Nurse Manager

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7077825 (Ref.No. BSUhttps://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24791)
Posted: May 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Manage the operations of the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities nurse’s office; provide and coordinate health care services for students; assist students to assume responsibility for their own health; increase the students, parents, and faculty’s general knowledge of health and medication issue, be on-call 24/7 when students are in residence.
The Indiana Academy serves approximately 250 juniors and seniors who are gifted and talented from across the state of Indiana and through its international program. The Indiana Academy’s major purpose is to provide educational opportunities appropriate to the ability and development of its students. It is a primarily residential high school with several local non-residential students. Through various outreach programs, the Indiana Academy strives to stimulate and enable vitality in educational programs for students who are academically gifted. The Academy is committed to creating innovative programs and practices that attract, retain, and nurture a diverse Academy community.

Job Function:

Manage the operations of the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities nurse’s office; provide and coordinate health care services for students; assist students to assume responsibility for their own health; increase the students, parents, and faculty’s general knowledge of health and medication issue, be on-call 24/7 when students are in residence.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience:

One year of experience as a nurse.

Preferred Experience:

Experience as a nurse in a school setting; experience as a nurse in a residential school setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and emergency health care for students; includes student assessment, referral and follow up.
  • Manage the operations of the nurse’s office; includes but not limited to: maintain office calendar; schedule student appointments; coordinate transportation; sick trays; medication compliance; appropriate student care and education; staff education and appropriate parent/guardian and staff education.
  • Maintain a medical file on each Indiana Academy student from enrollment to graduation; ensure that all state and school requirements are met; communicate with parents to ensure required information is obtained.
  • Dispense and document all prescription and non-prescription medication to students based on parent/guardian and physician consents and in compliance with the Indiana Academy Medication Policy; develop a medication administration log to be used by the Student Life staff to ensure accurate medication schedules and counts.
  • Train Student Life staff on pertinent health issues/procedures; communicate with SLCs, faculty, parents, pharmacies, BSU quick clinic, and other doctors/specialists about student care and be available 24/7 day (on-call) to answer questions and provide advice in urgent/emergency situations.
  • Facilitate health convocations and provide health education to the student body.
  • Research, advise, coordinate, and facilitate action taken on matters related to student health and any associated state and/or federal mandate/guidelines. Coordinate and facilitate state required screenings; compile and provide the required screening forms to the Department of Education.
  • Assess, inventory, and order all medical supplies needed for the nurse’s office.
  • Generate and update a Medical Alert list to be distributed to appropriate Indiana Academy staff members and faculty.
  • In conjunction with the Academy's IEP/504 coordinator and parents, develop student Individual Education/Health Plans (IEP/IHP).
    Serve on Student Services Committee, Study-Team, and/or Transition (back to residence) meetings for students of concern.
  • Generate and provide a daily medical excused absence list to the Attendance Secretary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Supervise Indiana Academy Nurse. Assign and review work, orient and train staff, and make recommendations in all areas related to supervision, including but not limited to, interviewing and selection, compensation, performance appraisal, training, discipline and career development.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.



 

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