The role of the School Health Nurse is diverse in both the Primary and Secondary school sectors. JSB can provide temporary or permanent Div. 1 Registered Nurses and First Aiders to meet your school health program requirements.
School Nurses provide a primary health service, which encompasses a range of programs directed toward health promotion and education, as well as identification, and prompt intervention for identified health concerns.
School Nursing roles include:
- Provision of clinical nursing management of acute injuries and health concerns.
- Referral of identified health concerns to other health services professionals where further assessment and treatment is required.
- Health promotion and education activities including, but not limited to: Immunisation, safety and injury prevention, harm minimisation, nutrition, hygiene and asthma management, or any concern that presents to an individual or school community.
- Liaise with parents to obtain information relating to their child’s health, parental concern and to obtain consent for treatment.
Whether your requirement is temporary day-to-day placement of health personnel or placement of staff on a more permanent basis, JSB is able to provide you with professional and enthusiastic school nursing staff, dedicated to striving for healthy outcomes for all those involved in the school community.