Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - School RN
Chicago High School for the Arts
Chicago, IL

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Certified School Nurse

The Chicago High School for the Arts is accepting applications for a Certified School Nurse for the school year 2023-2024 Job Identification Title: Certified School Nurse Department: Healthcare Classification: Full-time General Summary: The Certified School Nurse (CSN) coordinates the school health program, including the delivery of services to students, and serves as the health resource to staff members in order to enhance health and wellness in the school community. The school nurse's duties are to be performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice, the state board of education policies and procedures, and the State of Illinois Nurse Practice Act. Duties and Responsibilities: * The CSN provides and/or delegates to licensed personnel direct professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students. * The CSN identifies health problems, makes referrals for diagnosis and treatment, develops educational modifications, provides follow-up and evaluation, and maintains appropriate documentation. * The CSN provides counseling and follow-up services to students with disabilities, as delineated in the IEP/504. * The CSN follows up on homebound students needing related healthcare services. * The CSN provides intervention in times of school crisis, i.e., death, suicide, and traumatic events. * The CSN initiates, encourages, and participates in health education programs for children. * The CSN assists special education children to accept or adjust to physical, emotional, or health limitations. * The CSN provides health counseling to parents of special education students and provides individual and group health counseling to special education students. * The CSN develops the medication protocol to safely store, administer, document, and monitor the effectiveness of the medication given at school. * The CSN coordinates activities of local schools concerned with communicable disease regulations. * The CSN assists with State and federal-mandated screenings and provides follow-up for deficits in vision, hearing, growth and development, and other physical impairments. * The CSN collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to determine if health adversely affects the student's educational process and is also responsible for the development of all IEP goals, benchmarks, and accommodations for students requiring health-related services. * Additional duties as assigned Experience and Education: * Bachelor of Science in nursing from an accredited college or university is required * A valid Illinois nursing license (RN or LPN) and current certification in CPR is required * Valid Type 73 certificate endorsed in school nursing is required * Critical thinking skills * Previous pediatric experience preferred but not required * Experience working with students with culturally diverse backgrounds Salary and Benefits * Full-time position * Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications * Benefit package included for full-time employees only Application Process Qualified applicants should apply directly online at and include all of the following: * Cover Letter * Resume * School Nurse License * Contact Information including title, professional relationship, email, and telephone number for 3-5 Professional References. Please do not attach letters of recommendation. Applicants who do not follow the submission directions will not be considered. Phone inquiries will not be accepted. Please be aware that every item listed on a resume is subject to verification, and that any offer of employment is contingent on a successful reference and background check. Please visit for more information. The Chicago High School for the Arts ("ChiArts") began its life as part of a quest for greater diversity among Chicago's arts and cultural institutions. ChiArts continues that quest by building holistic diversity at all levels, including students, faculty, staff, and board of directors. As part of that continuing quest, ChiArts embraces and carries into effect the Illinois Human Rights Act and the Chicago Human Rights Ordinance.


Average Illinois Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a School RN is 13% lower than the US average of $45.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.