Date Posted:  September 9, 2021

Position Title: Nursing Supervisor

Assignment: Nursing Services

FTE: 1.0 (year-round position)

Salary:  $75,317 – $94,162  (salary placement dependent upon applicable experience)

Expected Starting Date: ASAP

Nature of Work:

This is the third level in the Health Services series. Incumbents are responsible for leading the nursing department. Responsibilities may include: planning and developing department goals; establishing procedures for service delivery; supervising and providing direction to staff; ensuring compliance with laws and regulations; and providing guidance to staff in resolving student health concerns.
Typical Class Responsibilities: 

– Administers and supervises a comprehensive school health program including emergency nursing services; supports and provides consultation for the activities of assigned areas, including planning, coordinating, administering, evaluating, and implementing programs, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; interprets health mandates, recommendations, and trends; and monitors compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards.
– Supervises staff including: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
– Monitors district health services office activities; assures the maintenance of accurate and detailed records of services rendered and case histories of treatment; disseminates information to appropriate staff; and completes and supervises third party reimbursement documentation.
– Promotes the health and well-being of the school community through ongoing monitoring of educationally relevant medical findings; conducts ongoing disease surveillance to monitor communicable diseases; collaborates with staff, public health agencies, and others to promote optimal health practices; serves as the liaison and/or contact person representing the District at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events.
– Performs skilled nursing services, which include developing nursing care plans.
– Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Training and Experience Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health field; and 1 year of related experience.

Licensing & Certification Requirements: 

Registered Nurse (RN), Public Heath Nurse and licensed or able to obtain a license from the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) as a School Nurse (Pre-K – 12).  

Knowledge Requirements: 

– Supervisory and managerial principles;
– Nursing principles, procedures, and techniques;
– Principles and practices of program administration and management;
– Medical terminology;
– Techniques and methods for organizing, prioritizing, assigning and monitoring work;
– Best practices, trends and emerging technologies;
– Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research;
– Student health/physical assessments;
– Medical treatment protocols including first aid and emergency care;
– Health promotion and safety;
– Customer service principles;
– Recordkeeping principles;
– Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations;
– Computers and related software applications

Skill Requirements: 

– Supervising and evaluating employees;
– Adhering to applicable nursing-related standards, protocols, regulations, policies and procedures;
– Supervising health services, nursing care, and related programs;
– Coordinating deadlines, prioritizing work demands and assigning/monitoring work performed;
– Researching industry trends, solutions and best practices;
– Interpreting, monitoring, and reporting of medical research, findings, and public health information;
– Administering medical treatments including first aid and emergency care;
– Performing student health/physical assessments;
– Maintaining confidentiality;
– Providing customer service;
– Preparing and maintaining records and reports;
– Applying local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations;
– Operating a computer and related software applications;
– Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Physical Requirements: 

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and seeing.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

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