Job Description

Job Number:2018-7157
Summer School Nurse
Ed Resource & Admin Center (ERAC)
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Regular
Start Time:
End Time:
Salary: $37.50 - $0.00
06/02/2019 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
Closing Date:
online application and upload required documents on or before this date.
Additional Information: Central position to support summer school programming throughout district.
Multiple positions available.
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: TBD*

: Exempt *plus additional compensated professional development hours

: The position of school nurse is to assist each student to achieve his/her maximum learning potential through maintaining optimum physical, mental, social and environmental health.

Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.

include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. HEALTH SERVICES: * Identifies student health problems and needs and shares necessary information and its implication with staff; * Maintains a health record for all students, recording screening results on individual student cards; * Assumes the responsibility for screening procedures, such as hearing, vision, and scoliosis; * Reviews and follows up on all student immunization compliance as required by state regulations; * Performs special education health assessments and participates in staffing and I.E.P. planning; * Recommends appropriate medical supplies for the schools; * Assists the school in providing care for injured or ill students at school; * Performs other health-related duties as requested by the principal as time permits. HEALTH EDUCATION: * Provides resources for health and medical concerns for students and staff; * Provide classroom presentations of health issues as requested by staff or as needed and time permits; * Plans and coordinates health care management for students with special health care needs; * Provides staff in-service in areas of identified need, i.e., C.P.R., seizure care, control of communicable diseases as time permits; * Assists in evaluating learning resource material and curricula in the area of health.

SUMMER SCHOOL NURSE HEALTH COUNSELING: * Consults with student, parents, teachers and other staff to obtain appropriate medical care for students; * Assists parents and school personnel to understand and accept children with special needs; * Works with students individually or in groups in areas such as; substance abuse, self-esteem, acute and chronic disease, sexual abuse prevention and treatment * Consults, advises and may refer staff in the areas of health monitoring and counseling. INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: * Respects individual children and their needs and maintains student rapport; * Deals in a professional manner with personal and health information; * Maintains professional relationships with staff, parents and students; * Liaison between school, family and community health services. PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL GROWTH: * Is responsible for personal and professional growth * Demonstrates an awareness of one's own strengths and limitations to improve or enhance competence * Is punctual and reliable Other Functions * Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.


WA State ESA School Nurse Certificate Current Washington State RN License

Criminal background clearance Washington State Driver’s license and proof of insurance First Aid/CPR certification and maintain valid certification Pass a post hire, pre-employment physical assessment

Effective role modeling and high skill level in the healthcare field Evaluating and implementing best practices in a health services organization Interpreting and ensuring compliance with state, federal and district guidelines. Contributing to the health services team in a positive, proactive manner School board policies and procedures

Communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing at all levels Read and comprehend complex manuals, reports, communications and other documents Operate a variety of general office equipment including a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Remain flexible to changes in assignments or situations Organize activities, set priorities, and follow instructions Work cooperatively with staff, students and parents in a school environment Make sound decisions and resolve staff conflicts tactfully and diplomatically Attend to detail and follow tasks through to completion Highline Public Schools 002ESANURS School Nurse Page 2 of 4

SUMMER SCHOOL NURSE Work under pressure at various locations throughout the district Work independently and with minimal supervision Maintain strict confidentiality Establish and maintain medical records and filing systems and to prepare reports in a timely manner Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

Director of Health and Social Services

This position will be evaluated by the Director of Health and Social Services or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilities.

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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to bend neck and back. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands for repetitive grasping and for pushing and pulling. The employee is frequently required to climb stairs, reach overhead, knee stand and push and pull. The employee is occasionally required to use hands for fine manipulation, squat, kneel, lift overhead, crawl, and lift and carry. The employee must constantly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or carry up to 39 pounds and occasionally lift and/or carry a maximum of 50 pounds. The employee is required to push and pull a maximum force of 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. Floor surfaces are varied. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must deal with angry and upset students, parents, and community members. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule. May occasionally be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. May occasionally be required to accompany children on field trips. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.

Updated Context and Mission statement, 2019.04.15 Revised by Human Resources to add WorkSteps and update Physical Demands and Work Environment, 2015.07.01 Transferred to new format by Human Resources, 2014.05.16 Revised by Human Resources, 10/11 Revised by the Personnel Department 2/92 Highline Public Schools 002ESANURS School Nurse Page 3 of 4

SUMMER SCHOOL NURSE Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121,; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100,; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, Highline Public Schools 002ESANURS School Nurse Page 4 of 4

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