• School Nurse Substitute

  • Posted: 10/21/2019

    Neosho School District is in need of qualified RN and LPN School Nurses to be "on-call" throughout the school year. Positions will be dedicated to a substitute duty roster and successful candidates will be notified for short and long-term assignments when staff nurses are absent.  $70 per day.

    General Expectations: 

    • Supports the value of education.
    • Complies with the privacy rights of students.
    • Safeguards confidential and/or sensitive information.
    • Communicates effectively with all the members of the school district and community.
    • Provides excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
    • Reacts to change productively.
    • Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
    • Maintains accurate records and filing systems for accountability and audit purposes.
    • Ensures that all activities conform to district and state guidelines.

    Essential Functions:

    • Assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation, management, and/or referral activities.
    • Serves as the direct link between physicians, families, and community agencies to assure access and continuity of health care of students.
    • Upholds professional standards, the state Nurse Practice Act, and other state and local statutes and regulations applicable to school nursing practice, and adheres to district policies and administrative guidelines.
    • Administer daily and emergency medication to students.
    • Administer appropriate level of first aid for illness and injury
    • Make parent contacts when appropriate regarding a student’s illness or injury
    • Provides screening and referral for health conditions.
    • Promotes health, safety and a healthy school environment.
    • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, dress and appropriate professional manner for the work setting.
    • Provide accurate documentation of health room visits and details of care given in student’s health record.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality.
    • Other duties as required or assigned.