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South Conway County School District

Substitute Nurse (44)

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Job Details

TitleSubstitute Nurse
Posting ID44
Description

SUBSTITUTE NURSE

 

Position Title:           Substitute Nurse

Reports To:               Director of Student Services and Respective Building Principal

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

Length of Contract:  As Needed

 

SUMMARY:

The Substitute School Nurse, under the supervision of the Director of Student Services in conjunction with the Building Principal, is responsible for using his/her clinical knowledge and judgment to promote a public school health program to scholars and staff, perform health screenings, and serve as the liaison between school personnel, family, and healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment.  The Substitute Nurse’s primary responsibility is to promote and provide a safe public school health program for scholars. (The Substitute Nurse functions in the role of the Building Nurse when the Building Nurse is unavailable.)

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

The Substitute Nurse will be evaluated by the Director of Student Services in conjunction with the Building Principal, in accordance with the provisions of the Board of Education policy on evaluation of Professional Personnel. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Demonstrates relentless commitment to safety, learning, and academic achievement of all scholars by actively participating in the Professional Learning Community Process and carrying out assigned responsibilities to contribute the mission of the South Conway County School District.
  • Demonstrates effective customer service to all district patrons.
  • The substitute nurse shall promote a public school health program that is a cooperative project produced through the efforts of administrators, teachers, children, parents, custodian, and all persons concerned with the school.
  • The substitute nurse shall interpret the health program to teachers, parents, and children as required.
  • The substitute nurse shall serve as a liaison person between the physician, community health agencies, the home, child guidance centers, and the school.
  • The substitute nurse shall aid in protecting the health and welfare of the scholars and school personnel.
  • The substitute nurse shall cooperate with school personnel in attendance problems by determining the existence or extent of illness of children by home visits when appropriate and contact with physicians, hospitals, etc.
  • The substitute nurse shall assist in planning and carrying out other school programs that relate to the school health program.
  • The substitute nurse shall cooperate with all agencies and organizations interested in health programs concerning school children.
  • The substitute nurse shall direct the implementation of all state and federal guidelines regarding health requirements of school children, school employees, and school programs.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 
  • The substitute nurse will function in the role of the building nurse when the building nurse is unavailable.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

Valid Nursing License; Pass all appropriate background checks.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hand and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The ability to travel to other buildings or local training sites may be required for professional development opportunities or demands of the job. The position requires the individual to sometimes work irregular or extended work hours in order to meet demands of the position.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

 

South Conway County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary RangeSubstitute
LocationMorrilton Elementary School

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/11/2021

Job Contact

NameKen HolmesTitleDirector of Student Services
Emailholmesk@sccsd.k12.ar.usPhone501-354-9454