Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - School RN
Illinois Association Of School
Oak Lawn, IL

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Certified School Nurse

Duties Title: School Nurse Job Requirements * Minimum Qualifications - registered professional nurse & current CPR certification * Bachelors (B.S.) is preferred * Previous experience and skills as requested by building principal Our Mission The mission of School District 123 is "Learning Today for a Successful Tomorrow." We believe each child has unlimited potential and deserves equal access to a challenging and comprehensive curriculum in a safe, secure, and appropriate environment. Direct Supervisor Building Principal, may receive assignments from designated personnel as required. Essential Functions & Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical demands and working conditions required of this position. * Demonstrate support of the Oak Lawn Hometown School District #123 strategic plan. * Uphold the established Board of Education policies, regulations, and administrative procedures * Facilitate normal development and positive student response to intervention: * Serve as the health care expert in the school to meet student health needs with an understanding of normal growth and development in children and youth as well as students with special needs. * Identify deviations from normal development and develop plans for student care utilizing the nursing process through assessment, intervention, identification of outcomes and evaluation of care. * Provide leadership in promoting health and safety, including a healthy environment. * Provide health-related education and guidance to students, families and staff members. * Monitor student immunization status and compliance with state health requirements; submit state reports as required. * Employ effective infection control through early detection, monitoring and reporting of contagious illness according to public health guidelines and district policy. * Be alert to potential safety hazards in the school environment and participate in reporting and remedying unsafe conditions. * Be familiar with and/or contribute to the development of school safety plans regarding bullying, school violence, and the full range of emergencies that may occur at school. * Provide quality health care and intervene in actual and potential health problems. * Provide health care for chronic and acute illness, as well as injuries in the school setting. * Safely administer and monitor medications that are required during the school day according to policy and in compliance with the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. * Perform health care procedures as ordered by students' health care providers. * Perform vision and hearing screenings as required. * Assists in the formation of health office policies and procedures. * Maintain an effective health office setting, including accurate record keeping and maintenance of adequate supplies. * Use clinical judgment in providing case management services * Receive and implement medical orders and communicate medical information to the appropriate staff as needed. * Develop Individualized Healthcare Plans (IHPs) and Emergency Care Plans (ECPs) as needed. * Provide health care information to the educational teams developing Special Education plans, such as Individualized Educational Plans and Section 504 Plans, to the extent allowed by the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. * Actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning. * Coordinate the linkage between the medical home, family and school. * Assist in identifying and accommodating health-related barriers to learning. * Provide families with information about available community resources as needed to improve access to health care. * Communicate and cooperative with colleagues, students, parents, and the community as needed to meet professional standards * Maintain accurate records (students' performance data, clerical responsibilities, Medicare billing, etc.) for the purpose of documenting accurate student information, reports, and Medicare reimbursement * Track students' attendance and look for trends in communicable diseases * Maintain and improve professional competence * Participate in meetings and perform other responsibilities as assigned by the principal or designee in accordance with the Board of Education * Ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time * Regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job Terms of Employment Hours/Day: (CBA - Art. II - Section 6) Months/Year: (CBA - Art. II - Section 6) Salary: Please see Collective Bargaining Agreement Evaluation Performance in this position will be evaluated by the Building Principal in accordance with the Board of Education's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. The School Board of Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 prohibits any and all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, homelessness, or disability or other basis prohibited by law in any of its programs, services, activities or employment. Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page School District Position Website City Website ILearn Link ILearn Report Card Link District Report Card Job Posting Date 3/14/2024 Start Date 3/14/2024


Average Illinois Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a School RN is 22% lower than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.