Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

School: Nederland Elementary

Position Title: Nurse Consultant - 1:1 Special Education

Position Start Date:  August 15, 2022

Position Type: Professional Technical

FTE: 0.875 - Temporary dates 8/15/2022 - 5/25/2023

Closing Date: July 17, 2022

Summary:

Primary responsibility is working with a student(s) identified as requiring continual nursing assessment throughout the school day. Will work only with one individual student at a time and will provide, assessment, nursing intervention, treatment, and documentation of health care provided during the school day. This will be hands-on care provided to meet the needs of the student and may include G-Tube care including feeding, airway care including ventilator and trach, seizure monitoring, mobility assist, etc. This work is done in collaboration with the family and the School Nurse consultant.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform nursing assessment, intervention, treatment and documentation for an IEP student or students in the Special Education setting to fulfill the nursing obligations as outlined in the IEP/s - this includes documentation for Medicaid claims if applicable for the School Medicaid program and may include hands on care for students with needs such as G-tube feedings, seizure monitoring, airway care including ventilators, trachs, oxygen and oximeters, positioning assistance, etc.1:1
  • Collaborate with the building assigned School Nurse Consultant as well as the Special Education Team assigned to the student/s for smooth integration of all educational goals and specialties.
  •  Document nursing care according to district and accepted professional standards.
  •  Maintain own professional standards and promote high level professionalism with the school and health services teams.
  • Provide input to the School Nurse in development of the IEP.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing earned from an accredited Nursing program
  • Minimum of one year experience as RN
  • Minimum of one-year Pediatric experience is required
  • Active Colorado License (DORA) as a Registered Nurse
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification from a nationally recognized program of instruction
  • Requires a valid Colorado driver’s license

Preferred:

  • Experience working with children with special needs is preferred
  • Home-care or Long-term Pediatric experience is preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

Salary Information:

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. 

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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