School Nurse

Salinas City Elementary • Salinas, CA 93901

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

School Nurse


Salinas City Elementary

Date Posted:



Tina Torrez


Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Not Specified

Length of Work Year:

210 days

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

11/30/2018 5:00 PM Pacific


$83,959 - $116,756

Date Posted: 10/24/2018 Application Deadline: 11/30/2018 5:00 PM Pacific Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 210 days Salary: $83,959 - $116,756 Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified Contact: Tina Torrez Email: Phone: 831-784-2206

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print


Under general direction to promote, protect and improve student health; plan and implement school health programs; provide consultation services to schools; oversee and direct Health Aides at various school sites; develop, maintain and utilize student health records, submit required health forms to various agencies.


* Provides effective management, leadership, and communication in areas of assignment;

* Conducts vision and hearing screenings, referrals and follow-ups;

* Conducts other health appraisals including dental, nutrition, physical disabilities, mental health and child abuse cases;

* Conducts faculty and staff health consultations;

* Provides in-service training for school personnel regarding laws, policies and special programs;

* Serves on special education committees;

* Writes and /or revises health forms; submits required health reports;

* Provides classroom instruction on dental, nutrition, hygiene, family-life and disease education;

* Maintains and supervises student health records;

* May be called upon to serve on various health related committees; monitors and trains staff regarding health procedures;

* Serves on IEP teams and complies with Salinas City Elementary School District Policies and Administrative Regulations, State of California Education Code and Health and Welfare Codes and Regulations

* Performs other job-related tasks as required.

* Assists in the control and prevention of communicable disease by providing information to staff, students and parents about protective measures against communicable disease.

* Establishes contact with appropriate members of the medical community as part of follow-up procedures of chronic and communicable disease cases.

* Works with and acts as liaison to school health committees, county health officials and other agencies concerned with the health and welfare of students.

* Provides emergency care for serious accidents and illnesses which occur at school.

* When available, serves as a resource for school personnel in such cases as needed.


* Applicable treatment of health concerns and illnesses of the pediatric population

* Knowledge of child development, developmental disabilities, assessment, habilitation techniques, family intervention and communication skills required

* Interact with and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of staff and the public at multiple school sites.

* Communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.

* Possess and maintain CPR and First Aid certification.

* Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation

* Maintains and encourages confidentiality regarding all school and health-related issue

* Prepare comprehensive reports.

* Keep lines of communication open between nurse and teachers, nurse and administration, nurse and parents, and nurse and special education department.


Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree from an accredited college or university.

* Registered Nurse (R.N.) Licensure

* Possess a valid credential issued by the California Commission on Prep. and Licensing authorizing performance of service as a School Nurse.


Previous experience in treatment and evaluation of children.

* Ability to speak and write Spanish


* Ability to see for purposes of observing students, reading correspondence, documents and other printed matter.

* Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels in person and/or on the telephone.

* Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person and/or on the telephone and addressing groups.

* Manual dexterity sufficient to write, use telephone, business machines (including computers) and make adaptations to equipment and operate specialized equipment designed for persons with physical disabilities.

* Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, to reach overhead, climb, run, hop, jump, balance and kneel.

* Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment (office, district, school or home site-to-site), drives an automobile, and appropriately responds to emergency situations.

* Physical strength sufficient to lift 45 pounds.

* Physical stamina sufficient to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.

* Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements for Applying

CA School Nurse Services Credential RequiredCA RN Licensure required

Letter of Introduction ResumeThree current letters of recommendation

* Letter of Introduction

* Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)

* Resume

Requirements for Applying

CA School Nurse Services Credential RequiredCA RN Licensure required

Letter of Introduction ResumeThree current letters of recommendation

* Letter of Introduction

* Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)

* Resume


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