Substitute Building Nurse

at Illinois Association Of School
Location Urbana, Illinois
Date Posted April 3, 2024
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent

Description

Duties 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. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 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 reporter. 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 Designee. Qualifications Current RN Illinois Nursing License Health Care Provider CPR/AED certified Prior professional nursing experience in a pediatric, adolescent, or community environment preferred Salary/Benefits $32/hr How to Apply Please apply on our website: Substitute Building Nurse Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page Email Address School District Urbana School District 116 Position Website City Website ILearn Link ILearn Report Card Link District Report Card Job Posting Date 11/7/2023 Start Date N/A

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