Position provides technical nursing support to medically fragile, disabled and other assigned students under the supervision of the school nurse. Assists the school nurse in providing health care to all students and staff to include: health screening, assessing health needs, providing first aid/emergency care and health counseling. This position is assigned by the Supervisor of Health Services based on school division placement of special education classes and medically fragile students. Additional sites or reassignment during the school year is possible.
Must be a licensed practical nurse (LPN) licensed to practice in the State of Virginia and certified by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
Displays thorough knowledge of nursing procedures as defined by score of practice.
Experience in acute care setting, pediatrics and school health with well developed assessment skills desirable.
The Newport News Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).