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Current Openings:  Student Services Division

Issue Date:  Monday, June 24, 2013
Advertisement Period:  Monday, June 24, 2013 - Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Application Deadline:  5:00 PM, Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Advertised No.: CL13-0068

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  VACANT POSITION
TITLE VISITING HEALTH NURSE (RN) - SY 2013-2014
STUDENT SERVICES DIVISION/HEALTH SERVICES
187 DAYS, 8 HOURS PER DAY
Funding Source: STATE
  This is a Classified Position
GENERAL INFORMATION Applicants who apply during this advertisement period will be considered for Nursing vacancies which occur during the First Semester SY 2013-2014.
DUTIES

The duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides health appraisal of students.
  • Authorizes the use of Title I funds for medical and dental appointments.
  • Reports suspected child abuse cases.
  • Consults community agencies to obtain services and financial assistance.
  • Assists in implementing the policies and procedures for the control of communicable diseases within the school.
  • Assists with enforcement of the regulations for mandatory immunization.
  • Assists in implementing the first aid program in local schools.
  • Provides and supervises special procedures according to the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Supervises the implementation of Health Services Policies and Procedures.
  • Serves as a health liaison between the home and the school relative to established health programs.
  • Counsels with parents, teachers, and other health professionals regarding student health problems.
  • Investigates health problems of students.
  • Supervises the recording of health information on cumulative health records.
  • Serves as resource person and assists in providing classroom instruction.
  • Assists with staff development.
  • Interprets the school health program to the community.
  • Participates in eligibility, IEP, and Health Care Plan development.
  • Attends professional meetings.
  • Provides supervision of clinical experience for assigned nursing students.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director or the Supervisor of Visiting Health Nurses.
QUALIFICATIONS BS degree in Nursing. Possess a current license to practice nursing in the State of Alabama. Minimum of one year experience in a hospital or community health setting. Possess current CPR certification and instructor’s card in First Aid.
SALARY RANGE $38,554.00 - $49,063.00 annually
PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING New applicants applying for the first time should complete the State of Alabama on-line application. This application can be found on the website www.alsde.edu/teachinAlabama. CURRENT EMPLOYEES: Must submit an Application for Advertised Vacancy Form and resume to Human Resources, Mobile County Public Schools, P.O. Box 180069, Mobile, AL 36618. This form can be found at www.mcpss.com; select the Divisions tab Human Resources; and then HR Forms on the column on the left.** Applicants selected for these positions must complete a criminal background check (fingerprinting) and submit results of a drug screening test.
THE MOBILE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER