• Full Time
  • Salinas, CA
  • Industry Sector : Other
  • Healthcare

Website Salinas City Elementary School District

Salinas City Elementary School District

DEFINITION:
Under general direction to promote, protect and improve student health; plan and implement school health
programs; provide consultation services to schools; oversee and direct Health Aides at various school sites;
develop, maintain and utilize student health records, submit required health forms to various agencies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Provides effective management, leadership, and communication in areas of assignment;
● Conducts vision and hearing screenings, referrals and follow-ups;
● Conducts other health appraisals including dental, nutrition, physical disabilities, mental health and
child abuse cases;
● Conducts faculty and staff health consultations;
● Provides in-service training for school personnel regarding laws, policies and special programs;
● Serves on special education committees;
● Writes and /or revises health forms; submits required health reports;
● Provides classroom instruction on dental, nutrition, hygiene, family-life and disease education;
● Maintains and supervises student health records;
● May be called upon to serve on various health related committees; monitors and trains staff regarding
health procedures;
● Serves on IEP teams and complies with Salinas City Elementary School District Policies and
Administrative Regulations, State of California Education Code and Health and Welfare Codes and
Regulations
● Performs other job-related tasks as required.
● Assists in the control and prevention of communicable disease by providing information to staff,
students and parents about protective measures against communicable disease.
● Establishes contact with appropriate members of the medical community as part of follow-up
procedures of chronic and communicable disease cases.
● Works with and acts as liaison to school health committees, county health officials and other agencies
concerned with the health and welfare of students.
● Provides emergency care for serious accidents and illnesses which occur at school.
● When available, serves as a resource for school personnel in such cases as needed.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
● Applicable treatment of health concerns and illnesses of the pediatric population
● Knowledge of child development, developmental disabilities, assessment, habilitation techniques,
family intervention and communication skills required
● Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation
● Maintains and encourages confidentiality regarding all school and health-related issue
● Prepare comprehensive reports.
● Keep lines of communication open between nurse and teachers, nurse and administration, nurse and
parents, and nurse and special education department.
● Interact with and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of staff and the public at
multiple school sites.
● Communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
● Possess and maintain CPR and First Aid certification.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
● Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree from an accredited college or university.
● Registered Nurse (R.N.) Licensure
● Possess or is eligible for a valid credential issued by the California Commission on Prep. and Licensing
authorizing performance of service as a School Nurse.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
● Previous experience in treatment and evaluation of children.
● Ability to speak and write Spanish
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
● Ability to see for purposes of observing students, reading correspondence, documents and other printed
matter.
● Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels in person and/or on the telephone.
● Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation in person
and/or on the telephone and addressing groups.
● Manual dexterity sufficient to write, use telephone, business machines (including computers) and make
adaptations to equipment and operate specialized equipment designed for persons with physical
disabilities.
● Physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop, to reach overhead, climb, run, hop, jump,
balance and kneel.
● Physical mobility sufficient to move about the work environment (office, district, school or home
site-to-site), drives an automobile, and appropriately responds to emergency situations.
● Physical strength sufficient to lift 45 pounds.
● Physical stamina sufficient to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
● Mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid
conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary
$92,555 – $128,709 Annually

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