Supervisor of Health Services – Township High School District 113

The Health Services Supervisor supervises the school health program and staff which meets the current needs and identifies future needs of all students, including special populations, the school and the community.

Supervisor of Health Services
The primary and most immediate need of this position is the following:
During a pandemic, this position is responsible for managing the following pandemic-related tasks:
● Contact Tracing
● Pandemic PCR/Antigen Testing
● Quarantine and Communication
● Mass Vaccination Clinic as Required
● Pandemic Data entry and reporting in the SIS
● Coordination, collaboration, and follow-through with local, state, and health officials as required
● Supervises, evaluates, and coordinates hiring of health services staff while providing leadership
and/or training for the health service office staff

● Oversees and participates in local comprehensive health planning (immunization clinics, blood
drives, flu vaccination programs)
● Oversees the maintenance and procedures of health records
● Provides Communicable Disease reports to the Department of Public Health and alerts school
administration of health trends and problems.
● Ensures compliance and documentation of all State reporting (i.e. immunizations, dental, hearing/vision exams)
● Oversees and reviews implementation of emergency care procedures and the reporting of
accidents for students and staff under the jurisdiction of the school
● Responds and assists with medically related tasks (i.e. district stock medication orders,
maintaining AEDs) and emergencies in their assigned building(s)
● Administers compliance with physical and immunization regulations including coordination of
communication and follow up with students who are not in compliance
● Is the liaison between school, student, parent, and physician regarding the student’s health status
when under a physician’s care
● Oversees and conducts vision screenings, making the necessary referrals for follow-up when
indicated under a physician’s care. Connects families to available resources
● Oversees the review and revision, the objectives, standards, policies, and operating procedures
of the health office and the total school health program for approval by the administration
● Provides leadership in healthcare-related matters on the problem-solving team and makes
educational adaptations as necessary for individual student needs.
● Supervises the process and implementation of health care plans, medication management,
medical 504 plans, and individual care plans (diabetes, seizures, asthma) to ensure consistency
across the district
● Develops procedures for health services student information within student information system
● Coordinates, conducts, and maintains records of mandated training for health care office staff
● Coordinates, conducts, and maintains records of mandated training for school staff who work with students with unique medical needs
● Seek and facilitate opportunities and partnerships with community agencies that benefit the health and wellness of students and staff
● Serves as summer school/ ESY nurse
● Conducts health assessments for summer special education eligibility/ IEP meetings
● Coordinates with the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services on policies related to health
● Supervises and coordinates scheduling and services of 1:1 nurses of students with chronic health
● Serves as the leader of the Concussion Oversight Committee
● Oversees health services training and professional development to staff based on individual
student’s medical plans
● Ensures and coordinates staff trainings/ professional development in accordance with mandated
● Coordinates training, planning, and the hiring of staff related to Diabetes Care Act and Seizure
Smart School Act and other medical related legislation applying to schools
● Oversees the process for the evaluation of health and development component of the case study
and IEP/504 process
● Conducts and provides an annual review, analysis, and report of district health data to the
● Manages and plans the annual budget for the school health program, making recommendations
for facilities, equipment, and supplies
● Provides ongoing communication to the Director for Student Services and the student services
administration team on best practices regarding the health and wellness of students
● Manages the respiratory protection program for the health office
● Provides or coordinates sub coverage for building nurses

● Required: holds a valid Certified School Nurse license with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science
in Nursing Experience
● Preferred: qualified to evaluate licensed staff in Illinois

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, bend, write, type, speak, and listen. In addition the employee may occasionally be required to bend, twist, reach and climb. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, peripheral and distant vision. The ability to work in an office environment, sitting, standing, light lifting, filing, operating office machines and computers, communicating with staff and others. Occasional lifting, otherwise non-demanding office activities.

The noise level in the work environment ranges from quiet/moderate to loud. The employee is frequently required to interact with the other staff. The employee is directly responsible for the safety and well-being of students.

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work to be performed by (an) individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities related to the position. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity and School Board Policy and procedures. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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