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Southeast Polk Community School District Substitute Nurse 2023-2024 in Altoona, Iowa

Substitute Nurse 2023-2024 JobID: 3364

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    Substitute/ Substitute Nurse

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Title: Substitute School Nurse Qualifications: 1. BSN Degree in Nursing and RN certification. 2. Preference given to current first aid and CPR certificates. 3. Preference given to experience and/or training with youth. 4. Such alternative to the above qualification as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable. Reports to: Building Principals Supervises: Students, Assigned Classified Aides Job Goal:To be a team member providing the fullest possible educational opportunity for all students by minimizing absence due to illness and creating a climate of health and well-being in Southeast Polk; to be a part of the district dedicated to being an innovative, educational organization committed to providing learning experiences of superior quality which enable ALL students to successfully meet challenges now and in the future. Performance Responsibilities: 1. Assist in developing school health program. 2. Observe students on a regular basis to detect health needs. 3. Instruct teachers on screening students for health defects. 4. Maintain up-to-date cumulative health records on all students. 5. Report to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on student health matters. 7. Assume authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered an injury or emergency illness. 8. Administer first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures. 9. Make recommendations on health needs of individual students.10. Make recommendation and implement Board policy on exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.11. Assist school personnel in maintaining sanitary standards in schools.12. Other duties as assigned. Disclaimer:The statements of this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this position. These statements are not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his or her supervision.

It is the policy of the Southeast Polk Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact, Joseph M. Horton, Associate Superintendent, Affirmative Action Coordinator, Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator, Southeast Polk District Office, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009, (515) 967-4294, Inquiries or grievances may also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121; or the Director of the Region VII Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn St., 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604.