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.


Department: Health Services

Position Title: Nurse-School Consultant

Position Start Date: October 2, 2023

Position Type: Professional Technical

FTE: 1.0 - 40 hours per week - Regular, ongoing

Work Schedule: 190 Days

Salary Range 2: *$63,679 - $95,520

Closing Date: September 25, 2023


To identify and assess health concerns and ascertain who and how the care for the student is to be done in the academic settings in compliance with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), which includes compliance with Board of Nursing, Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) regulations, Colorado Department of Education (CDE) requirements and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) rules. The nurse will enhance and impact student learning by reducing or removing health-related barriers with specific attention given to substance abuse prevention and other behavioral health programming, intervention and education for both students and staff. The nurse will be responsible for the implementation of these duties at a High School. Physical assigned space will be at the High school.


  • Ensure mandated school health services in the educational environment, by identifying student health needs, interpreting health data, serving as the health expert, developing and implementing health care plans either self or through delegation to unlicensed personnel, and implementing screening programs and follow-up. Assist with psychiatric and behavioral health needs as well as substance abuse prevention and counseling when needed.
  • Assesses the health of the school community/communities in their assignment by surveying health issue trends, monitoring accident and incident reports, gather surveillance and screening and interpret for needed change, assess risk and protective factors and communicate health and wellness issues to the school and community/communities. 
  • Advocate for the physical and emotional safety in the school environment by education and initiating prevention programs while intervening as needed.
  • Protect against environmental hazards by recommending environmental safety and fostering policy development that is appropriate.
  • Contain spread of disease by monitoring immunizations, utilizing and educating on disease control methods, educating on infectious and nuisance diseases and assisting in policy development and implementation. 
  • Respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery.
  • Ensure quality of school health services and make health services accessible to students and families by aligning with national, and state school nursing standards and collecting data and submitting data as requested and reevaluate as needed. 
  • Collaborate and coordinate with students, families, community health services and staff by serving as a liaison and providing health related case management services.
  • Perform other duties as needed.



  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing earned from an accredited Nursing program

  • Currently hold a CDE Special Skills Provider license or have licensure application in process with appropriate endorsement in: School Nurse 0-21

  • Minimum of one year experience in: Pediatric nursing, community or public health nursing or school nursing

  • Active Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification from a nationally recognized program of instruction

  • Requires a valid Colorado driver’s license

  • Completed and submitted BVSD online application


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

Salary Information:

Salary Range 2: *$63,679 - $95,520

Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

*Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to BVSD or current BVSD employees that are new to the employee group (existing employees currently in this unit please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). BVSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience and education. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

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 -

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