position begins 2018/19 school year, start day late August

 

LYON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT- HR Department

Two-Year RN

Job Group: Instruction - Specialized

Classification: Classified

Terms of Employment: Pay Grade 10 on the Classified Salary Structure (198 Days)

FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of a Certified School Nurse and the assigned principal, renders specialized health care to physically, emotionally, mentally, and multiply disabled students and performs other health related, clinical and classroom duties as necessary. Performs related work as required by site administrator. This person will be expected to adhere to the LCSD Professional Standards for Classified Employees as outlined in policy and the CBA and report directly to the school site administrator.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  1. Performs specialized procedures under the guidance of the Nurse Practice Act.
  2. Conducts initial health screening, including the performance of height, weight, vision, hearing, and scoliosis screening at designated grade level, referring those who fail screening to appropriate physicians or agencies for evaluation, and follows up on those students referred.
  3. Responds in emergency situations, such as administering emergency nursing care to students and school staff presenting with acute/urgent illness, injury or health issues.
  4. Orders supplies for the efficient operation of the school medical office.
  5. Verifies and monitors immunization records and communicable disease status in the school ensuring that all students meet the requirements of state law.
  6. Provides routine student healthcare.
  7. Responds to routine and emergency requests, and
  8. Administers legally prescribed, labeled and dispensed medications with written medical and parental permission to students following a safe and reliable medication procedure.

 

POSITION EXPECTATIONS:

  1. Knowledge of First Aid Procedures, medical terminology, and CPR.
  2. Learn techniques and practices in administering to students with disabilities.
  3. Ability to handle emergency situations without supervision and making sound health care decisions.
  4. Work professionally and collaboratively with administration, staff, parents, and community.
  5. Abide by policies and procedures related to school health services, recognizing hazards and applying safe work methods.
  6. Provides resources and health counseling to students, families and school staff under the direction of a Certified School Nurse.
  7. Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned by the site administrator/supervisor.
  8. Ability to appropriately handle stress and interact with others including supervisors, coworkers, clients, and customers.
  9. Regular and consistent punctuality and attendance are essential functions of the job.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Licenses and Certifications:

  1. Must possess a valid Registered Nurse (RN) license issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing, two-year degree.
  2. Must possess a valid Nevada Driver’s License and be able to operate a district vehicle.

When applying for a classified position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy announcement.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Strength, dexterity, coordination, and vision to use keyboard and video display terminal for prolonged periods.  Strength and stamina to bend, stoop, sit, stand, and perform physical activity for extended periods of time as applicable.  Dexterity and coordination to handle files and single pieces of paper; occasional lifting of files, stacks of paper or reports, references, student work, and other materials.  Some reaching for items above and below waist and head level.  Some reaching, bending, squatting, and stooping to access files, student work, and other items is necessary.  The manual dexterity and cognitive ability to operate a personal computer and other educational technology (LCD projector, SmartBoard, iPads/Tablets, etc.) to enhance student learning.  Involves hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.  Light lifting (up to 25 pounds) may frequently be required.  Heavy lifting (25 pounds or more) may occasionally be required.     

 

In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations.  Incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed under the following conditions:

Exposure to climate controlled classroom settings to outside weather with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat.  May involve exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to very loud on occasional to frequent time periods.  May involve work on equipment and/or machinery that poses inherent risks.  May involve work in crowded environments. 

 

Hazards: Stress, anxiety, verbal and physical aggression.  Classroom furniture, playground/office equipment, blood borne pathogens, communicable diseases, chemicals (as related to specific assignment), and power/hand operated equipment and machinery (as related to specific assignment).

 

PHYSICAL CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION

(Mark with an X, leave blank where not applicable)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

LESS THAN 25% OF TIME

25% TO 49% OF TIME

50% TO 74% OF TIME

75% TO 100% OF TIME

Sitting

X

 

 

 

Standing

X

 

 

 

Walking

X

 

 

 

Bending/Stooping/

Squatting/Twisting

X

 

 

 

Crawling

 

 

 

 

Kneeling

X

 

 

 

Reaching above of body

X

 

 

 

Reaching away from body

X

 

 

 

Climbing Stairs

 

 

 

 

Climbing while working (ladder, stools, roofs, poles)

X

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 

 

 

Lifting &/Or Carrying objects:

 

 

 

 

Up to 50 Pounds or 1/3 Bodyweight

X

 

 

 

Pushing

X

 

 

 

Pulling

X

 

 

 

Grasping/ Gripping

X

 

 

 

Handling

X

 

 

 

Applying Torque (arms)

 

 

 

 

Fine Manipulation

 

 

 

 

Repetitive Work

X

 

 

 

Weight Bearings

 

 

 

 

Typing, Keyboarding, or Entering Data

X

 

 

 

Computer Monitor/ CRT

X

 

 

 

Driving a Vehicle

 

 

 

 

Working Alone

 

 

 

 

Operating Machinery or Equipment:

 

 

 

 

Heavy Equipment

 

 

 

 

Vibrating Equipment

 

 

 

 

Power Tools

 

 

 

 

Machine/Electrical Hazards

 

 

 

 

Ladders ≥ 6 Feet

 

 

 

 

Personal Protective Equipment

 

 

 

 

Respirator Use

 

 

 

 

Work Conditions:

 

 

 

 

High Noises

 

 

 

 

Heights

 

 

 

 

Confined Spaces

 

 

 

 

Heat Stress

 

 

 

 

Cold Stress

 

 

 

 

UV Exposure

 

 

 

 

Hazardous Chemical/Waste

 

 

 

 

>8 Hrs Day

 

 

 

 

Overtime/Irregular Hrs

 

 

 

 

Senses:

 

 

 

 

Eyes

 

 

 

 

Visually Demanding Work

X

 

 

 

Near Vision

X

 

 

 

Far Vision

 

 

 

 

Depth Perception

 

 

 

 

Basic Color Discrimination

 

 

 

 

Hearing Protection

 

 

 

 

Speech Discrimination

 

 

 

 

Audio Alarms

 

 

 

 

Ability to Smell

 

 

 

 

 

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lyon County School District is an equal opportunity employer and will not knowingly discriminate in any area of employment. Those include discriminatory recruiting and hiring practices against any United States citizen or legal alien on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, disability, or any other protected class and shall extend to working conditions, training, promotion, and terms and conditions of employment.

 

Individuals with a disability who require reasonable accommodation(s) during any step of the screening process or who have questions about qualifications should notify a representative in Human Resources. Notification may be made in person, in writing, or by calling: (775) 463-6800.