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Substitute Registered Nurse

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Job Order Number:
Continuously Accepting Applications
Job Location:
2900 Scott Street
St. Joseph, MO 64507

Helen M. Davis School

Special Education
$21.88 Hour


Examples of Work Performed

Essential Functions: 
  • Coordinate and implement a plan for health screenings.
  • Coordinate, design and implement special health care procedures.
  • Provide training on lifting techniques, basic first aid, infection control procedures, dispensing medication, CPR and other in-service as needed.
  • Administer medication and other health care procedures.
  • Follow proper nursing procedures and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Seek out and use community health service resources.
  • Participate in staffings and IEP conferences to provide information on the student’s physical and health needs when requested.
  • Oversee all SHCP. Make sure they are completed correctly and all necessary supplies are available. Notify parents if additional supplies are needed.
  • Utilize each student’s individual communication system.
  • Take a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive school health plan.
  • Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity and consistency of thought.
  • Collaborate with building administrator to maintain an orderly, attractive, safe, clean environment.
  • Maintain CPR training instructor certification.
  • Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and access information via the internet.
Additional Responsibilities: 
  • Itinerant travel may be assigned as needed.
  • Perform the daily self-care of students as needed and assigned (e.g., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.)
  • Lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students.
  • Participate in staff development activities to keep nursing skills updated and current.
  • Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Licensed as a registered nurse in Missouri.
  • Experience with pediatrics and/or individuals with disabilities preferred.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)