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Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Denver Public Schools
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:



Traditional 186 work days per year

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: Click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule. (Please note: You must submit all relevant documentation via onboarding before the deadline (15 days after receiving your offer letter) for salary setting purposes.)

Please note: Applicationswill be received until July 11, 2024. If the position is not filled by then, we may considerapplicationssubmitted after thedeadline.Interested applicants mustapplyonline by visiting the Denver Public Schools job board

About this job:

The School Nurse is an essential role to our schools and will oversee the emotional, mental, physical, and social health of students and maintain a safe and healthy environment. School Nurses are assigned to work across the district in one or multiple school locations depending on the needs of the school.

What DPS Offers You:

* A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.
* Competitive Teacher/SSP Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule. Click here for more information on compensation for these roles. Please note: You must submit all relevant documentation via onboarding before the deadline (15 days after receiving your offer letter) for salary setting purposes.
* In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

What You'll Do:

* Promote an optimal level of wellness to enhance the educational process of students.
* Work to remove, modify or reduce health-related barriers to learning.
* Provide well student care, health care, first aid, immunizations and assistance to students at assigned school.
* Perform screenings for scoliosis, vision, hearing, height and weight, and/or other conditions and make referrals and follow-up.
* Complete, update, and maintain student records (accident reports, health records) using District software systems, and complete and submit reports.
* May supervise health paraprofessionals and other health staff in assigned locations.

What You'll Need:

* Have a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing. (If you do NOT have a BSN, you must have three (3) or more years of licensed, practical experience as an RN with school-aged children in order for the district to sign off on a temporary license AND at the time of hire, you must be able to show proof of enrollment in a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing program and agree to finish the program during the next three years, during your probationary period with CDE. This also includes any agency nurses hired.)
* Current Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider License - School Nurse.
* Be licensed as a registered nurse by the State of Colorado.
* Possess a current certificate for Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and be able to renew it as required.
* Have previous school nursing experience, preferred.
* Have a National School Nurse Certification, which is highly desired.
* Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.
* Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.
* Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

Keywords: Denver Public Schools, Denver , Nurse - Med Surg, Healthcare , Denver, Colorado

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