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1 Dec 2021

Full-Time Health Care Specialist

Southampton County Public Schools – Posted by shameka key Anywhere

Job Description


Job Title:           Health Care Specialist

Location:               Central Office

Reports To:           Division Superintendent

Salary:                   Determined by education and experience


Job Summary

The Health Care Specialist supports the school division with efforts to mitigate and address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Specialist collaborates with school and City organizations and groups, primarily the Southampton Health Department, and specifically assists and supports the COVID-19 screening testing program and SCPS contact tracing efforts. Additionally, the Specialist will train and support health annex monitors. The Specialist performs a variety of professional duties required to support the school health services program, including the handling of complex and/or sensitive situations.


Professional Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
  2. Current licenses to practice as a RN in Virginia preferred, other health credentials or educational administrative licenses considered
  3. One to two years of experience working as a health care professional



Job-related within the specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility required. School-based and/or    public health knowledge and skills specific to the current COVID-19 health crisis preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Possesses knowledge of theory, procedures, and practices related to student health and wellness.
  2. Possesses and understanding of public health concerns and procedures for treatment in coordination with local health and social service agencies. Training and knowledge specific to current COVID-19 health crisis preferred.
  3. Demonstrates an ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with other professionals within the schools and communities.
  4. Demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  5. Demonstrates an ability to gather, analyze, interpret, and reconcile data.
  6. Demonstrates a working knowledge of computers and software applications.


Essential Duties:

  1. Coordinates between school COVID teams and the Southampton County Health Department to support contact tracing efforts when cases are present in schools
  2. Maintains and supports proper ordering, inventory, and distribution of school health clinic supplies to include PPE.
  3. Serves on a team that tracks applicable data and provides summary information in a variety of forms when needed.
  4. Supports School Health Services in the development of protocols and guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  5. Serves as the point of contact to administer and support COVID-19 screening testing with the schools.
  6. Provides support for other COVID-19 initiatives or programs.
  7. Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the department

Terms of Employment:

12 – month full-time position



Additional Responsibilities to perform:

  1. Conforms to all state laws and regulations.
  2. Acts as a liaison with administrators, community health leaders, hospital and community stakeholders.
  3. Collaborate and coordinate with a team of public health professionals and school administrators.
  4. Research and secure health program partnerships.
  5. Adhere to CDC policies and guidelines
  6. Other duties as assigned



Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of Southampton County School Board’s policy manual and the Virginia Board of Nursing.



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Southampton County Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws in employment or any of its programs or activities. The Compliance Officer for Southampton County Public Schools for the above statues is the Director of Human Resources. P.O. Box 96, 21308 Plank Road, Courtland, VA. 23837, (757) 653-2692

Job Categories: Registered Nurse Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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