Full Time School Nurse – Waukegan School District 60

School District: Waukegan School District 60

  • Glen Flora Elementary
  • Glenwood Elementary
  • Hyde Park Elementary
  • Jack Benny Middle School
  • John Lewis Middle School
  • Lyon Elementary
  • Oakdale Elementary
  • Washington Elementary

Job Type: Full-Time
Category: School Nurse
Description: To serve as a consultant to school personnel on matters involving the health of pupils;
– Promote an awareness of the health needs of pupils;
– Provide direct services to children who require immediate medical care;
– Attempt to prevent the spread of communicable diseases within the school environment;
– To refer children to appropriate sources for medical diagnosis and treatment;
– Participate in the formation of policies and procedures for the school health program;
– Work with various groups that have an interest in the health of public school children;
– Maintain lines of communication with medical doctors who are treating children who have medical problems and/or special health needs;
– In-service all staff annually and as needed on Universal Precautions;
– Be an active participant of Pupil Personnel Staff;
– Complete a Health History for students having a complete case study evaluation and a Health History Update for students due for their 3-year evaluations;
– Provide support and guidance to pupils who have chronic and/or serious health problems to help the pupils adjust to the school environment;
– Assume a leadership role in the identification of those students with health needs that interfere with effective learning by uncovering health problems through observation, interviews, and analysis of records;
– Educate teachers and other school personnel to recognize and report health problems;
– Hold conferences, formal and informal, with teachers and other school personnel to help them learn to manage children who have health problems appropriately;
– Serve as a resource person in the area of health education to teachers and other personnel;
– Teach pupils, directly and indirectly, about personal health procedures and habits;
– Promote compliance with the laws of the State of Illinois that pertain to physical examinations, immunizations, and other health matters;
– Make referrals for students who have failed Vision and/or Hearing screening and follow up with parents who need assistance;
– Scoliosis screening and referral;
– Maintain health records for each pupil;
– Make home calls to obtain necessary information, inform parents of health problems, and promote parental cooperation;
– Survey the school environment for safety hazards and poor sanitary conditions and report undesirable conditions to the principal;
– Participate in efforts to control communicable diseases;
– Explain the scope of school health services to new staff

How to applywww.wps60.org
Application Deadline: Until filled

Any questions, feel free to call Andreana Dobbs, Health Services Coordinator, at 224-303-3313 or 224-548-1633

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