Performs Public Health Nursing activities within a Schools and Education District Offices. Assists the Education District Health Nurse in the management of an assigned district, ensuring the optimum health and well being of students and staff.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Education District Health Nurse in coordinating activities in the health districts using designated policies and procedures.
Assist in the identification of the health needs of the community.
Assist with the operation plan for the education district.
Assist with the preparation of updates of the health profile for the district.
Prepare monthly reports and plot the EPI graph.
Assist in the preparation for team meetings.
Performs any other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
General Nursing skills.
Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral/written).
Effective management skills.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A nursing degree from a recognised institution.
Certification in Medical and Surgical nursing and Midwifery.
Certification in District nursing would be an asset.
Minimum of three (3) years experience in various hospital departments