HealthPRO - Heritage

  • School Registered Nurse (RN)

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    2018-17230
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Nursing
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
    Recruiter Name
    Caroline Morrison Jacumin
    Recruiter Email
    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com
    Recruiter Number
    828-615-1737
  • Overview

    School Nurse- RN, Pediatric School Based Services

    Join our Pediatric School Based Team, and use your passion for nursing to help make a difference in a child’s life!

    • School Nurse position available to begin ASAP! 
    • Must be a RN/BSN with prior school/pediatric experience OR a Certified School Nurse (CSN) with credeitals from ISBE
    • North Chicago area (zipcodes 60618, 60707)
    • Full Time / 7 Hours daily / 35 hours weekly
    • Will include insulin monitoring
    • Covering 2 Schools / K-8th Grade
    • We value our nurses and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child’s life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off
    • Professional Development
    • Continuing Education and more!

    HealthPRO®/Heritage is a national leading provider of highly skilled nurses and educators. We hire Nurses who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in nursing that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented nurse that wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company.

     

    The primary purpose of the School Nurse position is health and wellness assessments of pediatric students in a school setting, with the goal of helping them reach their maximum performance potential within an educational model of practice.

    Qualifications:

    • Nursing license in the state of residence/state of placement.
    • Must hold a current license to practice in the state of
    • Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development

     

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Consult and collaborate with School staff and families in regards to students’ health and wellness.
    • Participate in the IEP process in developing present levels of performance, goals and objectives, and treatment recommendations for students qualifying for nursing services
    • Provide nursing services through the use of current best practices based on prescribed services in the IEP
    • Maintain all documentation required by the district and ASHA’s code of ethics including, but not limited to, daily notes, monthly summaries, and annual IEP’s

     

    Looking forward to speaking with you!

    Caroline Morrison Jacumin

    Director of Recruitment – Peds/School Division

    HealthPRO®-Heritage®

    828-615-1737 | Direct Line

    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com

     

    Responsibilities

    School Nurse Performance Expectations

    • Develops policies, procedures and work standards for school health program.

    • Monitors compliance of school health program with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.

    • Initiates program changes as needed.

    • Manages program allotment efficiently.

    • Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education and health department.

    • Collaborates with other child-support agencies in designing and providing a school health program.

    • Negotiates professional and medical services essential to the school health program.

    • Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services.

    • Maintains security of school health supplies.

    • Serves as a resource person on health issues.

    • Provides staff development on health-related topics for school staff and volunteers.

    • Screens and conducts health appraisals for students and staff.

    • Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.

    • Recommends corrective action where problems are identified.

    • Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data

    Qualifications

     

    EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Licensed Nurse Practitioner, Completion of training necessary for licensing as a registered nurse and experience in pediatrics and/or public health nursing preferred.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS NASN and National Certification: NASN supports the delivery of safe and effective care in nursing practice through voluntary certification by examination for all school nurses. NASN works in collaboration with the National Board for Certification of School Nurses (NBCSN), and communication between the two organizations is a priority. Certification represents a national standard of preparation, knowledge, and practice. To assist with this recognition, the NBCSN provides the opportunity for school nurses to set the standards for their specialty area through voluntary professional certification. NBCSN has trademarked 'NCSN' as the official credential of the National Certified School Nurse. All candidates successfully completing the national examination are eligible to use this credential. To learn more about NBCSN and the national school nurse certification exam, visit NBCSN's web site at www.nbcsn.org.

    Recruiter : Email Address

    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com

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