Del Valle ISD - Director of Health Services

Job Details

Region: 13
School District/Employer: Del Valle ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Director, Nurse
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Student Services
Core Subjects
  • Health
Job Title: Director of Health Services
School: Del Valle ISD
Campus Description: Del Valle ISD
Date Posted: 9/16/2019
Deadline: 02/28/2020
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:

Responsible for program administration, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of a comprehensive program of health services for district.

Major Responsibilities and Duties

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required)


The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community

Rule §247.1 Purpose and Scope; Definitions
Rule §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators

Organization Management

The administrator manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following:

Develop and administer health services budget based on documented needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely
Ensure that all campuses have needed healthcare supplies and resources and recommend purchase, replacement, and repair of equipment when needed
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including accurate, updated records of health information for all students
Implement and comply with policies established by federal and state law, Texas Department of Health rule, State Board of Education rule, and board policy
Securing grants and partnerships to enhance and promote programs

Organization Improvement

The campus nurse promotes efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following:

Determine the goals, objectives, and priorities of the health services program in conjunction with nurses and other staff and within the goals and strategic plan established by the district
Identify, analyze, and apply current nursing and medical research findings to plan and provide health care delivery for all students. Evaluate and improve school health practices and make changes based on findings
Develop programs and recommend policies related to health and safety. Provide expert advice to district administration and other departments regarding policies, procedures, nursing, and healthcare standards on matters impacting student, staff, and the community
Collaborate with district level administration to integrate and implement health policies and practices with priorities of the district
Manage the delivery of all campus health services and ensure consistent implementation of school health policies regarding immunizations, communicable diseases, medication, and emergency care of ill and injured
Coordinate activities of the health services program with outside agencies and members of medical and health care community to ensure that students have access to adequate health care services. Represent the district in collaborative community programs related to student health
Serve as permanent member of district’s school health advisory committee. Participate in the development of health education curriculum and contribute to other committees related to health and safety issues of students and staff
Coordinate department and district staff development, orientation, training, and certification as related to health needs of students

Personnel Relations/Management

The campus nurse manages personnel effectively through activities such as the following:

Work cooperatively with principals to recruit, interview, select, train, supervise, and evaluate all health services personnel and make recommendations about assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal
Prepare, review, and revise department job descriptions
Share responsibility with principals to evaluate performance of school health services personnel to ensure effectiveness and develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operation in the health services area
Plan and conduct professional development, orientation, training, and certification programs for nurses and nurse assistants

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and termination of school nurses and nurse aides at campuses throughout district


Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; may use standard medical clinic equipment including automated external defibrillator (AED)

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Prolonged sitting; occasional kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing pulling, and twisting
Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; may work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent districtwide travel
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:


Master’s Degree from an accredited university


Successful teaching and/or supervisory experience totaling at least five (5) years desired

Prior health education or school health programming experience; including physical health and mental health program development, management experience, and knowledge of health related policy, statutory requirements for school health is required

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Experience developing, interpreting, and implementing policy as it relates to comprehensive health

Provide strategic direction for the district related to health and mental health
Salary Range: $68,949-$82,570
How To Apply:

Contact Person:

Name: Del Valle ISD Human Resources
Address: 5301 Ross Road, Suite 103
City: Del Valle
State: TX
Zip: 78617
Phone: (512) 386-3060
Fax: (512) 386-3015