Policy Information
Series 1000 - By-Laws
THE ROLE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
DUTIES OF THE SCHOOL PHYSICIAN/NURSE PRACTITIONER
Policy # 1338

The school physician/nurse practitioner shall be appointed by the Board of Education. The duties of the school physician/nurse practitioner shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

a)     Performs professional medical services in the examination and care of school children;

 

b)     Performs routine examinations of school children to detect the presence of contagious diseases and physical defects;

 

c)     Serves as an on call member on the Committee on Special Education;

 

d)     Reports to the Board on school health services;

 

e)    Coordinates scheduling, with school nurse, for physical examinations to all students participating in interscholastic athletics;

 

f)     Develops the program of health service in accordance with policies approved by the Board and as directed by the Superintendent of Schools;

 

g)     Conducts physical exams for all bus drivers and substitutes prior to employment and annually thereafter;

 

h)     Conducts a medical evaluation on any employee at the request of the Board of   Education.

 

 

 

Education Law Sections 902 and 913


Adoption Date: 9/22/2008
1000 - By-Laws