Certified School Nurse – Cook County School District 130

Certified School Nurse #1529

Position Type:
Support Staff/School Nurse

District Wide/PPS

Date Available:

Job Summary:  A bachelor’s prepared certified school nurse with a Professional Educator License or Illinois Registered Nursing License works with the building administration and staff to provide health services that are designed to modify or remove health-related barriers that affect the academic and social emotional development of individual students. The school nurse provides preventative health services such as case finding, health education, referrals, and basic care in order to prevent serious health problems and manage current conditions. The school nurse may participate in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings, taking the responsibility for collecting, evaluating, interpreting, communicating health related information, and making appropriate educational recommendations as needed . The school nurse is also responsible for maintaining health files for all students. The school nurse provides services for multiple school sites.

-Must hold a valid State of Illinois Professional Educator License with a School Nurse Endorsement or a current Illinois Registered Nursing License;
-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required;
-Vision and hearing screening certification preferred;
-Ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written form;
-Ability to proficiently use MS Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, and MS Outlook;
-Courteous and respectful when dealing with others;
-Must have a valid State of Illinois driver’s license; and
-Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Salary and Benefits:
-Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package;
-Employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members.

Working Hours:
-Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Five Buildings: 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
-Middle School Buildings: 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Application Procedure: Submit application on-line www.district130.org

Cook County School District 130 is an Equal Opportunity Employer