Shelby County Schools

  • Clinical Lead- RN

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/20/2018 4:17 PM)
    Location Name
    Bond Building
    Salary Min
    USD $52,972.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $69,658.00/Yr.
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    Delivers at a high level of competency in school nurse program including home visits for the school district.  Responsibilities require understanding of both theory and practice.


    Essential Job Functions

    1. Assists the manager in recruiting, hiring, training, evaluating, and assigning school nurses, and in communicating with school administrators; Assesses nurse skill competency through the annual and on-going nurse professional development.
    2. Provides medication administration training for school staff in compliance with Tennessee Medication Administration guidelines, procedures and standards; Provides guidance for school administrators on health delivery within the school setting.
    3. Provides school nurse support and direct technical assistance for special education school-nursing related functions.
    4. Schedules and attends home visits with parent for medically fragile and students with complex health concerns in order to facilitate transition from home to school.
    5. Serves as a liaison to school administrators, parents, nurses and medical providers regarding health care plan developments, compliance, and ongoing monitoring for effective health service delivery in the school setting. Collaborates with supervisor and other District staff to develop short and long-range plans for assigned program or functional area.
    6. Researches and explores feasibility of implementing new methods, technologies or programs.
    7. Develops, schedules, implements, monitors and evaluates all programs, projects and operations in area of responsibility.
    8. Researches, compiles data for, and prepares various statistical, administrative and/or financial reports as required.
    9. Oversees Licensed Practical Nurses working with students receiving special education services
    10. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Medical Sciences or other related field plus an additional 2 years related experience as a nurse or lead nurse in a school environment, or equivalent, for a total education/experience of 6 years.  Tennessee Licensed Professional Registered Nurse required.


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to swiftly and accurately understand complex data and perform analysis
    • Skill in developing data-supported solutions and using fact-based logic; ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to tackle the operational challenges of the merged school district in a complex, changing political and educational environment
    • Ability to manage daily administrative tasks without losing sight of long-term goals and planning.

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.

    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.

    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the District to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.



    SCS does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, or age (40 or older).



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