Cluster School Nurse

Category:  Support
Job Function:  Support Staff
Department:  Student Health Services

Summary

Provides leadership and support to ensure that all school nurses, clinic assistants, and other personnel are appropriately trained to provide optimum health services for all students; Provides health services to all students

Essential Duties

  • Assists the cluster schools in understanding and managing health issues for students
  • Consults with school staff, clinic assistants, parents, and students regarding students with health issues
  • Serves as a consultant to local school clinic assistants and clinic assistant substitutes; Ensures clinic workers are appropriately trained and follow approved clinic protocol including the supervision of medication for students as appropriate
  • Acts as a liaison between cluster schools, health department, physicians, and other health agencies to coordinate care for students
  • Trains school staff, as appropriate, to perform required procedures; Provides staff development training on health-related subjects
  • Provides emergency crisis nursing care for ill or injured
  • Provides health counseling to students, parents, and staff
  • Assists schools with immunization requirements and health screenings for students
  • Works in concert with the cluster nurses to meet the health care needs of all students
  • Recommends provisions for a healthy and safe school environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Certification/Licensure

Current Georgia RN license, CPR, and First Aid Certification required

Experience Qualifications

Minimum 5 years of successful nursing experience with at least 1 year working with a pediatric population required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of student health programs and issues
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with District personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Working Conditions

  • Normal office and school environment
  • May be exposed to infectious materials/diseases, chemicals, and/or solvents

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office and school environment

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.TTY 1-800-255-0135.

Posting ID:  17320

It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.  If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade, 6201 Powers Ferry Rd, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, or phone 470-254-4585.TTY 1-800-255-0135


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta