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Health Services

General Responsibilities:

Manage and coordinate the assigned school's health services program based on requirements established by school division policies, procedures, and protocols, and by local, state, and national regulations and statues; maintain and operate the school health office.

Essential Tasks:

  • Ensure compliance with procedures and protocols.
  • Provide nursing care and physical screenings to students; assess students and implement first aid measures for students as needed.
  • Assume responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, managements, and referral activities for students.
  • Implement and record required screening programs; notify parents when further medical evaluation is needed.
  • Establish and update health and immunization records.
  • Prepare and maintain student clinic records and prepare required reports.
  • Administer daily and PRN (as needed) medications and nursing care procedures prescribed by the student's physician.
  • Initiate emergency procedures for students and staff as needed.
  • Develop Individual Health Care Plans/Medical Intervention Plans for students on a case-by-case basis.
  • Follow procedures for suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.
  • Act as a liaison between the school, home health department professionals, and other community agencies as needed.