School LPN – West Harvey-Dixmoor School District #147

Position Type: Student Services/School Nurse

Location: West Harvey-Dixmoor 147 Administrative Offices (High-Needs School)

Description: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct nursing services to medically fragile students and other duties as assigned under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse.  Duties are to be performed in accordance with the standards of professional school nurse practice, district/state, board of education policies and procedures and the State of Illinois Nurse Practice Act.

Job Summary: 

  • Provide critical support for children whose medical conditions might otherwise limit or prevent classroom participation with peers.
  • Take vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration
  • Assessing the status of a student’s immunization documentation and creating health plans for individuals with specific health needs
  • State Immunization Reporting
  • Connecting families to clinics to get immunizations
  • Entering Immunization records for all students
  • Handling minor health issue that occur daily •
  • Dispensing students’ prescribed medications
  • Help coach staff as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Up to date first aid and CPR certifications

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