191 day School Calendar,
Salary based on qualifications and experience
Position Summary: The District Nurse assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, and/or referral activities for students in the school district. The District Nurse also serves as a direct link among physicians, families and community agencies to assure access and continuity of health care for students; provides relevant instruction, counseling and guidance to students, parents and staff concerning health related issues. The District Nurse also works cooperatively with local health care providers to support health services to students and schools.
• Current Oregon RN licensure.
• Criminal history verification/clearance.
• Experience with managing pediatric health care needs through training and delegation.
• Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school
personnel in a collaborative manner.
• Reviews and approves health care protocols district wide.
• Monitors compliance of school health care delivery with federal, state and local laws.
• Provides nursing assessment of ill and injured students as needed.
• Serves as a resource for health issues.
• Provides training of school personnel to provide nursing tasks and delegates nursing
care per criteria in Nurse Practice Act and according to the ONA and OHA.
• Provide for basic emergency health care needs of students and immediate care in
case of injury or sudden illness in accordance with building/district policies and
• Prepare and maintain student health records (i.e., immunizations), and assure district
compliance with state standards for health services.
• Provide emotional support to students, communicate with parents regarding ill or
injured students, in some circumstances assess critical medical or health emergencies
and initiate appropriate response.
• Maintain student health records which include a daily log of all students.
• Per policy, dispense and administer medication and immunizations, take temperatures,
pulse rates, weight and height measurements.
• Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality when dealing with student
and staff information.
• Order health room supplies and maintain an inventory of medical supplies.
• Accompany a sick or injured child to his or her home or hospital as assigned.
• Participate in in-service programs as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Human Resources Department at 541/967-4501 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.
Equal Opportunity Employer Drug and Tobacco Free Environment