To provide health services and leadership in establishing a complete and effective program of school health consistent with Virginia guidelines, Board of Nursing regulations, and local School Board policy. Organizes, implements, and maintains comprehensive school health records and follows state health mandates.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
Current Virginia license as a Registered Nurse, must meet the school nurse qualifications set by the state board of education and nursing. Must hold a nursing degree (BSN preferred) from an accredited school, college or university. Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license. Must have at least three (3) years experience as a nurse in community health or pediatric health work setting. Must maintain current training in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the School Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; to bend, stoop, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead.
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 low to moderate.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The School Nurse will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Health Services, Principal or appropriate administrator. Bedford County Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.