Bulloch County Schools
DEPARTMENT: Teaching and Learning FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Lead Nurse and Principal IF EXEMPT, WHY:
SALARY SCHEDULE: Based on State Salary Schedule and/or Bulloch TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time
County Salary/Supplement Schedule
JOB CODE(S): 409a # OF DAYS: 186
# OF HOURS: TBA
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Two to four-year degree from regionally accredited college in a nursing field. Preference will be given for higher degree that
resulted in obtaining a BSN degree. At least one year of successful experience in nursing with preference given for
experience in public health, school health, home health and/or pediatrics.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, PERMITS:
Must hold a current Georgia license and current certification in CPR. American Heart Association Heartsaver Instructor
Incumbent must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function of the position. When appropriate, reasonable
accommodations will be provided to afford persons with disabilities an opportunity to perform the essential functions of the
Incumbent must be able to provide a Criminal Background Check with results that adhere to Bulloch County Board of
Education Policy GAK(1).
Ability to work in a self-directed and autonomous environment within state and local policies and procedures.
Ability to work within the school environment under the daily supervision of the principal and overall supervision of the Lead
PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS: Demonstrates the ability to:
Assess and address health needs for the student.
Participate in the development of system-level and school-level plans for health services, emergency action, other need
areas as needed.
Serve as a resource for health information and as a referral agent for healthcare in the community.
Acquire and maintain equipment, health-related resource materials, and supplies.
Perform according to school and system safety plans in a crisis.
Collaborate with school personnel and families in the Student Support Team and 504 processes.
Participate in professional learning and departmental meetings as directed by the school and/or system.
Plan and implement individual health care plans
Conduct general clinic and medication administration according to established policy and procedure. Evaluate student
complaints and injuries and contact parents as needed.
Conduct screenings/testing as needed; including lice, hearing, vision, dental health, and others as assigned. Produce
required reports and records relating to screenings.
Assist with Hospital/Homebound Program.
Assist with Health instruction as schedule permits.
Process and submit required paperwork, reports, records, and statistics according to daily, monthly and yearly guidelines.
Maintain and clean clinic area including refrigerator and medication cart.
Annually conduct Universal Precautions Education for faculty/staff.
Produce annual Health Alert List.
Process and submit paperwork/forms for Medicaid Med Administration billing.
Adhere to code of ethics. Deal with sensitive and/or confidential information in an appropriate manner. Follow dress code
for nurses and/or street clothes according to policies and procedures established health services and Board of Education.
Carry out such other duties which may be assigned by direct supervisor.
Sedentary Work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly
to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the
time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Interaction with Others: Ability to maintain, on a regular and consistent basis, relationships that are characterized by high
expectations, teamwork, and collaboration. Ability to be flexible relative to daily routines. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to
the differences among diverse populations.
Concentration: Ability to maintain workflow and thought processes in the presence of frequent distractions. Ability to ignore
irrelevant sights or sounds and intrusive thoughts or stimuli. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with only few or
Stressful Circumstances: Ability to produce quality work when short or unexpected deadlines are presented. Ability to adjust
work processes without incident when new and unexpected directions are given relative to a project that may be in process.
Ability to maintain composure and not compound a situation when interacting with persons who may be angry, demanding or
otherwise less than polite.
Independent Judgment: Ability to complete work tasks without being given precise directions relative to work steps or the
Organizational Skills: Ability to establish priorities, simultaneously manage multiple tasks; and deliver a quality work product
by a designated deadline.
Public Contact: Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with superiors, colleagues,
parents, and other individuals within and external to the school system. Ability to demonstrate professionalism while
interacting with others and to maintain constructive working relationships.
Attendance and Dependability: Ability to report to work at the scheduled time and to seldom be absent from work.
Demonstrate prompt and regular work attendance. Process appropriate paperwork to authorize absences in accordance
with school system procedures. Ability to complete work in a timely, accurate manner and to be conscientious about work
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually by the Superintendent or designated Supervisor in accordance with
Policy GBI - Evaluation of Personnel.
The above statements are designed and intended to describe the general summary and level of work performed.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required by
incumbents in the position. Statements do not limit the right of the employer/supervisor to assign additional tasks
or to modify duties to be performed. Statements are not in any order of importance relative to each other.
The preferred or required credentials shown in the job description may be interpreted only as a minimum criteria
existing at the time the description was developed. Other bona fide occupational qualifications and criteria may be
utilized as needed in the selection process.