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School Nurse

Company: School District of Beloit
Location: Cottage Grove
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The School District of Beloit is seeking a School Nurse. This is a full time/permanent position based on a 192 day contract (prorated for 2022-2023). Candidate must hold a Registered Nurse license for the state of WI. Minority and bilingual candidaes are encouraged to apply. Salary offers are based on education/experience.

Job purpose
To advance the well-being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students. The School Nurse facilitates positive student responses to normal development; promotes health and safety; intervenes with actual and potential health concerns; provides case management services; and actively collaborates with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy, and learning.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Work with employees, students, parents, medical personnel and the general public to improve student achievement outcomes.
  • Responsible for nursing process in assigned buildings.
  • Provide nursing services including prescribed medical treatment, procedures, and medication administration for students.
  • Develop, update, and maintain Individual Health Plans/IEPs/Emergency Health Plans annually for students with chronic and acute health care needs.
  • Directly and indirectly supervise and monitor the delivery and documentation of delegated nursing tasks/procedures.
  • Provide vision/hearing screening for students as directed and make referrals for those who failed their vision and/or hearing screening.
  • Perform informational/educational program(s) on human growth and development, physiology and hygiene, and/or other health related topics.
  • Support Wisconsin student immunization requirements to improve and maintain a healthy school environment and ensure state reports are completed.
  • Provide nursing representation on relevant district committees.
    Qualifications
    Required Qualifications
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Current CPR/AED certification. Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years previous nursing experience in pediatrics or triaging.
  • MSN Degree ?Working conditions
    The work environment is in a school setting that combines a school health office which includes standard office equipment and standard school health supplies. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness. Employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.

    Physical requirements
    Must be able to walk, run, climb stairs and move about the building emergently and as needed. This is a physically demanding job where the incumbent is required to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs as needed, and do repetitive tasks with few breaks.

    Direct reports
    Director of School Health We invite you to explore the career opportunities at the School District of Beloit. We are a diverse and dynamic District with more than 5,600 students. Our mission, values, and goals support the academic success of our students. Our dedicated and talented teachers, administration, and staff reinforce and encourage high academic expectations, quality instructional practices, viable curriculum, student engagement, and an emphasis on 21st Century Learning that highlights critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

    At the School District of Beloit, we are committed and strengthened by our Diversity (honoring our human differences); Equity (removing barriers and providing support for individuals to achieve their greatest potential); and Inclusion (ensuring each and every one belongs).

    Our District includes an early childhood program; six elementary schools, 4K through third grade; four intermediate schools, fourth through eighth grade; one traditional high school with an Academy Model; and one alternative high school.

    Located in southern Wisconsin and bordering northern Illinois, Beloit's best assets include a beautiful riverfront; charming downtown full of shops, hotels and restaurants; the internationally renowned Beloit College; the Beloit International Film Festival; miles of hiking and bike trails; interesting museums; and, of course, the School District of Beloit. This town of 37,000 is also the headquarters for several national and international companies including Hendricks Commercial Properties, ABC Supply, Kerry Americas, Rakuten, and PlayMonster.
    The School District of Beloit provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: School District of Beloit, Minneapolis , School Nurse, Healthcare , Cottage Grove, Minnesota

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