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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Registered Professional Nurse18320

Distinguishing Features of the Class and Registered Professional Nurse


This is a professional nursing position involving responsibility for giving care to students and for performing related nursing services such as pupil health screening and notification of defects and communicable disease control requiring judgment and skills.  This position differs from the certificated position of School Nurse-Teacher in that there is no responsibility for either classroom instruction or guidance involved.  The work is performed under the general direction of a School Physician or School Nurse-Teacher.  Supervision may be exercised over the work of clerical assistants. The professional nurse performs professional nursing services at one or more schools in the maintenance of acceptable health standards, school health records and the emergency treatment of student and employee health problems; does related work as required. This position requires a high degree of patience, compassion and responsiveness to student experiences


Typical Work Activities and Registered Professional Nurse Expectations

  • Assists the School Physician in physical, visual and auditory screening examinations of students and employees;
  • Administers first aid and emergency treatment to students and employees;
  • Prepares and maintains health records for school authorities;
  • Assists at school immunization clinics;
  • Arranges to transport sick or injured students or employees to hospital, home, doctor’s, and dentist’s office in cases of emergency;
  • Inspects the school plant, playground and cafeteria and reports on general safety and sanitary conditions;
  • Orders, inventories and oversees the storage of first aid and related health supplies and equipment;
  • Consults with attendance teachers, staff members and school nurse-teachers concerning a variety of health factors related to non-attendance and communicable disease;
  • Prepares records and reports as required.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics and Key Qualities of Registered Professional Nurse

  • Open to learning;
  • Goes above and beyond to connect with students and families;
  • Connects families to community resources;
  • Good knowledge of nursing principles and techniques and their relation to medical practices and skill in their application;
  • Working knowledge of material-medical, dietetics, sanitation and personal hygiene;
  • Skill in the application of technical, oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to keep records and make reports;
  • Ability to get along well with students, teachers, parents and others;
  • Ability to carry out successfully the measures prescribed;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of sub-professional and non-technical personnel;
  • Good observation, mental alertness, firmness, initiative;
  • Cheerfulness, patience, emotional stability, sympathetic attitude toward the sick;
  • Good moral character.
Work Based Learning Coordinator (Part-Time)

All registered WBL programs must be under the supervision of a NYS certified WBL coordinator. It is recommended that all other WBL experiences that place students in the business community be under the supervision of a NYS certified WBL coordinator. The WBL coordinator assures that the student is well supervised while on the worksite and properly trained in workplace safety and health in accordance with the DOL regulations. The coordinator also assures that the employer is complying with the NYSDOL Laws Governing the Employment of Minors. A quality WBL program can make school-based learning more relevant by providing students with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to real world situations. The


    1. Build a framework around the District’s WBL standards and define the experiences students should have, particularly within authentic business sites.
    2. As part of the WBL framework, develop a thorough preparation process, for both students and employers, so the first round of experiences in WBL is more likely to be positive for both students and employers. 
    3. Develop working experiences focus on assisting students develop broad, transferable skills for postsecondary education and the workplace.
    4. WBL coordinator should also collaborate with the classroom teachers and/or CTE teachers to assure that the expectations of the worksite and the needs/goals of the students are considered.
    5. WBL Coordinator Work directly with students, CTE teachers and employers to design and fulfill work-site positions.
    6. Build around “the ships”: mentorships, internships (or coop and other forms of paid work), apprenticeships and teacher externships (essentially, a structured “job shadow” experience for CTE teachers and their academic colleagues).
    7. Set annual targets for incremental growth and maintain a focus on quality experiences for students and employers. 
Per SFT Contract

The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District’s recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133. The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or gender.  This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.