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Wellness Coordinator (Nurse) 

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Wellness Coordinator (Nurse)

POSITION TITLE: Wellness Coordinator (Nurse)

REPORTS TO: Head of School

JOB GOAL: To plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate school health services. To provide health education that promotes physical and mental health and informs healthcare decisions, prevents disease, and enhances school performance by addressing topics such as healthy lifestyles, risk-reducing behaviors, developmental needs, activities of daily living, and preventive self-care, using teaching methods that are appropriate to the students' developmental level, learning needs, readiness, and ability to learn.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maximize the quantity of in-class time by reducing the incidence of health related absenteeism.

  • Eliminate or minimize health problems which impair learning, and promote the highest degree of independent functioning possible.

  • Identify health care needs of students and availability of resources.

  • Plan and implement services to meet those health care needs.

  • Assess and evaluate the effectiveness of services and health care plans

  • Collaborate with a wide variety of school system and professional disciplines to enhance the educational process and promote an optimal level of wellness for students, families and staff.

  • Assure i3 Academy is in compliance with mandated health service regulations.

  • Assures that such policies and related procedures adhere to legal and regulatory requirements and ethical standards of nursing practice.

  • Develop and coordinate quality improvement activities for the school health service component of the school health program.

  • Document and analyze data for required reports on school health services.

  • Implement appropriate communicable disease control policies for i3 Academy.

  • Provide professional health leadership to administrators and school staff.

  • Develop training for the administration of medication to students, and other health related mandated activities.

  • Coordinate the establishment of guidelines, procedures and training in First Aid/CPR.

  • Participate in development of i3Academy emergency health and crisis plan.

  • Implements a system for the identification of students with chronic/acute health care needs; work in coordination with the special education program; review student enrollment forms.

  • Work in collaboration with administration to coordinate health services for children with special needs.

  • Coordinate wrap around services for students and families.

  • Create community partners and community outreach to further the goals of wellness and appropriate intervention for the health care needs of i3 Academy students.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college/university.

  • RN licensure from the Alabama Board of Nursing

  • Minimum of three years of successful nursing experience, preferably in a school setting.

 
About the Organization For more information about I3 Academy please visit www.i3academy.org

 

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