Certificates & Licenses: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Virginia. Current CPR Certification.
Experience: Job-related within the specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility required.
Language: Bilingual speaking ability in Spanish is preferred.
Participates in developing, implementing, and evaluating school health program goals, objectives, and procedures in cooperation with school personnel and community resources.
Participates in planning programs that eliminate or minimize health problems of students that may interfere with learning.
Participates in identifying and reporting environmental health and safety hazards (current and potential) for students and staff.
Maintains and reviews student health records and statistical information regarding the health status of students and utilization of the school health service program.
Communicates current health problems, needs, and concerns of students to their parents and appropriate school staff.
Participates on the Child Study Team, assists in the identification of students to their parents and appropriate school staff.
Maintains a system for providing first aid and emergency care.
Administers medications and treatments to students as approved by School Board Policy and Virginia Nursing Law.
Provides health counseling to students to assist them in making decisions regarding their health and health behavior.
Assists and provides support to students and parents in identifying and utilizing available and appropriate community health resources.
Provides educational opportunities for students to assist them in developing self-care skills in dealing with health problems.
Provides in-service education opportunities for school staff on health-related issues.
Collaborates with community agencies, health professionals, and school staff to identify the health needs, current and potential, of children and youth to facilitate school and community planning and intervention.
Assumes responsibility for professional growth and development including participation in school-related programs.
Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
About Alexandria City VA Public Schools
Ensure success by inspiring students and addressing barriers to learning. See the ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan for our division-wide goals.
Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) serves more than 15,000 students who hail from more than 114 countries and speak 119 languages. ACPS has 18 schools, including two middle schools, two K-8 schools, one pre-K school, and the internationally recognized T.C. Williams High School. ACPS is committed to ensuring that each and every student succeeds.
ACPS is about equity, empowerment, and inspiring students to thrive.
ACPS places racial equity at the center of everything that we do as a school division. This challenges us to ensure our students are engaged in classroom instruction and have access to the educational resources needed to enhance their learning experiences. We will ensure that our schools are a safe, friendly, and welcoming environment for all. We set clear division-wide priorities and programs to address opportunity and achievement gaps as well as make sure that all students graduate ready for college, careers, and life. Our vision is big and bold, and the potential is enormous.