Subject to the limitations prescribed by law and the school policies and regulations, the duties of an employee shall include, but not limited to the following responsibilities :
This health personnel who occupies this position must have the ability to organize and administer the health care program for the School.
She will also act as a resource person for the assigned health facility.
The School Nurse must be cognizant of health problems and concern of both students, faculty members, and support staff.
This health personnel shall be required to periodically submit reports reviewing the current status of the health delivery systems for the school.
The School Nurse periodically submits recommendations that are felt to be necessary to better serve the student and community's health needs.
The School Nurse should also be cognizant of student problems that may be generated as a result of family health situations or social problems that may occur.
This health personnel is expected to be familiar with the emergency medical procedure and first-aid procedures. The School Nurse is encouraged to enroll in continuing education to remain current in techniques and procedures that pertain to school nursing.
For special cases wherein a student has a serious health problem or a major accident in the school premises, the School Nurse is expected to coordinate with school administration in contacting parents / guardian.
The School Nurse is responsible for preparing and reviewing all forms for students, faculty members, and support staff.
The School Nurse must be discrete, loyal, efficient, and be able to maintain the confidentiality of cases.
The School Nurse’s job is not strictly limited to those mentioned above. There will be times she will be asked to do administrative work or as the need arises.
Health and Safety Monitoring
Investigates or monitors incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill health;
Undertakes risk assessments and site inspections;
Identifies potential health hazards;
Drafts internal health and safety policies and protocols to promote student wellness;
Compiles statistics on health and safety related incidents / cases;
Draws-up safe operational practices and proposes the necessary changes;
Writes reports and school-wide information bulletins;
Provides health and safety meetings and training courses for employees;
Creates programs to promote health and safety to students and employees;
Monitors the health and safety of students during the day school and during official school functions;
Conducts health inspection of students and employees; and
Acts as a liaison with relevant authorities.
Keeps up to date and ensures compliance with current health and safety legislation.
General Office Procedures Receives phone calls; Makes calls on behalf of the Principal; Tracks fax and telephone messages;
Types reports and other official school documents; Assists in extracurricular activities, school opening, and closing procedures;
Prepares copies of correspondence for release and distribution; and Other duties assigned by the Principal.
Receives payments from students, parents, and teachers;
Issues payment receipts;
Assists in the preparation of the school budget;
Prepares budget requisition following an outlined procedure;
Prepares periodical accounting reports; and
Collates and organizes documents to support reports.
Communication Encodes and disseminate pertinent information; and Facilitates inquiries regarding school and student programs.
Documentation Assists in preparing documents for internal and external purposes, namely : school publication, handbooks / manuals, newspaper articles, and other public relations documents;
Collects, files, and organizes students’ records; Files & organizes administrative reports and other similar documents; and Compiles documents related to school press releases and other public relations activities.
Assists in enforcing rules and policies;
Helps out with the supervision of students outside the classroom; and
Assists in official school events, programs, functions, and activities.
May be assigned to substitute for faculty members; and
Assists in creating activities to improve faculty morale and community.
Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's / College Degree
Preferably 1-4 years experienced employee in the field of healthcare
Must be a registered nurse / professional license holder