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School Nurse Job, Nursing Jobs January, Medical Jobs 2020,

School Nurse

The position

To provide school health services, which include health screening, treatment of minor ailments, coordinating referrals to medical providers, spearheading the promotion of health, and provision of a safe school environment for staff and students.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing the relevant school health polices and guidelines paying attention to the relevant school and public heath laws and regulations
  • Carry out all duties to nursing and first aid applications
  • Serves as the expert in the school to meet student health needs, with an understanding of normal growth and development in children, as well as children with special health needs
  • Monitors disease outbreak amongst children and institutes infection control measures to prevent the spread
  • Is responsible to assess school environment for the safety of children and provides the necessary advice to school administration about potential risks
  • Takes lead in health promotion and screening programs in the school, and is conversant with referral procedures to health providers
  • The school nurse serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, community, and health care providers to advocate for health care and a healthy school environment

Qualifications

  • Nursing Diploma or Equivalent from a recognized school of nursing or University
  • 3 -5 year of related experience preferred in a school setting
  • Current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Certification in the basic life support (BLS)

 Sector: Social Development

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

Job Expires: 15-Jan-2021

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