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1338 - Duties of the School Physician/Nurse Practitioner

Policy: Duties of the School Physician/Nurse Practitioner Policy Number: 1338
Date of Original Policy: 07/10/2002  Date Revision Adopted: 07/08/2020
Reviewed by Policy Committee: 06/17/2020  Date of Next Review: 01/25/2023
Replacement of Policy Number:  

The School Physician shall be appointed by the Board of Education. The duties of the School Physician shall include, but are limited to, the following:
•    Performs professional medical services in the examination and care of school children.
•    Supervises routine examinations of school children by the school nurse practitioner to detect the presence of contagious diseases and physical defects.
•    Serves as an on call member of the Committee on Special Education
•    Reports to the Board on school health services;
•    Coordinates scheduling for physical examinations to all students participating in interscholastic athletics
•    Develops the program of health service in accordance with policies approved by the Board of Education and as directed by the Superintendent of Schools
•    Conducts a medical evaluation on any employee at the request of the Board of Education.

Education Law Section 902 and 913

Superintendent: James R. Froio
Phone: 315.689.8500
Address: 9 N. Chappell St., PO Box 902 | Jordan, NY 13080