Full Time School Nurse – General George S. Patton School District 133

School District – General George S. Patton School District 133

Location – Riverdale, IL

Job Type – Full Time

Category – School Nurse

Description – Please see responsibilities.

How to apply – https://www.applitrack.com/scook/onlineapp/default.aspx?choosedistrict=true&applitrackclient=37865&category=Student+Services

Application Deadline – Until filled


    • Illinois Type 73 Certification with School Nurse Endorsement
    • Illinois Certification as a Vision and Hearing Screening Technician
    • Prior nursing experience, preferable pediatric, adolescents, community or mental health nursing and health program management
    • CPR/AED Certification



    • Develops and administers a coordinated school health program.
    • Assesses the health and safety needs of the school environment.
    • Establishes a communicable disease prevention and control program in cooperation with local and state public health agencies.
    • Manages school health records in accordance with Illinois School Students Records Act.
    • Establishes and manages health screening programs according to state mandates and guidelines.
    • Participates in the development of health-related policies and procedures in compliance with state mandates and current health practices.
    • Purchases and maintains health supplies and equipment.
    • Provides staff in-service programs on health topics including blood borne pathogens and other mandated health issues.
    • Provides health related classroom instruction.
    • Administers medication with appropriate documentation.
    • Supervises and/or 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 examination, and medical conditions.
    • Participates as a crisis team member and provides crisis intervention in the event of sudden illness or injury.
    • Makes appropriate assessments and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter.
    • Writes the health component for the eligibility and Individual Education Plan as indicated.
    • Recommends modifications of the school program for students who require accommodations due to a health deficit.
    • Develops and maintains current health care plans for students who need special nursing interventions during the day. 
    • Setup CPR/AED training for staff.