School Nurse - Sage International School

Sage International Network of Schools Southwest / Boise School Nurse Not Applicable Full Time Apply no later than 8/1/2022Posted 1M ago

About this job

SCHOOL NURSE:

Full Time: Monday - Friday
182 day calendar
Salary: DOE

Purpose:
To enhance the educational potential of all students by promoting wellness and facilitating the management of health conditions which create barriers to learning.

Performance Responsibilities:
The overall responsibility of the school nurse has several components: implementing an individual plan of care for students with chronic health conditions, disabilities and those who require treatments or medications, and promoting and maintaining health and well-being of students, families, and school personnel through assessment and teaching. In addition, the school nurse will develop and maintain a system of first aid, recommend school safety measures, and promote a healthful school environment, including communicable disease prevention through identification and screening and the monitoring of immunizations.

The school nurse is responsible for collecting data and maintaining health records within professional and legal boundaries and school guidelines, and contributes to school district procedures with staff trainings. This position assumes responsibility for their continuing education and own professional development and reports to the school principal on individual school matters.



State board of Education School Nurse Endorsement:

c. School Nurse Endorsement. This endorsement is valid for five (5) years. Six (6) credits are required every five (5) years to renew the endorsement. Initial endorsement may be accomplished through completion of either requirements in Subsections 015.04.c.i. or 015.04.c.ii. in addition to the requirement of Subsection 015.04.c.iii. (3-25-16) i. The candidate must possess a valid nursing (RN) license issued by the Idaho State Board of Nursing, and a bachelor's degree in nursing, education, or a health-related field from an accredited institution. (3-25-16) ii. The candidate must possess a valid professional nursing (RN) license issued by the Idaho State Board of Nursing and have completed nine (9) semester credit hours from a university or college in at least three (3) of the following areas: (3-25-16) (1) Health program management; (3-25-16) (2) Child and adolescent health issues; (3-25-16) (3) Counseling, psychology, or social work; or (3-25-16) (4) Methods of instruction. (3-25-16) iii. Additionally, each candidate must have two (2) years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) school nursing, community health nursing, or any area of pediatric, adolescent, or family nursing experience. (3-25-16)

Benefits

Health benefits, PERSI, 182 day calendar

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Sage International Network of Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.