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Job ID: 92876
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Facility/Division: Wayne UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
The School Health Nurse will provide comprehensive school health services for assigned Wayne County Public Schools. S/he will provide case management for students with special health care needs and chronic health conditions and management acute health needs when on site. S/he will serve as a resource person to school personnel regarding student health issues. Also, will develop, implement, and present school health education programs.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required. Master of Science in Nursing MSN is preferred. Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina required. Current National School Nurse Certification or attained within 3 years. Previous School Health/Public Health (Child Health Program) experience preferred. A minimum of 3 years nursing experience is required, preferably in Pediatric/Adolescent Nursing. Case management experience helpful. • Considerable knowledge of school health nursing practices and professional standards. • Ability to provide health education programs to diverse audiences. • Ability to work independently and to manage multiple priorities. • Excellent decision-making and case management skills. • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with teammates, administrators, school-based intervention teams, other health care providers and service agencies. • Ability to communicate effectively with multi-age students, parents, school personnel, and health care professionals. • Ability to provide own transportation to various work locations, including occasional home visits. • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. • Proficient with MS Office and able to learn new software rapidly.
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
Legal Employer: Wayne Health
Entity: Wayne UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: School Health Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: WAYNE MED
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
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