BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLASS TITLE: Substitute School Nurse
REPORTS TO: Principal
OBJECTIVE: In the absence of the regular school nurse, identifies and treats student health concerns and refers students to appropriate resources as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Administers first aid for injury and illness. Administers medications and health care treatments.
Provides and coordinates health care interventions, including emergency responses.
Coordinates all health matters between the health care provider, family, and the school.
Conducts, coordinates, and follows-up health screening programs.
Maintains school health records, including ensuring compliance with state health mandates for school attendance.
Promotes a safe and orderly school environment.
Provides health counseling and health education. Assists the principal and staff to improve student achievement.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associatesdegree in nursing or a related field; plus two years of professional nursing experience or at least 6 months experience in a clinical setting.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid license to practice registered nursing (RN), issued by the Maryland Board of Nursing is required. Possession of a current CPR certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general nursing principles, practices, procedures, and methods.
Knowledge of the tools, instruments, and equipment used in nursing.
Knowledge of current health issues and trends.
Skill in the provision of a variety of nursing care services.
Skill in the monitoring and assessment of patients' health care needs and services.
Skill in the preparation and maintenance of records.
Skill in communicating effectively.
Skill in the documentation of patient records.
Skill in the use of personal computers and word processing, database, and spreadsheet software packages.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, parents, and BCPS supervisors and administrators.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The work of this classification may include the performance of physical activities such as walking, standing, and lifting, the operation of medical equipment and instruments, and travel throughout the county.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
SALARY: $30.16 per hour
This document describes the duties and responsibilities of a position. It shall not be held to exclude duties not referenced nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.
Application Instructions Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Each time an applicant applies to a job with BCPS, the application must be resubmitted. If an applicant started an application with BCPS in the past and at a later date decides to apply for additional positions, it is the applicant's responsibility to review the entire application and ensure that all data is up to date (for example, the applicant may need to add additional schooling or certifications, an additional work experience, or provide updated references). The applicant must remember to review the entire application each time for accuracy and submit each time for a new or different vacancy.
Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc. will not be accepted. Applicants should notify their reference proactively to inform them they will receive a form via email through a MAILBOT email address from Baltimore County Public Schools. Applicants should also inform their reference(s) of the job they are applying to.
Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.
All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $100.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
All newly hired personnel must attend a Badges and Benefitssession.
Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.
The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9610 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 219, Baltimore, Maryland 21220 (443-809-4360).
Contact Information Ashley Pescrille Office of Staffing 6901 Charles Street, E Building Towson, Maryland 21204 Phone: 443-809-8954