Job Description

Position Type: Campus Operations - CNP, Custodial, etc
Location: Uplift Crescendo Preparatory, 76120
Date Posted: 4/11/2023
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:
Ensure complete health services program for Uplift Education. Provide students with health services. Incorporate students into health education programs and teach preventive health practices.

  • Provide care to students, (routine, urgent, emergent, palliative, etc.)
  • Comply with all regulations and guidelines set by the Texas BON
  • Comply with local health authorities and DSHS ill criteria 
  • Provide care, routine, urgent, and emergent to students and staff according to Uplift Education’s guidelines and the Texas BON standards
  • Provide basic health information, within Uplift Education’s guidelines and as prescribed by the Texas BON to students and staff 
  • Assist with enrollment, attend ARDs and 504 meetings; develop and implement IHPs as necessary according to the health needs and conditions of students 
  • Collaborate with all departments across the network to ensure a safe environment for all students and staff
  • Conduct health screening for students as required by Texas Department of Health, Texas
  • Education Agency and charter policy. Make referrals as necessary
  • Plan and implement an ongoing evaluation of Health Services programs and make adaptations based on the results.
  • Instruct students and staff in safety, health, and wellness.
  • Conduct campus level health trainings
  • Administer vaccines according to the TVFC Program guidelines
  • Work collaboratively with school staff, physicians, parents and community. 
  • Serve on the Crisis Intervention and Emergency Management Teams for the school
  • Ensure compliance with all immunization records in compliance with State guidelines 
  • Abide by policies established by federal and state laws that apply to charter schools, Texas Department of Health rule that apply to charter schools, Commission’s Rules that apply to charter schools. 
  • Delegate in accordance with the Texas BON
  • Exercises professional judgment in making decisions 
  • Collaborate with all departments across the network to ensure a safe environment for all students and staff

Education, Experience, and/or Certification(s)
  • Education Requirements: Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program 
  • Experience Requirements: 3-5 years of nursing experience as a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse required
  • Special Sills/Certifications:
    • Valid Registered Nurse license to practice professional nursing, in Texas, from the Texas BON preferred, LVN license required
    • Vision, Hearing, Spinal and Acanthuses Nigricans Certification preferred 
    • American Heart Association BLS certification required; BLS Instructor preferred
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.

Other Qualifications 
  • Satisfactory criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable. Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization 

Physical Demands: 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: $46,200

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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