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School Nurse

Berkeley School District 87
Berkeley, IL
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
Organization Type
Position Type:
Student Support Services

Date Posted:

Northlake Middle School

Date Available:
2023-2024 School Year

Closing Date:
Until Position Filled

2023-2024 School Year

Qualifications: Registered professional nurse (RN) currently licensed in Illinois, Current AHA BLS CPR/AED Certification

Reports To: Director Special Services and District Nurse

Evaluation: As per contract

Work Calendar: Full-Time, 186 work days or as per contract

Position Goal: Provide direct nursing services, first aid, illness and emergency care to students and staff.
The School Nurse shall be responsible for the following duties and perform other duties as assigned by the administration:

  • Observe and adhere to all Board of Education policies and regulations, and all administrative rules and procedures
  • Follow all State of Illinois codes relative to the requirements of the Health Services program
  • Participate in the formulation, evaluation, and periodic review and revision of objectives, standards, policies and functions of school nurse services and the entire school health program
  • Prepare and submit reports to the Superintendent and State Board of Education including ISBE and IDPH

  • Supervise and maintain school health office to include records, supplies and medications
  • Develop and administer a school health program and disseminate information to staff and community concerning health related issues
  • Collaborate with teachers, staff, parents and other related services to support students' readiness to learn
  • Participate in preschool and kindergarten screenings
  • Be available during the regular lunch hour (lunch is paid on call)
  • Administer first aid, emergency care and nursing services to staff
  • Complete an Employee Accident Report when an employee is injured

  • Develop and implement individualized health plan for students with health conditions
  • Obtain health histories and pertinent medical reports for all case study evaluations.
  • Oversee the collection, assessment and maintenance of complete and accurate health records on all students
  • Review medical records for compliance with state and district health requirements for enrollment
  • Enroll new students as outlined in policies and procedures
  • Plan and supervise the safe, effective administration of medication needed to maintain the child in school within district and state policy guidelines.
  • Conduct vision and hearing screenings (with certification)
  • Complete State of Illinois Immunization compliance report and all other required ISBE and IDPH reports
  • Evaluate health records on transfer students and follow through on any deficiencies
  • Provide referrals to parents on health needs of individual students
  • Administer first aid, emergency care and nursing services to students
  • Complete an accident report when a student is injured

  • Float/travel to assigned school as needed
  • Exhibit confidentiality in relation to students, parents and faculty
  • Develop a positive working relationship with administration, staff, students and parents
  • Assume responsibility for personal and professional growth and development to enhance professional knowledge and improve school nurse practice.
  • Attend and successfully complete the State of Illinois training for Hearing screening and Vision screening for certification
  • Maintain current American Heart Association BLS CPR/AED certification
  • Be knowledgeable and adhere to the District Safety Plan

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