PM Shift Nurse/Dorm shift nurse

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Description

Title:               Shift  Nurse
 
Reports To:    Executive Supervisor, Principal, Staff Doctor, Charge Nurse
 
Job Goal:       The PM Shift Nurse will provide services to students at PRC Center and School locations from 3 pm- 11 pm Monday-Friday.  Services will be provided across all environments including in the classroom, community settings and residential facility. The primary goal of the Shift Nurse is provide those medical services necessary for each student to be successful. The Shift Nurse will work collaboratively with the educational teams and appropriate outside resources to support the educational/medical needs of all students.
 
Qualifications:
 
  1. RN with Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred
  2. Illinois Registered Professional Nurse from the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation with CPR certification preferred.
  3. Licensed Practical Nurse 
 
 Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  1. Secure required physical and dental examination and immunization records for all students.  Keep all health records up to date.
  2. Arrange, supervise and follow up on all physical assessment programs.
  3. Record and follow protocol in the MAR.
  4. Communicate regularly with PRC medical team.
  5. Prepare comprehensive health histories and pertinent medical reports.
  6. Participate in team meetings as requested.
  7. Prepare emergency health care plans for all students who need them and train staff on the implementation of such plans.
  8. Secure any specialized equipment necessary to maintain the general health of all students.  Train staff on the use and maintenance of specialized equipment.
  9. Participate in the development of policies and procedures for the prevention and control of communicable diseases in conformity with Illinois State law.
  10. Plan for, administer and/or supervise the administration of any health related procedures (i.e. medication distribution, gastrostomy tube care, etc.) for all students.
  11. Observe environments and evaluate safety procedures in order to alert appropriate school personnel to correct hazardous conditions or procedures.
  12. Collaborate with classroom teams in the identification, documentation and reporting of any student who may have been abused and/or neglected according to the Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.

  1. Provide in-service training programs for staff, students and/or families on appropriate health topics stressing the prevention of disease and promotion of wellness in all activities.
  2. Act as a liaison between school, student, parent, physical and/or community agencies regarding the health status of student's in the program.

  1. Assist families and staff in securing available health & community resources.
  2. Participate in the formulation, evaluation and periodic review and revision of objectives, standards, policies and functions of school nursing services and the total school health program.
  3. Alert program administrator of legal provisions and health trends as they pertain to school health policies and procedures.
  4. Participate in activities of professional nursing, health and educational organizations and pursue on an on-going basis educational studies to maintain and improve the professional level of performance.
  5. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director or shift supervisor.

Posted By

Philip J Rock School

818 DuPage Blvd. , Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
 

At the following locations

Philip J Rock Center and School

818 DuPage Boulevard , Glen Ellyn, IL 60137



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

State Average: 15%

FTE

42

State Average: 246