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Duties

Purpose:  To provide health services in the school, including the delivery of services to students and staff members. Duties are to be performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice and the IL Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act.

Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Plans health services within the school.
  2. Maintains the health office, records, and student rest area.
  3. Assists in the organization of screening procedures.
  4. Conducts vision and hearing screenings if certified.
  5. Administers minor first aid care.
  6. Prepares letters and reports.
  7. Administers and monitors medication given to students.
  8. Accompanies student to the emergency room, in the case of an emergency when no parent can be reached.
  9. Comply with professional code of ethics and school policies
  10. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  11. Attends staff meetings and trainings (as appropriate).
  12. Performs other tasks (as appropriate).

Gavin School District 37 assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Physical Demands: The physical demands 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.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.

Qualifications

Valid and registered Illinois R.N. License, Health Clearance, including TB test, as proven by a physical examination.

Salary/Benefits

Salary and benefits are excellent and are regionally and nationally competitive.

Job Posting Date

3/12/2024

Start Date

8/19/2024