Salary placement is based on education (highest degree earned and number of academic credits earned after the award date of the highest degree) and prior experience working in the field of nursing.
School-wide Leadership Practices:
? Provide leadership in the development and evaluation of school-based health policies and procedures
? Active participation on the Student Support and Intervention Team (SSIT) providing leadership on issues of physical health, mental health, and safety
? Participate on the School-based Leadership Team (SBLT)
Case Management / Care Coordination for Students with Chronic Health Conditions:
? Develop Individualized Care Plans (IHP) and monitor interventions and outcomes
? Develop Emergency Health Plans (EHP) for school staff to inform critical response and outline emergency procedures for students with life-threatening health conditions
? Provide training and monitor the quality and safety of nursing interventions (including medication administration) delegated to non-nurse school staff (Delegation is defined as transferring the responsibility of performing a nursing activity to another person while retaining accountability for the outcome)
? Serve as an active participant on Individual Education Plan (IEP) and 504 teams and provide direct services to students with disabilities as required by the related services delineated in an IEP
? Educate school staff about implications of chronic illness as it relates to school and academic success
? Promote optimal attendance and engagement of students with chronic health conditions
? Plan and implement systems for the safe and meaningful transitions of students with IHPs and EHPs between environments
Access to Care:
? Partner with families to coordinate primary and specialty care
? Consult with and refer to community partners to assure safe and continued health care of students
? Facilitate enrollment in BadgerCare for eligible students
? Enroll eligible students in Primary Access for Kids
? Provide formal classroom instruction (i.e. human growth and development)
? Provide informal instruction during health office visits with students and families, including self-advocacy skills and health care literacy
? Implement health promotion activities targeted to school-wide audiences
? Provide group interventions consistent with tier 2 practices
Healthy School Environment:
? In consultation with building principal, monitor environmental safety (i.e. playground, air quality, communicable disease and other potential hazards)
? Participate in school planning for prevention and management of school violence, alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, and bullying
? Ensure student compliance with Wisconsin immunization requirements
? Monitor and manage episodes of building-based communicable disease, in accordance with MMSD health services guidelines
? Plan, implement, and provide student follow-up for health screening programs at specified grades (vision, hearing, dental, mental health)
? Serve as a member of the school crisis response team
? Respond to all health emergencies in the school setting
? Participate in school planning for emergency preparedness
? Collaborate with other school team members to develop evacuation plans for students with mobility needs or other factors that require individual accommodations
? Team with other student services staff on violence risk assessments (VRA) and suicide risk assessments (SRA)
? Provide emergency treatment for anaphylaxis and severe asthma episode
Acute Illness and Injury:
? Direct the provision of care by nurse assistant
? Provide care for injuries and acute health concerns
-Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a university or college school of nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
-Current CPR/AED certification
-Licensed as a Registered nurse prior to employment
-Basic Emergency Care Course - must complete within 6 months of employment or have completed within 3 years prior to employment
-Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (DPI) Nurse license must be obtained within 3 years of employment
-Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work towards improving one's own cultural competence, i.e., valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one's skills and expertise, and having the desire to learn in these areas.
-Master's degree in Nursing with Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certification, preferred.
-Recent pediatric, public health, or school nursing experience.
This is an "applicant pool" posting. It does not signify that vacancies actually exist at this time. The purpose of this posting is to develop a pool of qualified applicants, should vacancies become available. Applications accepted until April 1, 2017.
For more information about teaching at MMSD and about our application process, go to www.mmsd.org/teach-madison.
The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, physical appearance, marital status, disability, arrest or conviction record, membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state, political belief, sexual orientation, less than honorable discharge, source of income or the fact that an individual is a student.
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