Administration (Certificated)/ School Nurse Practitioner
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- Master of Science in Nursing - Primary Care/Family Practice/Pediatrics/Nurse Practitioner
- California Family Practice or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate
- California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number Class 2 or above
- Family or Pediatric Practice Nursing Certification Board or equivalent.
- School Audiometric Certificate (may obtained while working under supervision)
- California Registered Nurse License (School Nurse Credential may be obtained while working under supervision in this position).
- A minimum of three years experience as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner preferred.
- Experience obtaining a relevant health and medical history and performing physical examination based on age and history, ordering and performing preventative and diagnostic procedures required
- Demonstrated experience formulating a differential diagnosis based on history, physical examination and diagnostic test results, developing and implementing a treatment plan based on scientific principles, theoretical knowledge and expertise, and selecting appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.
- Ability to incorporate the role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the school system, combining roles of provider, educator, manager, and consultant.
- Knowledge of communicable disease and health issues that affect public schools.
- Experience in public schools, childrens health, or community health services preferred.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and strong interpersonal skills with staff, students, and community.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Valid drivers license and personal automobile for use on district business.
REPORTS TO: Coordinator II, Health Services or other administrative designee
FUNCTION: Under LCAP Goal 2, Action 37 : The School Nurse Practitioner improves health in the
educational setting by performing physical examinations, developmental assessments,
anticipatory guidance, education, preventative health promotion and management of
common problems and illnesses. These services enhance school attendance and assist
students, families and staff with meeting their health care needs resulting in overall
improved wellness of the school community.
- Provides comprehensive, holistic, history and physicals, (i.e., sports, school entry physicals) according to established protocols approved by the medical authority.
- Assesses, provides medical diagnoses, treats, prescribes, and educates according to established protocols approved by the medical authority.
- Provides accurate, timely and complete electronic documentation.
- Performs and orders necessary laboratory tests according to established protocols approved by the medical authority.
- Follows the state mandated guidelines of the state CHDP program and refers all clients appropriately to a regular source of primary health and dental care.
- Collaborates and Consults with Physicians, Credentialed School Nurses and other Professionals as appropriate to assure timely access to needed services, mental health, or other specialties.
- Evaluates and follows-up on all treatments and referrals in a timely manner according to established protocols approved by the medical authority.
- Maintains professional standards of Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPPA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) at all times.
- Serves as resource to teachers, administrators, and community regarding health matters for students, their families and district staff by providing health education and anticipatory guidance regarding common health concerns and utilizes community resource opportunities for the child and/or family and staff.
- Interprets health-related reports for parents, students and staff as appropriate.
- Assists as part of the School Health Team to develop plans to provide and enhance district health services, programs and activities; and develops applications for alternative funding sources as appropriate.
- Assists in the development and revision of clinical protocols and organizational policies.
- Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives, Infection Control initiatives and the School Health Advisory Committee.
- Provides training and information regarding district health related practices, policies, and responsibilities to staff, students, and community members as appropriate.
- Communicates with the Health Department regarding contagious or suspected contagious disease.
- Maintains records and prepares health-related reports as required by law.
- Participates in meetings with district staff and outside agencies as necessary to coordinate comprehensive health services for individuals.
- Supports the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process for health-related student needs as appropriate.
- Serve as a resource for schools during health emergencies.
- Conducts immunization programs in accordance with state law.
- Explores and assists in addressing health-related attendance problems.
- Maintains current knowledge, skills, and expertise in health, child development, and nutrition.
- Models personal and professional values of equity, integrity, caring, collaboration, personal and collective accountability.
- May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
SALARY: $118,076 - $140,349 annually, 223 days (max. salary includes longevity & educational stipends)
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Districts Improvement of Professional Services handbook, Board Policies and Procedures and consistent with collective bargaining agreements when applicable.
MINIMUM APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
An online application and any documents listed below must be submitted:
- Evidence of Masters of Science in Nursing - Primary Care/Family Practice/Nurse Practitioner
- Evidence of California Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Certificate
- Evidence of California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number Class 2 or above
- Evidence Family Practice Nursing Certification Board or equivalent.
- Evidence of School Audiometric Certificate (may obtained while working under supervision)
- Evidence of California Registered Nurse License (School Nurse Credential may be obtained while working under supervision in this position).
Copies of required certificates, transcripts or diplomas may be submitted with application. District may require that originals be presented for verification prior to employment. Please check with Human Resources regarding acceptable documents. For positions requiring college course work official transcripts will be required upon employment.
It is the applicants responsibility to meet all application requirements and supply copies of all required documents. A separate set of paperwork is required for each application submitted. All application materials submitted become the property of Bakersfield City School District.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Some positions may require proof of privately owned automobile insurance