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
Applicants who apply during this advertisement period will be considered for Nursing vacancies which occur during the First Semester SY 2013-2014.
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.
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.
$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