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Registered Nurse (RN) Team Leader - General Education  

Date Posted: Jun 2, 2022

Job Description

Job Title

Position Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Team Leader - General Education  

Location: Office of School Health and Wellness 

Salary: $75,000-$90,000 

Reports to: Senior Director of Nursing  

Bargaining Unit: Non-Union Administrator 

Benefits Eligible: Yes  

Position Summary: 

The Registered Nurse Team Leader (Gen Ed) will provide clinical guidance and supervision to RN’s and LPN’s providing services in school health clinics, while promoting health and safety through adherence to infection control guidelines, safety, and DPSCD policies. The nurse team leader will monitor day to day functioning of the school health clinic and provide direction as needed in interpretation of student plan of care, medication administration, and care of students in provision of IEP’s, and 504 plans. The Registered Nurse team leader will provide orientation and professional development training to staff as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Current, unencumbered Licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.

  •  Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a registered nurse.

  • Experience in school Nursing preferred

  • Pediatric clinical experience also preferred

Essential Functions: 

  1. Monitor daily attendance of the nursing staff.
  2. Assist the nursing staff as needed with interpretation of medical orders.
  3. Provide clinical direction in cases of urgent/emergent student incidents.
  4. Assist in the performance of IEP’s and 504 plans as needed.
  5. Ensure that nursing team is properly documenting health related information and collecting appropriate data.
  6. Receive monthly data reporting from nurses and submit to the Senior Director of Nursing.
  7. Perform the training and certification of the 4-person health team.
  8. Maintain communication with staffing agencies regarding contractual nursing attendance and job performance.
  9. Monitor nurse attendance, review and approve/sign nursing timesheets each week
  10. Maintain the inventory, ordering, and disbursement of supplies for school clinics.
  11. Perform vaccine monitoring and inventory during the summer months, and support immunization events including vaccine administration.
  12. Complete performance evaluations for DPSCD nurses
  13. Assist with Medicaid billing.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned through Office of School Health and Wellness.

Security Clearance: 

Internal Applicants 

If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check. 

External Applicants 

In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.  

Method of Application: 

Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.  

All DPSCD employees are required to disclose their vaccine status, however COVID-19 vaccines are strongly encouraged but not required.

Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.  

Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897. 

DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions opportunities. Contact the Civil Rights Coordinator for more information at (313) 240-4377 or 

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