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Company: Charter Schools USA
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



The Nurse PT will support the instructional program by creating a climate of health and well-being in the school and by addressing the health needs of the school, consistent with the goals set forth by CSUSA.



  • Maintains a complete, up-to-date health record system using available technology.
  • Plans and conducts screenings, examinations and health appraisals in accordance with state law and CSUSA policy.
  • Monitors newly enrolled students in order to ensure that state law and district policy are implemented concerning health issues (i.e., immunization, medical records).


  • Advises and counsels students, staff and parents, as appropriate, concerning health issues.
  • Makes referrals to school resources and/or community agencies as necessary.
  • Serves as consultant and resource person in health instruction and curriculum planning.
  • Provides input to the administration concerning the implementation of state law and the development of CSUSA policies and procedures related to health issues.

Emergency Care

  • Provides first aid as needed.
  • Assists emergency care givers as applicable.
  • Maintains appropriate records as required.

School Environment

  • Makes recommendations to the principal regarding health and safety to promote a safe, healthy and comfortable learning environment.
  • Administers medication in accordance with state law and CSUSA policy.

School /Community Relations

  • Communicates with parents/guardians as needed concerning their child's health.
  • Keeps staff informed about relevant health issues.
  • Communicates with various health-related organizations in the community and surrounding areas as needed for students and staff.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


  1. Ability to work and interact with individual at all level of the organization.
  2. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
  3. Ability to prepare comprehensive reports, including writing report sections, integrating content, and formatting the report electronically when needed.
  4. Ability to establish a set of operating principles and routines; driving projects to completion, while insisting on highest level of quality.
  5. Ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance.
  6. Ability to establish excellent interpersonal skills between all constituents: being courteous, professional, and helpful; Oral (including presentations), Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing.
  7. Computer Basics -- Windows (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Student Information System (SIS).
  8. Knowledge of company and departmental policies and procedures.
  9. Detailed knowledge of Federal, State, and local requirements for K-12 schools and charter school law preferred.


  • Current license as a registered professional nurse in state.
  • Certification as a school nurse or working toward this certification in accordance with state law and regulation.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college.
  • Minimum of three years successful experience as a nurse or school nurse (preferred).
  • Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.


  • No physical exertion required.
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Job is non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA Policy.

The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this position description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.



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