bluffs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.
 
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