Job Description

Position Type: Campus Operations - CNP, Custodial, etc
Location: Central Management Office Dallas, 75247
Date Posted: 3/24/2023
Date Available: 07/26/2023

Mission Statement:
Uplift's mission is to create and sustain public schools of excellence that empower each student to reach their highest potential in college and the global marketplace and that inspire in students a life-long love of learning, achievement, and service in order to positively change their world.

Equity Vision Statement:
Uplift Education proactively engages scholars, families, and staff members to thrive as their authentic selves and partner in the journey required to identify, address, and correct existing and potential inequities.
Primary Purpose:
The Nurse Supervisor (RN) provides services that meet the health needs of students and staff on a school campus or campuses; and supervises and trains other staff to do so. The school nurse is responsible for implementing coordinated school health services that are best suited to the population of the campus or campuses. Facilitates positive student responses to normal development; promotes health and safety; intervenes with actual and potential health problems; provides case management to students; and actively collaborates with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy, and learning. The nurse supervisor ensures staff provide care to scholars within their scope of practice.

  • Assists in hiring appropriate campus level health office staff
  • Participates in setting goals and priorities for the health service program in conjunction with nursing and other staff, within the framework established by the district
  • Comply with all regulations and guidelines set by the Texas BON
  • Comply with local health authorities and DSHS ill criteria
  • Participates in staff development, orientation, training and certification
  • Educates faculty and staff as needed on health-related topics
  • Ensure health service staff practice within their scope of practice
  • Supervise in a way that minimizes risk to the network
  • Provide infection control
  • Serves as a member of the emergency and crisis response team for the district and/or campus, as requested
  • Establishes effective procedures for State mandatory screening
  • Administer vaccines according to the TVFC Program guidelines
  • Provides supervision to health office aides, LVNs, and other school personnel designated
  • Delegate in accordance with the guidelines in the Texas BON
  • Attend ARDs and 504 meetings; develop and implement IHPs as necessary according to the health needs and conditions of students
  • Exercises professional judgment in making decisions
  • Collaborate with all departments across the network to ensure a safe environment for all students and staff
  • Provide routine, urgent, and emergent care to scholars and staff in compliance with nursing standards and Uplift guidelines
  • Provide care to scholars/staff in pandemic using appropriate infection control measures

Education, Experience, and/or Certification(s)
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related discipline required
  • 1-2 years of experience as a supervisor in the area of healthcare required. 
  • Qualified to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas and holds an unrestricted license.
  • Certified in CPR (BLS)
  • Minimum of one year experience in public health nursing, community health nursing, school health nursing or pediatric nursing. Demonstrates a genuine interest in the student population and its health needs.  
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.                
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions in written or oral form in English. Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, administrators, and other school personnel.
  • Bi-lingual Sills: Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) preferred.
  • Technology: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook) and other computer software. Ability to use basic office equipment. The ability to learn and use other software as necessary.
  •  Other Skills: Knowledge of project management processes preferred.
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, and balance and use wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time. Exposure to bacteria and/or communicable diseases is possible.
Work Environment: The environment requires close proximity to other employees, frequent interruptions, extended periods of time viewing a computer screen, and noise levels from moderate to high. Travel within the Uplift network is required. May require someone outside work in the heat or cold. Some weekends will be required.
Starting Salary: $60,000

Application Procedure:
Apply online
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Uplift Education is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state or local law.  

Application Instructions

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