K-12 School Nurse
Provides appropriate nursing care to students and staff under the school system’s guidelines; ensures the entire school population’s health, comfort, and safety.
Examples of Work
- Assesses and monitors the physical, mental and social needs of the entire school population; engages in health screening activities and deals with potential and actual health problems.
- Plans, implements, and evaluates the nursing care given to students and staff, e.g., medical procedures, treatments, and medication administration; monitors immunizations and reports infectious diseases according to relevant policies.
- Collaborates with other professionals to improve the students’ self-care skills and support their learning process success.
- Evaluates the school’s overall care system and policies; establishes plans to ensure that health needs are met.
Education and Experience
Graduate of a nationally-accredited nursing program. Licensed as a registered nurse by Chapter 464, Florida Statutes. FDLE Background check
Licensure and Certification
Licensed as a registered nurse by Chapter 464, Florida Statutes.
- Oral Communications
- Student Nursing Care
- Child Psychology
- Health Care Policy And Ethics Compliance
- Care Coordination
- Effective Communications
- Interpersonal Relationships
- Relationship Management
- Healthcare Knowledge
- Health Counseling
- Medical Devices And Tools
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