Registered School Nurse
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Nursing
The Registered Nurse in a school setting reports to the Health Services Coordinator, Direct Supervisor Â· Administrator, Principal or as designated by the district. All duties are performed in accordance with district/state board of education policies and procedures, and state law regarding nursing practice. The Registered School Nurse Duties would be :-to provide direct nursing services, first aid, and emergency care to students and staff members.administering medication with relevant documentation.preservation of accurate medical records in compliance with state mandates that include immunizations, physical examinations, medical conditions, and related archival responsibilities.the ability to perform mandatory vision and hearing screening procedures.as an authorized reporter, to make appropriate assessment and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect.to maintain communication with the teachers, other school personnel, and parents/guardians to strengthen cooperative actions which will meet the health and safety needs of students.providing health services, information, and counseling in a beneficial and positive manner to enhance the health and wellness of the school community.to complete accident/incident reports for students and staff.compilation of data for statistical purposes.keeping confidential in regards to all school health-related issues. maintaining a daily account of student/staff visits and documentation on individual health records.to conserve the daily environment of the health office facility and supplies.proper utilization of existing technology for the performance of duties.performing other healthcare related work as required. maintaining correspondence with a professional nursing organization, and utilizing continuing education opportunities to enhance professional knowledge.participation as an active member of the school community in representing health and wellness.
Required Qualifications & Licensures :-Baccalaureate Degree preparation in Nursing.Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of IllinoisCurrent certification in a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Program.Experience in Nursing, as well as completion of a School Health Orientation Program is preferred.Illinois Certification as a Vision and Hearing screening technician.Computer literate and proficiency in usage of existing technology.
Hourly pay is in accordance with the Educational Support Personnel Schedule.
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