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School Nurse

Certificated | Concord, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Clayton Valley Charter High School (CVCHS) is a high performing charter high school in Concord, CA. The school opened in 1958 and converted to a charter school starting in the 2012-13 school year.  With a strong academic reputation, CVCHS has a relentless commitment to the academic success of all students and has achieved remarkable academic growth for all subgroups of students.  As a comprehensive high school, CVCHS is committed to providing students tremendous opportunities to be well-rounded with a commitment beyond academics that includes character development, athletics, and the arts.  We are focused on our vision of preparing all students for college and career readiness.  Our Governing Board and Administration are united in our vision of academic rigor with relevant application to student’s current and future real-world experiences, with a commitment to empowering teachers and staff to fulfill the mission of providing the best education to our students.

ROLE SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Principal or his/her designee, the Credentialed School Nurse develops and maintains a broad program of health services designed to protect, maintain and enhance the health of students. The School Nurse will identify and assist in the removal or modification of health-related barriers to learning. The major focus of school health services is the prevention of illness and disability, and the early detection and correction of health problems.

ESSENTIAL  DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Maintain and review student health record to identify and interpret present and potential health problems to staff

  • Coordinate and monitor student medication and treatment

  • Design, implement and monitor individualized health care plans for students with health conditions to assure that their health needs are being met in the school setting.

  • Serve as a contributing member to student support programs such as Student Study Team, Student Attendance Review Team, 504 Plan Team and/or IEP Team to report results of student health assessments and pertinent health information.

  • Conduct state-mandated health screenings (e.g. vision and hearing). Provide the appropriate follow-up.

  • Act as liaison between families, staff, health care providers, and community agencies regarding students' health needs.

  • Assist in planning and providing emergency health care for illness or injury of students/staff on school premises.

  • Assist in the control and prevention of communicable disease by coordinating with community public health agencies and providing information to staff, students and parents about protective measures against communicable diseases.

  • Fulfill the mandated responsibilities related to child abuse and neglect.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Qualifications:


  • Health Services Credential – (SN) School Nurse


PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS:

Work Position (Percentage of Time):

Standing: 20 Walking: 20 Sitting: 60

Body Movement (Frequency):

None (0) Limited (1) Occasional (2) Frequent (3) Very Frequent (4)

Lifting (lbs.): 25 Lifting: 2 Bending: 2

Pushing and/or Pulling Loads (lbs.): 2 Reaching Overhead: 2 Kneeling or Squatting: 2

Climbing Ladders: 0 Climbing Stairs: 2


NON-DISCRIMINATION: Clayton Valley Charter High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, ancestry, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, national origin, or mental or physical handicap in any of its policies or procedures related to admissions, employment, educational services, programs or activities.