2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR SCHOOL NURSE- RN (#2312645)

NYOS Charter Schools (learn more)

NYOS Charter School

Austin, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4269573
  • Application Deadline: May 21, 2024
  • Posted: May 21, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

NYOS Charter School
Job Title: School Nurse
Reports to: Director of Operations
Service days: 190
About NYOS

NYOS Charter School is Not Your Ordinary School, located in North Austin Texas. In our organization chart, students are at the top, sixteen hundred of them, so staff are here to serve students on their journey to college readiness and community contribution. We foster a collegial Pre-K 12 program that challenges each learner with rigorous academics, innovative strategies, and expectations for civic engagement.

Primary Role:

NYOS is searching for a School Nurse (RN) to support our NYOS Charter School Community. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and comfortable working under minimal supervision and remains calm and organized. Candidates should possess accountability and strong work ethic and become a model of professional, ethical, and responsible behavior for our students.


Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program
Valid registered nurse license (RN) to practice professional nursing in Texas from the State Board of Nurse Examiners
Certified by Texas Department of Health to conduct vision and hearing screening
Current CPR/AED Certification
Two years nursing experience in a school or similar setting
Knowledge of health appraisal to identify student health needs
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to implement policies and procedures
Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Nursing Services

Provide direct care utilizing professional assessment skills, the nursing process, and established school health protocols.
Carryout first aid and emergency procedures for ill and injured students.
Conduct screening activities including measuring height and weight, testing vision and hearing, and examining spinal cord and scalp.
Serve as health advocate for students.
Notify parents of accident or illness and secure medical care for students in emergency cases (if parents or emergency contact cannot be reached).
Coordinate management system to administer medications to students at school. Administer medications according to district policy and procedures.
Establish and implement effective procedures for mandatory screening programs. Make referrals as necessary.
Develop and coordinate continuing evaluation of campus health program and make changes based on findings.
Educate faculty and staff as needed on health related topics.
Serve as health liaison between school, physicians, parents, and community.
Assess student problems and make appropriate referrals working with students, teachers, parents, and medical and health care professionals as needed.
Participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee, crisis team, and school committees as required.
Communicate regularly with Principal, school Director of Operations, school counselor, teachers, parents, food services, and other staff regarding health services issues.
Review, evaluate, and maintain immunization records.
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including clinic records and accurate, updated health records on all students.
Requisition supplies and equipment needed to maintain clinic inventory.
Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, Texas Department of Health Rule, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in health services area.
Report potential health and safety hazards to principal.
Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
Maintain certification in CPR, vision and hearing screenings, and as a health screener.
Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Serve as staff liaison for the Student Health Advisory Committee. Recruit members. Plan and facilitate meetings 3x per year.
Professional Requirements:

Maintain strict confidentiality regarding information concerning students, parents, staff, and classroom incidents.
Adhere to ethical and legal standards and model behavior that is professional and responsible.
Participate in approved professional development to improve skills related to job assignment.
Follow NYOS standard procedures for communication, interaction, and discipline as outlined in the NYOS Staff Handbook.
Travel between campuses as required for the completion of job duties.
Follow standardized practices and procedures.
Maintain emotional control under stress.
Assume exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.
Compensation and Benefits:

NYOS offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. We also offer a comprehensive package of benefits including:

Health, dental and vision insurance
Short & Long-term disability
Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement System
403b and 457b investment plans
Health Savings Accounts
8 days Paid Time Off
Discounted Health Club Membership
A culture of continuous learning with opportunities for professional development
Essential Functions

Physical abilities include but are not limited to being able to communicate information clearly as well as the ability to see objects at a close range and at a distance, in order to establish and maintain safe and effective working relationships with staff and students.

(Fingerprinting and background checks are mandatory for all applicants)

NYOS Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability, in hiring or providing education or access to benefits of educational services, activities, and programs. The Executive Director has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title IX. The Director of Special Services has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Both can be reached at 12301 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78753, 512-583-6967.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $53,000 to $64,000 Per Year
  • Job Category: Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    NYOS Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Leslie Gale, HR Generalist
    • 12333 N Lamar Blvd
    • Austin, Texas 78753
    • Phone: 512-583-6967 x 3102
    • Fax: 512-359-7993
    • Email: click here

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