Substitute School Nurse

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
$25.00 per hour
Posted
Nov 06, 2019
Closes
Dec 06, 2019
Job Function
Health / Medical
Focus Areas
Education
Position Type
Temporary / Seasonal
Degree Level
Bachelors

Substitute School Nurse: The Atlanta Speech School
 

The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Atlanta Speech School is seeking a pool of candidates for substitute school nurse.  The school nurse is in charge of all health and safety issues in the school related to students and staff.  The school nurse serves in the roles of direct care provider, collaborator/advocate, educator, and health counselor for the entire school.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Provide health care consultation and direct care for Speech School students and staff
  • Administer medication to students with written permission from parents; maintain log and accurate records of treatments and medication dispensed
  • Maintain contact with parents regarding student medical information, referrals and reports
  • Coordination and implementation of school health services, policies and procedures
  • Document, compile, and analyze data for reports on school health services
  • Participate in the development of the School’s emergency health and crisis plan and establish and implement protocol for emergency medical treatment
  • Implement communicable disease control in the school, including monitoring, surveillance, and disease prevention
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in nursing and current Georgia registered nurse license
  • Current CPR/first aid certificate and first aid instructor certificate
  • Minimum of two years experience working with children, preferably in a school setting
  • Ability to adapt to rapid transitions between varied tasks
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills

TO APPLY

Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification, and transcripts via e-mail.

CONTACT

Iris Goodson

Director of Human Resources

Subject Line Substitute School Nurse

No phones calls, please

The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws