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Newport News Public Schools School Nurse in Newport News, Virginia

less thanp>less thanstrong>less thanu>Job Summary:less than/u>less than/strong>less than/p>less thanp>Position is responsible for performing professional nursing care and providing health care services to students and staff in a public school setting. Position organizes the health clinic at the assigned school; performs and interprets health screenings and medical examinations; assesses student health needs; administers emergency care / first aid treatment; provides health counseling; and conducts related workshops. Provide a safe and healthy environment in order to maximize students potential to learn.less thanbr>less thanbr>less than/p>less thanp>less thanstrong>less thanu>Minimum Qualifications:less than/u>less than/strong>less than/p>less thanul>less thanli>Must have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing with some work experience as a Registered Nurse.less than/li>less thanli>Bachelors degree in nursing preferred.less than/li>less thanli>Must be licensed, or eligible for licensure as a RN by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Must possess current CPR certification.less than/li>less thanli>Must have knowledge of professional nursing principles, practices, and techniques within a public school environment to include knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, child growth/development, basic pharmacology, medical terminology, and infection control measures.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess the ability to organize a clinic and supervise staff.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess the ability to manage the health of students and exercise judgment in the application of nursing care.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess skills in standard nursing procedures and the ability to perform/interpret health screenings and physical examinations.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess the ability to maintain comprehensive health records, prepare clear/concise medical reports and use appropriate computer systems.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.less than/li>less thanli>Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents/guardians, and outside agencies.less than/li>less than/ul>less thanp>For a complete job description visithttp://sbo.nn.k12.va.us/hr/jobs/descriptions/School_Nurse.pdfless than/p>