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School Nurse

Company: Cook Inlet Tribal Council Inc
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: School Nurse
Reports To: Senior Manager
Supervises: None
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: E5
Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
General Functions:
The School Nurse/Manager is responsible for planning and administering the health and safety services for children and families of Clare Swan Early Learning Center (CSELC). This position is responsible for overseeing work tasks and activities within the Health Services department to ensure the full delivery of integrated services.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform health screenings such as temperature checks, illness evaluations, and related.
  • Consult and train staff on student and child care health needs.
  • Provide basic healthcare to students in case of acute illness or injury.
  • Develop health plans for students with chronic illnesses and disabilities.
  • Responsible for the tracking of student's vaccination records.
  • Responsible for the oversight student safety
  • Plan, develop and administer the CSELC health services program area.
  • Provide training and guidance to staff, parents, and community members on health and safety topics.
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring, tracking, follow-up, and analysis of health and nutrition services and plans
  • Maintain record-keeping and reporting systems per Head Start Performance Standards, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for the coordination of health and safety-related communications with staff, parents, program consultants, and community to enhance services to children and families.
  • Develop, update, and validate CSELC's Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Collaborate with state and community partners for recruitment, and as needed to enhance CSELC health and nutrition services.
  • Responsible for staff education, role-modeling, mentoring and training on health & safety-relates issues.
  • Assist in planning and preparing special events or activities.
  • Responsible for scheduling, preparing, and documenting all Health and Safety Advisory Council Meetings, with the ability to facilitate the meetings when needed
  • Responsible for collaboration and communication with parents regarding health and safety-related issues.
  • Model a respectful, caring, calm demeanor in all interactions with participants and staff
  • Maintain confidentiality according to 42 CFR, Part 2 and HIPAA regulations, and CSELC policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
    Maintain Professional and Ethical Standards
    • Maintain confidentiality per Agency policy and legal requirements.
    • Be honest, reliable, and dependable.
    • Respect and maintain the rights and privacy of all staff, parents, and children.
    • Attend mandated training and meetings, and seek out staff development opportunities.
    • Work as a team member with all staff and maintain a positive work ethic.
    • Act conscientiously in performing routine duties
      • Adhere to the - CITC/CSELC Code of Ethical Conduct.
        Job Specifications:
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations in fields relevant to the position.
        • Ability to effectively communicate with community members and groups, managers, regulatory agencies, and families, both individually and in group settings.
        • Ability to work as a positive team member.
        • Ability to use necessary math skills to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
        • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
        • Knowledge of various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
        • Ability to interpret and implement OHS performance standards as they relate to Health & Safety.
        • Ability to work with multi-task assignments and coordinate multiple activities.
        • Demonstrated ability to read, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
        • Strong problem-solving skills.
        • Demonstrated ability to work as an active participant in a team environment
        • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office suite (ChildPlus, Excel, Word, Outlook).
        • Maintain a positive working relationship with CITC staff.
        • Must maintain confidentiality at all times while displaying a professional disposition.
          Minimum Qualifications:
          • Associates Degree in Nursing or related field.
          • Active Registered Nursing License in the State of Alaska.
          • Two (2) years' nursing, health, and safety, working in a medical field, in a Head Start program, or related experience
          • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds.
          • Current Alaska Registered Nurse license Nurse with the ability to practice in in the state of Alaska
            Preferred Qualifications:
            • Bachelors Degree in Nursing or related field
            • Valid Alaska Driver's License and be insurable under CITC's automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age
            • Three (3) years' experience with a Head Start or Early Head Start program
            • Three (3) years' experience in the medical field
            • Current or former Head Start parents are encouraged to apply
              Pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (PL 93-638) and as further guided by CITC's Native Preference Policy 6.120, CITC maintains preference in all phases of employment for Alaska Native, American Indian (AN/AI) and Native Hawaiian people, including direct lineal descendants and foster or traditionally adopted children. Also included are non-Native head of household members for Native families, which includes foster or traditionally adopted Native children.

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