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School Nurse

North Lawndale College Prep High School
Illinois Medical District, IL
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Nursing, General Nursing
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North Lawndale College Prep is a coed, public charter high school with two campuses that serves over 750 students in grades 9-12. NLCP exists to create a better future by developing and empowering transformational leaders. We do this by providing a comprehensive high school education and the supports necessary to graduate from college. As an organization, we value passion, commitment, and relationships. Our success is distinguished by three critical elements: An academic model that builds both the academic and the social and emotional skills our students will need for their future success; Caring and engaged professionals; and a competitive and attractive brand. NLCP has served the North Lawndale Community for over twenty years.

NLCP is seeking a licensed school nurse to see our team through the COVID-19 transition. The school nurse will assess students and staff requiring the direct services of a nurse, provides health care for students and assist in the implementation of required health care procedures.

  • Illinois State Board of Education PEL with School Nurse endorsement
  • Effective communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to be a collaborative problem-solver and a positive team member.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • An interest in working with students.
  • A willingness to participate in staff development opportunities.
  • A strong commitment to professional excellence.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Works with teachers and staff on screening students for health defects.
  • Administers and keeps records of issuance of medication as prescribed by physicians.
  • Assists with parent conferences.
  • Maintains liaison between physicians, parents and staff.
  • Communicates with primary care physician on health needs of individual students.
  • Maintains up-to-date cumulative health records, including immunization records on all students requiring nursing intervention.
  • Communicates with parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics and other agencies on student health matters.
  • Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures and district policy.
  • Implements board policy on exclusion and re admission of students in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.
  • Works with teams to train students related to handicap, health and hygiene.
  • Assists school personnel in maintaining sanitary standards in schools.
  • Works with the staff to provide a safe and secure school environment.
  • Maintains the medical alert list, susceptible list and health problems list.
  • Assumes responsibility for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered an illness, injury or emergency medical issue during school hours.
  • Obtains and maintains professional certification for vision, hearing and CPR.
  • Keeps an inventory of supplies and equipment needed to maintain nurse's office.
  • Performs related duties as required.
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