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JOB SUMMARY: School Nurses promote the physical, mental, emotional, and social
well-being of students and staff. The school nurse is directly responsible for the Health
Services in assigned buildings while maintaining a high level of ethics and confidentiality. All
aspects of this job should be performed in accordance with both the district/state board of
education policies and procedures and state law regarding nurse practice.

Ensures medication authorization/physician orders are complete.
Maintains safe procedures for administration, storage, and documentation of medication
prescribed by the physician.
Provides specialized procedures as ordered by a physician.
Keep individual medication records for each student- current and discontinued.
Correctly packages field trip medications.
Reports all accidents and injuries to the building administrator and District Nurse.
Documents all student contacts in Skyward.
Maintains a user-friendly and organized health services office.
Maintains confidential communication with appropriate staff, students, and families.
Manages and makes recommendations for community medical/dental services.
Follows-up on referrals for health problems.
Communicates with parents regarding students’ health status.
Assesses individual students’ health and safety needs and assists in the development and
implementation of plans to meet those needs at school.
Determines the epidemiological impact of students’ contagious illnesses and acts to
prevent the spread of communicable diseases in the school setting.
Monitors the effectiveness of medication and communicates medication-related concerns
to parents/guardians and prescribing physicians.
Provides staff with up-to-date information about students’ health care needs on an as
need to know basis.
Makes appropriate assessments and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated
Maintains emergency medical kits for Diabetic and Anaphylactic students.
Initiates contact with and acts as a liaison between the home, school, community health
agencies, and the private medical sector to enhance the health and wellness of the
school community.
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the District Nurse or


Current RN Illinois Nursing License
Health Care Provider CPR/AED certified
Prior professional nursing experience in a pediatric, adolescent, or community
environment preferred



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