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NP / School Nursing / Colorado / Permanent / Registered Nurse Job

Company: Jeffco Public Schools
Location: Golden
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Jeffco Public Schools is hiring for multiple Nurse positions for the school year. Locations will be located across the district. Our positions offer a work schedule of Monday-Friday with no nights or weekends. Major holidays, winter break and summers off. Work year is 185 days. Positions are ongoing and full-time, with a full offer of benefits and PERA retirement.To view the position and apply please visit our jobs board at: Job ID# 10743SUMMARY: Serve as the primary health consultant and provide direct care necessary to support student health needs in the school setting. Act as resource to interrelate health and education components to promote and improve school attendance and performance of students. Identify health needs of students through observation, appraisal of health histories and screening programs; and conferences with parents, medical provider(s), and school staff. Provide support to students and staff at assigned schools and programs such as Child Find, Preschool, Outdoor Education Labs, and Jeffco Transition Services. Nursing support is provided according to district guidelines, policies, and protocols. Nursing services also must align with Colorado state guidelines (CDE and CDPHE) and The Board of Nursing requirements, as well as the application of nursing theory and ethics which is utilized as a basis for decision making to support the diverse needs of student populations within the school setting.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Provide ongoing training and monitoring of school health room functions and delegated tasks at assigned district sites per district and department protocols and guidelines.Provide training, delegation, and monitoring of medication administration to identified staff and student health procedures that are necessary to support student health needs in the school setting according to district policies, state law, and Board of Nursing requirements.Provide direct care to support student health needs as necessary as identified through district nursing and departmental guidelines.Collaborate with parents and outside medical providers to develop, implement, and review individualized Student Health Plans appropriate to the school setting for those students identified with safety concerns and/or significant health conditions including acute, chronic, or life-threatening conditions.Consult and participate in educational planning and health education with school staff to promote and improve student school attendance and performance.Complete student health assessments as needed for Section 504 and Special Education according to district guidelines and Nursing practices. Collaborate with Special Education teams and 504 teams.Serve as a health liaison and maintain ongoing communication with parents and students, administrators, Health Aides, school staff, medical providers, and community agencies to support student attendance and academic performance.Consult on communicable disease prevention and control and public health issues as they arise according to district guidelines, local and state public health agency guidelines, and laws.Participate in the district School Health Services Program (Medicaid) goals including the documentation of billable services for eligible students. Input information into ezEDMed system for reimbursement purposes.Participate in collaborative teams with Jeffco Public Health Department, and any other county team, to promote individual and nursing team growth, which will benefit student health and wellness.Assume responsibility for attending required staff professional development, and attending continuing education opportunities that contribute to best practices. This includes all professional competencies, which contributes to the professional growth of employee and colleagues.Participate as qualified Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider CPR/AED/First Aid/Stop the Bleed Instructor to support District CRR/AED/First Aid/Stop the Bleed staff training.Participate as a qualified Colorado Shines Instructor to train all school staff regarding medication administration and supporting school staff with all medication needs for students.Serve as resource for students and families for mental health services which include internal services and external services. This may include providing drug prevention and intervention services to students.Participate on selected committee work and taskforces as requested. Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Jeffco Public Schools, Denver , NP / School Nursing / Colorado / Permanent / Registered Nurse Job, Healthcare , Golden, Colorado

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