Part-Time Nurse

Solomon Schechter Day School | Northbrook, IL, United States

Posted Date 11/22/2021
Description
This position is for the 2021-2022 School Year.

“At Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago, we ignite our students’ Jewish souls, educate them to their highest potential, and empower them to use their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich our world.”

The Sager Nurse is responsible for providing health services at the Sager School. This includes treating student injuries or illnesses and advising students, their parents or guardians, and staff on health issues.

In addition to injuries and sudden ailments, the school nurse will support students with chronic illnesses and disabilities. This includes administering medication to them. The school nurse will also promote health-related habits (e.g. proper hand-washing) and ensure compliance with national and local health policies for schools.

This is an in-person, 2 days per week position.

Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing healthcare to students
  • Developing and monitoring health plans for students with chronic illnesses and disabilities
  • Educate students and staff on healthy habits, such as proper nutrition and hygiene
  • Ensure school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases)
  • Update students’ medical history
  • Keep track of students’ vaccination records and medical records
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff
  • Administer student medication, prescription and over the counter, as prescribed
  • Complete medication documentation in a timely manner
  • Dispose of discontinued and missed medications per school policy and best practices
  • Responsible for creating and implementing medical plans (asthma action plan, diabetes plan, allergy plan, etc.)

Requirements

  • Degree in Nursing, LPN or RN and required certification
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Dedication to a high level of confidentiality
  • Exceptionally capable in both written and oral communication
  • Excellent organizational skills while still exhibiting a high degree of flexibility
  • Able to use technology to access student database system, track medical forms, and log nurse visits
  • Able to make quick decisions, take initiative, and prioritize tasks
  • Passionate about the mission and vision of the school
  • Warm and personable with a good sense of humor and considerable patience
  • Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination, etc.) and willingness to follow them at all times

 

Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Education - Other | Nurse/Doctor
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Job Location
US

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