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Hillsborough County Public Schools
FL, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Hillsborough County Public Schools
Florida, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


POSITION SUMMARY:  The Nurse, Registered, will implement, manage, and monitor health programs as defined by School Health Services and the Florida Nurse Practice Act.  In addition, the registered nurse will oversee registered nursing students from school board approved agencies.


  • Conducts nursing assessments on students with health complications or identified as high risk for developing health complications.
  • Counsels students on an individual and/or group basis in the areas of physical, emotional, and social health.
  • Monitors and reviews physician orders for students receiving medication or requiring procedures or treatments on a routine basis.
  • Ensures the proper training and adherence to district guidelines of school personnel who may be responsible for administering medications, procedures, and/or treatments.
  • Supervises licensed practical nurses, health assistants, and unlicensed assistive personnel (UAPs) as mandated by the Florida Nurse Practice Act and National Association of School Nursing (NASN).
  • Maintains health records on students in assigned schools; completes reports to fulfill the requirements of the current School Health Services Plan.
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates procedures involving health concerns and subsequent care in the school setting, including care plans and/or action plans.
  • Plans and implements in-service activities appropriate for personnel assigned to schools. Provides health information and materials to students and staff.  Makes recommendations for the provision and/or maintenance of a healthy and safe environment for students and staff.
  • Plans, implements, and facilitates the completion of the State of Florida requirements related to screenings and immunizations in accordance with compliance deadlines.
  • Assists families with appropriate follow-up on medical concerns, the release of information for medical concerns, or suspected medical concerns; makes home visits when appropriate.
  • Serves on the child Study Team (CST), including but not limited to Individual Education Plans and 504 plans as they pertain to medical concerns.
  • Establishes and maintains communication with public and private medical professionals and agencies serving students.
  • Maintains valid state licenses, including CPR, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogen Certification by attending continuing education programs and other training activities.
  • Attends all pre- and post-planning meetings, as well as professional day trainings.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the district.

COMPETENCIES:  The following competencies are representative of specific skills, abilities, and attributes that must be demonstrated to perform this job successfully.

Attendance & Punctuality:  Schedules time off in advance. Begins working on time.  Keeps absences within guidelines.  Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.  Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 

Communications:  Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally.  Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form.  Exhibits good listening and comprehension.  Keeps others adequately informed.  Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Job Knowledge:  Competent in required job skills and knowledge.  Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills.  Keeps abreast of current developments.  Requires minimal supervision.  Displays understanding of how job relates to others.  Uses resources effectively.

Planning & Organization:  Prioritizes and plans work activities.  Uses time efficiently.  Plans for additional resources.  Integrates changes smoothly.  Sets goals and objectives.  Works in an organized manner.

Problem Solving:  Identifies problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Develops alternative solutions.  Resolves problems in early stages.  Works well in group problem solving situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.

Education:   A bachelor’s degree of Science in Nursing is required.  

Experience:   Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in registered nursing, pediatrics, school nursing, public health, medical-surgical, hospital, critical care, or mental health with two (2) years of related management or supervisory experience preferred.

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations:  Possession of a valid State of Florida Licensed Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Certification in CPR and First Aid required.

Language Skills:  Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.  Writes routine reports and correspondence.  Speaks effectively before groups of individuals.

Mathematical Skills:  Calculates figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Applies concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability: Solves practical problems and deals with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form 

Computer Skills:  Microsoft Office, and School Health Management Software.


Physical Activities:  Standing, walking, sitting, handling, keyboarding, talking, and hearing.

Lifting Demands:  Up to 10 pounds.

Reaching Activities:  Both dominant and non-dominant hand; overhead.

Environmental Conditions:  Noise intensity: 3, moderate.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires using your own transportation to travel to various school sites, work locations, and/or community organizations throughout the district.

SUPERVISORY EXPECTATIONS: Manage assigned clerical staff and subordinate professional personnel in one or more sections of the department.  Take responsibility for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of assigned teams.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the district’s policies and applicable state and federal laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  

DISTRICT EXPECTATIONS:  All district employees must:

  • Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance. Physical presence is expected as part of a reliable and predictable pattern of attendance.
  • Support the district’s vision, mission, goals, and Strategic Plan.
  • Engage in civility, respect, and professionalism.
  • Maintain the professional knowledge and skills necessary to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their positions.

NOTE:  School Board Policy ensures equal opportunity for all in its personnel policies and practices and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender preference, political beliefs, social/family background, disability or age. 

The district accords preference in selection, retention, and promotion procedures to certain veterans and spouses of veterans who are Florida residents.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68243884
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Hillsborough County Public Schools
  • Position Title: Nurse, Registered
  • Job Function: Nurse,

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