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School Nurse

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Kelly Educational Staffing
Physical Address
1625 Danville Road
Decatur, AL 35601
Job Description

The requirements listed below under the job title are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform the duties of this



Other job titles the Substitute School Nurse may be known by include (but are not limited to): Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical

Nurse (LPN)


a)      Meets state requirements for education qualifications certifications and licensure.

b)      Ability to provide health care services to students of varying ages and sizes.

c)       Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal communication skills.

d)      Must be ^ble to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with School District staff and students.

e)      Maintain student and school personnel and medical record confidentiality.

f)       Endeavoijs to understand and respect the values and traditions of the diverse cultures represented in the community and in the school.

g)      Manifests a positive role in school/community relations.

h)      Such additional qualifications to the above as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable and as agreed upon by Kelly Educational Staffing (KES).


a)      The KES Substitute School Nurse will report to the Lead School Nurse or other appropriate School District authority.

b)      The KES Substitute School Nurse will receive day-to-day and all health care services-specific instruction from the School District.


Provides health care services to students by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities:

a)      Participates in medical examinations and reviews findings to evaluate health status of pupils and progress of program.

b)      Cooperates with school personnel in identifying and meeting social, emotional, and physical needs of school children.

c)      Administers immunizations, provides first-aid, and maintains health records of students.

d)      Counsels students in good health habits.

e)      Dress in a safe and appropriate manner as described in the KES Standards of Professional Conduct

f)       Assists in maintaining a healthy, safe, learning environment by promoting OSHA Standards relevant to bio-hazardous materials, hepatitis, and first aid-CPR training.

g)      Monitors and follows all aspects of dispensing medication (prescription or over-the-counter) to students at school, according to school protocol and policies and procedures to include proper provider authorization, parental request, proper administration, and timely documentation.

h)      Verifies the identity of each student and dosage instructions with office administration before medicine (prescription or over-the-counter) is dispensed to a student.

i)        Collaborates with school office staff, principal, and/or parents regarding students identified for exclusion due to medical reasons.

j) Reports to the Kelly representative within 24 hours of occurrence, an incident that results in injury, illness, harm, or the potential for significant: harm to a student.

k) Perform such additional duties as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable and as agreed upon by Kelly Educational Staffing.


Under the direction and guidance of the Lead School Nurse or other appropriate School District authority, the KES School Nurse may have

supervisory duties, such as supervising Certified Nursing Assistants.

a)      As applicable, the KES substitute nurse will allow all students to see the on-site nurse or visit the school clinic if and when they request to so. The KES substitute school nurse should never make judgment calls as to the authenticity of a student’s request in this regard unless otherwise [directed by School District personnel.

b)      As applicable, the KES substitute nurse will allow all students to use the restroom if and when they request to do so. The KES substitute school nurse should never make judgment calls as to the authenticity of a student’s request in this regard unless otherwise directed by School District personnel.

School District will use KES substitute school nurse only in assignments consistent with the job descriptions for which KES places them, will not give duties to a KES substitute school nurse that KES substitute school nurse must perform outside of School District’s premises, and will take full responsibility for assignments or duties that differ from the KES substitute school nurses’ mutually agreed upon job duties, responsibilities, work environment, or location, unless mutually agreed to in writing.


a)     Bachelorjs degree in Nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited four-year college or university preferred.

b)     Qualifications include one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Must meet al!| current and applicable local, state, and federal licensing requirements to Registered Nursing or Licensed Practical Nursing and any certifications based on customer requirements.



a)     Ability to read, analyze and interpret related periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

b)     Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.


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

a)     While performing the duties of this job, the KES School Nurse may be required to sit for regular periods of time.

b)     The KES School Nurse must be able to move swiftly, navigate stairs, and be able to walk long distances.

c)     The KES School Nurse frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

d)     KES School Nurse must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

e)     Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

As a Kelly Educational Staffing employee, you’ll have access to world-class perks, including:

        Weekly electronic pay options

        Local KES I staff to support your needs

        Both daily, and long-term sub opportunities

        National Substitute Teacher of the Year program

        Summer employment opportunities

        Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

        Group insurance options*

        Service bonus plan

        Holiday pay plan

        Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

        Exclusive online employee community

        Employee assistance program available at no cost

        Corporate jdiscounts

?Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.


Why Kelly®?

Kelly Educational Staffing® (KES®), a specialty service of Kelly Services®, is the first staffing provider to develop a comprehensive education talent management! solution. Launched in 1997, KES partners with 7,000+ public, private and charter schools across 35 states. KES provides schools with quality substitute teacher staffing and management, in addition to after school program staffing, and the staffing of non-instructional positions such as custodians, cafeteria employees, administrative assistants, and school nurses. More than 2.8 million classrooms are filled by a KES substitute teacher each school year Visit for more information. As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, Linkedln and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


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