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Job Opening Information Substitute School Nurse

Job Number

Position Title
Substitute School Nurse
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
$22.45 per hour
Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs professional nursing services at one or more schools
in the maintenance of acceptable health standards, school health records and the emergency treatment of
student and employee health problems; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is a substitute nursing position involving
responsibility for giving care and treatment to students and for performing related nursing services such as
pupil health appraisal and follow-through and communicable disease control requiring specialized judgment
and skills. 

Job Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have and be able to:

  • Currently hold a license to as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Possess the proper New York state license for the position.
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
  • Communicate clearly in both oral and written language.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members, administrators, students, and parents.
  • Use problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Listening skills.
  • Organization skills
  • Knowledge of effective grade appropriate counseling techniques for students of all ages.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical and surgical practices and skill in their application; work knowledge of materia-medica, dietetics, sanitation and personal hygiene; skill in the application of nursing techniques and practices; ability to understand and follow techniques and practices; ability to understand and follow technical, oral and written instructions; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to get along well with students, teachers, parents and others; ability to carry out successfully the therapeutic measures prescribed; abiiity to plan and supervise the work of sub-professional and non-technical personnel; good observation; mental alertness; firmness; initiative; cheerfulness; patience; emotional stability; sympathetic attitude toward the sick; good moral character; good physical condition.

Application Procedure
  • Complete online application;
  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume;
  • Copy of license or certification;
Job Category
Substitute Nurse
Job Location

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