Full Time Certified School Nurse – South Holland School District 150

School District: South Holland School District 150

Location: South Holland, IL

Job Type: Full Time

Category: Certified School Nurse

Description: Position available for the 2021-2022 School Year. Nurse would be assisting with IEPs/504s while also acting as district nurse and heading the health services department for the entire school

How to applyhttps://www.maximhealthcare.com/careers/658990

Application Deadline Open, until filled


  • Current nursing license for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Professional Educator License per state/client requirement
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
  • Current BLS card
  • Considerable knowledge of medical disorders and treatment.
  • Considerable knowledge of child growth and development.
  • Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills.


  • Conducts Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting plans as needed.
  • Promotes healthy practices and nursing services to the students so they will be successful in general education classes
  • Provides professional nursing services as defined by your State Professional Practices Nursing
  • Coordinates services with other special services personnel within the school to support students in school to learn
  • Communicates with School Administrators, teachers and other staff members about students with specific health problems using the HIPAA and federal laws.
  • Follows the school’s district policies for health, emergency care, accidents, drug abuse and bullying
  • Notifies school Administers, local health department, parents and staff about confirmed communicable diseases within your school. Follow school districts policy concerning this
  • Conducts and writes the necessary legal reports for the IEP meeting. Including assessment planning, Health History or Medical Review for the student
  • Writes student’s IEP goals related to student’s health condition that is impacting student’s learning in school
  • Follows state laws concerning Asthma, Food Allergies, use of an Epi-Pen use and Medication laws providing documentation per your school district policy
  • Completes and files school and state reports regarding screenings, immunizations, physicals, etc
  • Charts pertinent information on student’s health file
  • Develops policies, procedures and work standards for school health program
  • Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies
  • Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and the health department
  • Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program
  • Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services
  • Maintains security of school health supplies and medication in school setting
  • Serves as a resource person on health issues
  • Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers
  • Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff
  • Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required
  • Recommends corrective action where problems are identified
  • Corresponds with parents on health needs of children
  • Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data
  • Ability to identify abnormal growth and development, symptoms of disease and discuss with parents
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources
  • Ability to develop and maintain health records on students