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Duties

Position Title: Nurse

Department: Special Services

Location: Bradley East

Reports to: Director of Special Services and Building Principals

FLSA Class: Non-Exempt

Revised Date: July 1, 2015

 

SUMMARY

To provide purposeful health services to district students and staff and act as a health resource person.

 

DUTIES

  1. Conducts school health screenings
  2. Provides professional nursing services as defined in The Illinois Nursing Ace (Ill.Rev.Stat. 1985, ch 111, par. 3405 (4)(1)
  3. Identifies student health problems, make referrals for their diagnosis, treatment and remediation, and provides follow-up for each referral
  4. Recommends modification of the school programs for a student who requires a change because of a health deficit and developing health care plans when students need special physical health care procedures to be provided at school
  5. Administers and monitors medication and treatment given in school (subject to local policy regarding the administration of medication at school)
  6. Act as liaison between home, school, community health agencies and the private medical sector
  7. Participate in the identification, evaluation and placement of students into special education programs; e.g., as a referring agent, a consultant to parents, teachers, etc., and/or as a member of a multidisciplinary team pursuant to the provisions of 23 Ill. Adm. Code 226 (Special Education)
  8. Assumes responsibility for identification and referral of students in need of medical care.
  9. Consults with parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics, and other agencies on school health matters.
  10. Maintains up to date health records on all students.
  11. Observe students on a regular basis to detect health needs.
  12. Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a staff member or student who has suffered injury or emergency illness.
  13. Participates with administration and school staff in developing and implementing total school health program.
  14. Prepares and submits health data and reports as necessary.
  15. Assists school personnel in establishing sanitary conditions at each building.
  16. Assists in health instruction, family education, and other health topics at each building.
  17. Attends committee meetings and conferences regarding health service and health curriculum.
  18. Monitors any medical treatment and/or medication given to students while attending school.
  19. Performs any other duties that may be assigned by administration.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must meet any certification requirements of the state.

Job Posting Date

11/21/2022

Application Deadline

12/21/2022

Start Date

1/3/2023