The employee identifies and treats health disorders among students and provides instruction in the maintenance of good health and disease prevention. The employee must evaluate the physical conditions of students and refer students to appropriate resources as needed. Decisions made by this employee require discretionary judgment and analysis.
School Nursing services include, but are not limited to: —Individual health care needs assessments for student —Health care plan development, revision and evaluation including Emergency Action Plans, Individual Health Care Plans and health-related components of Individual Education Program —Direct provision of nursing health care services —School staff instruction and supervision in provision of care for students with special health care needs —Instruction and oversight for medication administration processes in school —Emergency and injury care, planning and training —Communicable disease control and outbreak response in schools —Assessment of school community health and safety issues —Student screening for conditions that impact access to education, such as vision screening —Member and resource for student assistance teams that develop health-related student accommodations —Health-related community resource liaison for schools
Contingent upon availability of funding.
Special Instructions To Application:
Candidates must submit a: (1) cv/resume (2) letter of application describing academic background, specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (3) list of three references, including contact information online at www.jobs.ecu.edu, (4) a copy of nursing license. Finally, copies of transcripts should be sent to Tracy Cole, Search Chair, ECU Community School, College of Education Mailstop:167, 811 Howell Street, Greenville, NC 27858.
Official transcripts and three original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Any original, signed letters of reference, not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, should be the mailed to Tracy Cole, Search Committee Chair via the address provided above.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Must obtain National School Nurse Certification within 3 years of hire. Considerable knowledge of medical disorders and treatments. Considerable knowledge of child growth and development. Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social services agencies. Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting delivery of school health services. Ability to identify abnormal growth and development symptoms of disease. Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources. Ability to develop and maintain health records on students.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 500245
Organizational Unit Overview:
The East Carolina University Community School involves cross campus collaboration to provide the students a spectrum of support and services to comprehensively address their academic, social-emotional, physical, and family/community needs. The school will include one class per grade level for pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. The community school involves an integrated partnership with Pitt County Schools and will be housed within a local elementary school.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.