Soliant is seeking a dedicated and experienced Certified School Nurse to join our educational institution for the 2023-2024 school year. As a Contracted Certified School Nurse, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive health services to students, promoting wellness, and ensuring a safe and healthy learning environment.
- Provide direct healthcare services to students in accordance with state regulations, district policies, and nursing standards.
- Conduct health screenings, assessments, and evaluations to identify and address students' health concerns.
- Develop and implement individualized healthcare plans for students with chronic conditions or special needs.
- Administer medications, treatments, and first aid as necessary, and maintain accurate records of student health-related information.
- Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and parents to develop strategies for students with health-related challenges, including accommodations and modifications as required.
- Educate students, staff, and families on health-related topics, disease prevention, and healthy lifestyle choices.
- Serve as a resource to teachers and staff in addressing health-related issues and implementing appropriate protocols.
- Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings to advocate for students' health needs.
- Maintain accurate and confidential student health records in compliance with state and federal regulations.
- Stay updated on current healthcare practices, policies, and legislation relevant to school nursing.
- Valid certification as a School Nurse in the state of Illinois.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
- Experience working as a School Nurse or in a pediatric healthcare setting is highly preferred.
- Excellent clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with students, parents, staff, and healthcare providers.
- Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and best practices in school nursing.
- Ability to adapt to diverse student populations and accommodate individual needs.
- Proficient in using electronic health record systems and basic computer applications.
Contract Details: This is a contracted position for the duration of the 2023-2024 school year, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years. The position is full-time, following the academic calendar, and offers competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience.
Soliant is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.
Note: All candidates must undergo a background check and provide proof of certification and eligibility to work as a School Nurse in the state of Illinois.
For more information regarding this position. Please email [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Competitive Salary
- Weekly Paycheck
- Matching 401(k) Plan
- Extensive Medical Coverage
- Licensing Assistance
- Custom Housing
- Travel Assistance
- Professional Development Reimbursement