Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - School RN
Illinois Association Of School
South Holland, IL

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School Nurse

Duties Instructional Support and Organization * Develops and administers a coordinated school health program. * Assesses the health and safety needs of the school environment. * Establishes a communicable disease prevention and control program in cooperation with local and state public health agencies. * Manages school health records in accordance with Illinois School Students Records Act. * Establishes and manages health screening programs according to state mandates and guidelines. * Participates in the development of health-related policies and procedures in compliance with state mandates and current health practices. * Purchases and maintains health supplies and equipment. * Provides staff inservice programs on health topics including blood borne pathogens and other mandated health issues. * Provides health related classroom instruction. * Administers medication with appropriate documentation per ECHO. * Supervises and/or provides screening and follow for deficits in vision, hearing, growth and development, and other physical deficits. * Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examination, and medical conditions. * Participates as crisis team member and provides crisis intervention in the advent of sudden illness or injury. * Makes appropriate assessments and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter. * Writes the health component for the eligibility and Individual Education Plan as indicated. * Recommends modifications of the school program for students who require accommodations due to a health deficit. * Develops and maintains current health care plans for students who need special nursing interventions during the school day. * Set up CPR/AED training for staff. Communication * Maintains communication with administrators, teachers other school personnel and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the health and safety needs of 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. * Maintains confidentiality regarding all school and health related issues. * Trains, monitors and maintains communication with LPNs and other staff involved in special nursing interventions. Professional Responsibilities * Participates as a member of professional school nursing and education organizations and utilizes continuing education opportunities to enhance professional knowledge in both nursing and education fields. * Participates as a member of the faculty on ECHO committees. * Participates as an active member of the school community, representing health/wellness. * Adheres to ISBE State Standards for school nursing Qualifications Illinois Type 73 Certification with School Nurse Endorsement Illinois Certification as a Vision and Hearing Screening Technician Prior nursing experience, preferably pediatric, adolescent, community or mental health nursing and health program management. CPR/AED Certification Salary/Benefits PER CBA Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page School District http://ECHOJA.ORG City Website South Holland ILearn Link ILearn Report Card Link District Report Card Job Posting Date 1/1/2024 Start Date N/A


Average Illinois Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a School RN is 14% lower than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.