REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services


Job SUMMARY:  The employee identifies and treats health disorders among students and provides instruction in the maintenance of good health and disease prevention. The employee must evaluate the physical conditions of students and refer students to appropriate resources as needed. Decisions made by this employee require discretionary judgment and analysis. Errors may not be easily discernible and may result in a serious impact on the individual child and others. The work of this employee is seldom reviewed while in progress under general supervision.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  10 months, with salary to be established on the North Carolina State Salary Schedule.


Duties and Responsibilities:


School nurses shall be required to hold a school nurse certificate from the American Nurses Association (ANA) or the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). Registered nurses without ANA or NASN may be employed provisionally and must complete licensure requirements within three years.


Knowledge, Abilities, Skills:


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  This employee must hold a BS in nursing and be certified by e NBCSN or meet these requirements within three years of employment or they will be terminated.


NOTE:  The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.