Verona, New Jersey 07044

Job Description


Certified School Nurse

(11-month position)


To provide services in accordance with health and safety regulations to all students and staff and to administer medications and first aid when necessary.



  • NJ State Department of Education School Nurse Certification

  • NJ State Registered Nurse License

  • BS or higher in Nursing

  • First Aid Certified

  • CPR Certified

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.



  • Maintain/update student health records to comply with state mandates.

  • Conduct state required health screening programs.

  • Interpret to students and parents the nature and significance of any health problem incurred in an examination.

  • Work collaboratively with school physicians in carrying out yearly physical exams and sports physicals for students.

  • Report to parents any referral for further diagnosis or evaluation as deemed necessary by the school physician.

  • Authorize exclusion and readmission of students in connection with infectious or contagious diseases.

  • Render appropriate first aid and treat medical problems of students and staff based on policies and procedures in manual.

  • Report to parents, school personnel, physician, clinics, and other agencies (county/state) on medical matters when necessary.

  • Advise staff on the modification of the educational program according to the individual’s Healthcare Plan.

  • Conduct in-service programs on Blood Borne Pathogen and Universal Precautions at the beginning of every school year.

  • Assist school personnel in establishing sanitary conditions in school and in implementing the school’s Blood Borne Pathogen Control Plan when necessary.

  • Conduct other in-service programs (first-aid,CPR) as needed.

  • Oversee staff compliance of school personnel health regulations (yearly physical, Hepatitis B vaccine, Mantoux testing)

  • Provide vinyl gloves, band aids and germicidal wipes for every classroom.

  • Attend committee meetings and conferences regarding health services or health issues when appropriate.

  • Implement Health Education Curriculum to all students in accordance with NJ State Core Curriculum.

  • Prepare and submit all yearly reports to local and state Boards of Health.

  • Review policies and procedures in procedure manual, annually, with the School Physician and amend them as necessary.

  • Administer medications to students during the school day, as needed, with records of parent and physician authorizations on file.

  • Complete a monthly report to Administration.

  • Keep a list (Medic-Alert) of all students with health problems and distribute copies to all faculty. Update frequently.

  • Implement Dental Health Program for the NJFDPD for all qualified students.

  • Schedule Dental Van appointments.

  • Schedule Commission for the Blind vision screenings for students and staff.

  • Attend staff orientation prior to the beginning of school year and Back to School Night.

  • Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings.

  • Attend and actively participate in monthly departmental teacher meetings.

  • Attend school-wide teacher assistant meetings.

  • Attend and participate in all Professional Development and CPI training workshops.

  • Attend Case Reviews with Consulting Psychiatrists, Administrators, and Clinicians when indicated by the individual needs of the students.

  • Comply with all policies and procedures of Spectrum360.

  • Follow all recommendations of administration.

  • Follow all directives of the Executive Director/CEO and Principal, correcting areas relating to performance identified by immediate supervisor.


Our school offers…

  • Referral bonus

  • Competitive salary

  • Quality health benefits package

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Education Required:

4 Year Degree - BSN

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 08/03/2022