School Health Services Coordinator

Alexandria, Virginia
Jul 08, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Program Manager
Full Time
Job Description:

The School Health Services Coordinator guides, strengthens and facilitates the education process by developing and supporting programs to modify or remove health-related barriers to learning; Attains optimal standards of care in the school health program; Provides a leadership role for the school health program as it relates to schools and community.

This job reports to the Chief Student Services Officer.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing required; Master's degree in nursing, education, public health, or related field preferred.
  • Certificates & Licenses: Current license to practice as a registered nurse in Virginia. Current CPR certification.
  • Experience: Minimum of three years experience in school nursing with increasing levels of responsibility is required. Experience in personnel management and program administration preferred.

Essential Functions:
  • Coordinates city-wide school health services program.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of the school health programs, goals and objectives.
  • Plans and develops procedures to assess the health needs of the school-age population.
  • Advises, where appropriate, in the planning of programs designed to minimize or eliminate health hazards that might interfere with learning.
  • Plans and implements school nurse professional development opportunities.
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates a system for providing first aid and emergency care.
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates a system for providing for the management of chronic health conditions.
  • Coordinates communicable disease prevention and infection control measures.
  • Develops and implements school health documentation systems at both the individual student level and the programmatic level.
  • Serves as the division liaison with public health officials.
  • Provides consultation to school nurses, school staff and administrators, and parents/guardians on the specific health issues of school-age children and adolescents.
  • Ensures compliance with state and federal health requirements.
  • Prepares state reports in compliance with health and immunization requirements.
  • Participates on school and community committees to address health issues.
  • Coordinates and serves as the division liaison for school-based healthcare initiatives.
  • Participates with educational personnel in the development and coordination of staff development activities designed to promote wellness and a healthy and safe learning environment.
  • Maintains information pertaining to the health budget and inventory.
  • Assists in planning clinical experiences in the school clinics for college and university nursing students.
  • Participates in the screening, hiring, orientation and assignment of school nurses, substitute school nurses, and support staff to implement the school health program.
  • Participates in the clinical supervision and evaluation of nursing and other health services staff.
  • Performs other such tasks and assumes other such nurse affiliated duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chief Student Services Officer.

*Please note that this a 12 month, 240 day position. Salary falls under the Teachers and Other Licensed Staff salary scale.


Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
Licensed Salary Scale (
Shift Type:

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