Full Time School Nurse – Glenview School District 34

District: Glenview School District 34

Location: 1401 Greenwood Road, Glenview, IL  60026

Position: Full-Time, School Nurse

Purpose:
The position of Certified School Nurse was established for the purpose(s) of assessing the health needs of students; developing emergency care plans and individual health plans, incorporating input from parent and/or physician; complying with the laws relating to student health, conducting medical reviews for special education students, making recommendations to the IEP Team, providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured students; providing health information and serving as a resource to parents, teachers, staff, and administrators; and identifying health problems for referral for proper treatment.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing
• Illinois Nursing License
• Professional Educator License (PEL) with School Nurse Endorsement
• Designee completion certification also considered

Responsibilities:
1. Participate in IEP process to assess situations involving students’ health related issues for the purpose of identifying problems, referring for proper treatment and complying with legal requirements.
2. Complete health histories as part of the IEP process.
3. Administer first aid to staff / students, medication and specialized medical treatments for the purpose of providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children in accordance with State laws and District policies.
4. Administer mandated screenings (e.g.. vision/hearing, etc.) for the purpose of referring medical conditions and/or providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children.
5. Collaborate with agencies and other school safety team members to conduct site assessments (e.g., health issues, student health records, etc.) for the purpose of identifying issues and/or providing recommendations for improving safety and accessibility.
6. Collaborate with parents, students, teachers, staff, health care providers, and/or public agencies for the purpose of promoting and/or securing student health services, providing information and complying with legal requirements.
7. Develop individual student health care and emergency care plans for students with special care needs for the purpose of providing direction to site personnel and/or implementing directions provided by parents and/or physicians.
8. Support daily student attendance and maintain student attendance records in the District’s online student management software.
9. Support and supervise health care plans for students with health problems for the purpose of meeting the needs of students with chronic health problems and/or accommodation requirements.
10. Maintain contact with parents/guardians for the purpose of advising them of changes in student health and/or recommending further medical and/or emotional intervention.
11. Maintain students’ confidential files and records (e.g. health care plans, agency referrals, accident reports, immunization records, etc.) for the purpose of providing information required by legal requirements and professional standards.
12. Monitor students referred for illness and/or injury for the purpose of attending to their immediate health care concerns and initiating follow-up care. Order supplies and materials as needed for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
13. Participate in a variety of meetings, workshops and seminars, Individual Educational Plan meetings, and interdisciplinary teams for the purpose of gathering, conveying and/or sharing information on student health needs, service delivery, and educational programs, and/or improving skills and knowledge.
14. Provide care to students with chronic illnesses and extremely high-risk students (e.g., allergies, asthma, diabetes, seizures, medically fragile, etc.) for the purpose of assisting the child in achieving the highest possible functional level.
15. Provide training on a variety of health related subjects (e.g., CPR, health education, medication management, policies and procedures, growth and development, food allergies, hygiene, etc.) for the purpose of promoting a healthy lifestyle and/or acting as a resource to students, teachers, and other school personnel.
16. Refer students requiring additional medical attention for the purpose of providing required follow-up treatment and services.
17. Report health and safety issues to assigned administrator and appropriate agencies (e.g., fights, suspected child or substance abuse, contagious diseases, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining students’ personal safety, a positive learning environment and complying with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
18. Research a variety of topics relating to health and medical care (e.g., wellness, nutrition, treatment protocols, childhood diseases, etc.) for the purpose of providing information to staff, students, parents, and the public.
19. Respond to emergency medical situations (e.g., severe falls, seizures, prescription reactions, bleeding, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring appropriate immediate medical attention and related follow-up action.
20. Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the school.

TERM of EMPLOYMENT: Certified Calendar Plus 10 days

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position requires the ability to physically manipulate
students as needed including lifting, transferring and assisting ill or injured
students. Also requires good vision and hearing ability in order to observe and
document possible illness or injury.

Apply on the Glenview 34 website: https://www.glenview34.org/departments/human-resources/career-opportunities

Available until filled