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School Nurse

at Diocese of Tucson

Pay: $17 to $18/hour
Salary commensurate with experience and educational achievement
Posted: 3/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
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Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School
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Job Title:??School Nurse ?????? ??????????????????????? ??? ???????? Exemption Status:? Non-Exempt ?
 
Department/Location: Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School, Tucson, AZ. ?
 
Position Summary:? Under the direction of the School Principal, the School Nurse is responsible for supporting the school in identifying and assessing students' health needs and record-keeping as well as reviewing current policies, procedures, and guidelines related to student health care, safety, and crisis management in accordance with existing laws and diocesan requirements. ?
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Recognize and support the unique Catholic Mission of the?diocese by speaking, acting, and instructing consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church: a?health and safety officer may not espouse any doctrine inconsistent with the teachings of the Church.??
  • Shall abide by Catholic principles in the nurse’s professional and private life, and shall govern his/her professional and private life in strict accordance with Catholic morals and principles to demonstrate complete adherence to Catholic moral structures.
  • Monitor the compliance of the school regarding the school health and safety policies and procedures set by the diocese and Arizona Department of Health
  • Monitor compliance with school health and safety?policies and procedures set by the diocese and AZ Dept. of Health
  • Provide health care consultation, resources, and referrals to parents and staff
  • Collaborate with?the?Student Intervention Team process?at individual schools as appropriate, providing?assistance through?health care?resource identification, parent meetings and/or telephonic communications; provide other teacher identified areas of support.
  • Oversee and assist with the implementation of the Diocesan coordinated school health program; compile data as necessary
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Federal, State, County, and Diocesan health regulations
  • Monitor school health records and wellness data and compliance reports
  • Monitor and support crisis management in schools
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 
Physical/Mental Requirements:? Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal office environment.? ?
 
Required Activities:? Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; talking; handling; hearing; carrying; and keyboarding.? ?
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • A working knowledge of, and a strong commitment to the mission of fostering lay leadership in the Catholic Church; must also be a practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Church
  • Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, public speaking, and presentation skills
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter and be well-organized; must be a team player
  • Be able to travel, and be available for evening and weekend work as necessary; have reliable transportation; have a valid Arizona Driver’s License
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology including word processing and the use of excel and related technology; ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of School health records, reports and documentation requirements
  • The ability to successfully complete a criminal history and background check
  • Professional bearing and clean and neat personal appearance ?
 
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution and experience overseeing compliance with school health requirements or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Arizona Registered Nurse License
 
Other/Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with implementation of the coordinated school health model in the Catholic schools
  • Experience in presenting health related topics in a clear, organized manner

To apply:  https://www.diocesetucson.org/human-resources/employment-opportunities/