RN Substitutes

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 8/02/2023

Job Title

RN Substitutes


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - Student Health Services (Various Locations)

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:

Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

  • Functions as a contributing member of the school staff and school health team in all aspects of the school program
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrates knowledge of child growth and development
  • Serves as a child advocate
  • Encourages a well-nourished school population
  • Provides consultation and referral to students, primary medical care providers for evaluation with treatment and follow-up, if necessary, for suspected health problems
  • Reports compliance with state laws requiring immunization and exclusion of students with contagious diseases
  • Encourages each student to be a health-educated person and a knowledgeable health consumer
  • Improves school nursing and school health through research and continuing education
  • Attends school, community, and professional meetings as requested

Essential Duties

  • Coordinates the school's health services program; follows procedures, protocols, and other instructions provided by School Health Services Supervisor or contained in division manuals and protocols
  • Assesses the health needs of students by observation, screening programs, and referral procedures and provides intervention as needed
  • Establishes and maintains standards of emergency care to minimize the effects of accidents and illness in the school
  • Supports school attendance for children who must use medication in the treatment of illness and chronic disabilities with nursing knowledge and skills
  • Maintains daily clinic records and prepares other required reports
  • Serves as a resource for the school's child study team
  • Provides care and plan for medically-involved and medically-fragile students
  • Assists physician in health assessment of special education students, secures parental permission and provides follow-up
  • Interprets health status and/or medical findings to the student, family, and school personnel as necessary
  • Presents and trains staff and maintains appropriate OSHA standards within school setting
  • Attends work daily and is engaged and on task
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Current license to practice as a registered professional nurse (RN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Must hold a valid Virginia driver's license. Experience with child and adolescent health care and health assessment. Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Ability to use clinic/medical equipment, basic pharmacology knowledge, ability to lift students as required, knowledge and use of standard precautions, good oral and written communication skills.

Additional Information

Hourly rate $30.38


How To Apply

To be considered for this position, please mail, fax, or hand deliver References, CPR Certification, RN license, and college transcripts to:

Henrico County Public Schools

Department of Human Resources

P. O. Box 23120

3820 Nine Mile Road

Henrico, VA 23223-0420

Fax: (804) 652-3763

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

EOE/Accommodations Upon Request

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Main Organization

Public Schools

Public Schools

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Amount of Travel

Work At Home


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