Norfolk Public School District (learn more)

Norfolk, VA (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3225794
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: February 1, 2020

Job Description

Full-Time and Permanent; 200 Days/Year; 10 Months/Year


Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Virginia unrestricted Registered Nurse license.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Active Virginia Driver's License required.
  • Bachelors of Science Nursing degree preferred.
  • Medical/surgical nursing and/or pediatric experience preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of successful experience required.
  • Experience working in a school setting preferred.
  • Experience working with students with disabilities preferred.
  • Personal characteristics conducive to working effectively with students, teachers, school personnel, community groups and parents required.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Ability to interpret school health services to stakeholders.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and supervise the school health screening programs in accordance with the state and district mandates.
  • Experience in medical and surgical and/or pediatric nursing.
  • Knowledge of student growth, development, and age-appropriate behaviors and expectations.
  • Knowledge of state health regulations.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of various methods of data collection, subsequent analysis, and interpretation of the data to drive appropriate healthcare decisions.
  • Knowledge or experience with care plans, Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), and/or 504 plans.
  • Ability to function independently in a school clinic and make sound clinical judgments.
  • Ability to work effectively with people and demonstrate good human relations skills.
  • Ability to impart knowledge to large groups, small groups, and individuals.
  • Ability to accurately observe, report, and record the health concerns and progress of students.
  • Ability to effectively organized and present information both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use computerized software programs to generate reports, letters, and other documents in addition to data collection programs.

Nature of Position

  • Professional nursing care in a school setting.
  • Nursing assessments and diagnosis for students.
  • Administration of medication to students.
  • Skilled nursing of students with disabilities as needed.
  • Documentation of student interactions, medication administration, and parent health concerns.
  • Emergency care for students, staff, and guests during school hours.
  • Initiation of referrals to parents and school personnel for intervention, remediation, and follow-through.
  • Parental updates on students' health status and parent notification in emergency situations.
  • Nursing liaison for students, staff, administration, and parents.
  • Participation in students' Individualized Education Plan meetings as needed.
  • Participation in the development and implementation of health plans as needed.
  • Screenings for vision, hearing, scoliosis, growth, and more per the Virginia School Health Guidelines.
  • Reports for schools per Department of Education and Norfolk Public Schools guidelines.
  • Distribution of health information to assist students and families in making health-related decisions.
  • This position requires standing, lifting, walking up and down corridors, walking up and down stairs, hearing, seeing, balancing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, grasping, bending, pushing, reaching, frequent sedentary tasks, and the ability to perform CPR.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Student Services > School Nurse
  • Contact Information

    • Amanda Schilling
    • 800 E. City Hall Ave
    • Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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