Certified Nurse

Posted 3 years ago
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Position Areas
Pupil Services

Description

2017/2018 SCHOOL YEAR

DESCRIPTION:

To coordinate a school health program including the delivery of services to students and staff members in order to enhance health and wellness in the school community.Duties are to be performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice, district/state board of education policies and procedures and Illinois State law regarding nurse practice.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students and staff including nursing assessment, identifying health problems, making referrals for diagnosis and treatment, recommending educational modifications, providing follow-up and evaluation, and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Develops a medication protocol to safely store, administer, document, and monitor the effectiveness of medication given at school.
  • Provides screening and follow-up for deficits in vision, hearing, growth and development, and other physical deficits.
  • Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations and medical conditions.
  • Participates as crisis team member and provides crisis intervention for students and staff in the advent of sudden illness or injury.
  • Makes appropriate assessments and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter.
  • Provides staff in service programs on health topics including blood borne pathogens and the district exposure control plan.
  • Maintains communication with administrators, teachers, other school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the health and safety needs of students.
  • Initiates contact with and acts as a liaison between the home, school, community health agencies and the private medical sector to enhance the health and wellness of the school community
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all school and health-related issues.
  • Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the identification, evaluation, and placement of students into special education programs.Writes the health component of the Individual Education Plan as indicated.

  • Develops and maintains current health care plans for students who need special nursing interventions during the school day.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse licensure, Illinois with Illinois ISBE Professional Educator License (PEL) - School Nurse endorsement
  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR/AED certification
  • lllinois State Board of Education licensure (school nurse).
  • Illinois certification as a Vision and Hearing Screening technician preferred.
  • Prior professional nursing experience, preferably pediatric, adolescent, community or mental health nursing, and health program management

Application Procedure:

Apply online.

Selection Procedure:

Applications will be reviewed by District 300's Education Services.

 

Posted By

Mid-Valley Special Education Cooperative

2550 Harnish Drive , Algonquin, IL 60102
 

At the following locations

District-Wide

2550 Harnish Drive , Algonquin, IL 60102