MSSD - Licensed Practical Nurse - Autumn Hill School

State of Missouri
Union, MO
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
Organization Type
Position: Licensed Practical Nurse, Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled (MSSD)

Reports to: RN/Building Administrator Department: Elementary and Secondary Education

Classification: School Term, Professional Office: Special Education

Location: MSSD Section: Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled

Pay Range: SS17 (BSN-SP14) Job Group: 205

Primarily responsible for the school health services to students attending the Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled under the direction of a Registered Nurse.


The incumbent must have the ability to perform the essential functions below either with or without reasonable accommodations under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

* Coordinate and implement a plan for health screenings.

* Coordinate, design and implement special health care procedures.

* Provide training on lifting techniques, basic first aid, infection control procedures, administering medication, CPR and other in-service as needed.

* Administer medication and other health care procedures according to physician orders.

* Follow proper nursing procedures and maintain appropriate documentation.

* Seek out and use community health service resources.

* Participate in staffing and IEP conferences to provide information on the student's physical and health needs when requested.

* Oversee all SHCP. Make sure they are completed correctly and all necessary supplies are available. Notify parents if additional supplies are needed.

* Utilize each student's individual communication system.

* Take a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive school health plan.

* Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadlines.

* Communicate effectively in both oral and written forms, using correct grammar, punctuation, clarity and consistency of thought.

* Collaborate with RN and Building Administrator to maintain an orderly, attractive, safe, clean environment.

* Maintain CPR training instructor certification and basic CPR certification

* Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information.

* Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and access information via the internet.


* Itinerant travel may be assigned as needed.

* Perform the daily self-care of students as needed and assigned (e.g., diapering, feeding, hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.)

* Lift and move 50 pounds to include assisting in changing positions of students.

* Participate in staff development activities to keep nursing skills updated and current.

* Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.

* Perform other duties as assigned.


* Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Missouri.

* Experience with pediatrics and/or individuals with disabilities preferred.

(Other qualifications and experience which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

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