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Therapeutic School Nurse

Company: Keshet
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Keshet @Solomon Schechter Day School - Northbrook, IL

Description

LOCATION: Solomon SchechterDay School, Northbrook, IL

and Ida Crown Jewish Academy, Skokie, IL

REPORTS TO: Director of Education

STATUS: Full-time or Part-time Job Share

POSITION SUMMARY: A professional nurse who is there to make sure that every student has access to mental and physical health services throughout the day. The school nurse works with teachers and parents or guardians on behalf of their patients in order to create care plans for them when needed, including medication management if necessary.

DUTIES TO BE PERFORMED:

  • Provide basic healthcare to students with acute or chronic health problems and in case of injury
  • Conduct screenings and writing referrals for health services
  • Develop health plans for students with chronic illnesses and disabilities
  • Educate students and staff on healthy habits, such as proper nutrition and hygiene
  • Detect health problems in early stages through regular screenings
  • Keep track of students' vaccination records
  • Update students' medical history
  • Ensure school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases)
  • Write referrals for pediatricians and other health specialists
  • Ensure compliance with national and local health laws Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
    • Valid national nursing certification or school PEL in nursing
    • Require excellent organizational and communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • A passion for Keshet's mission
    • Positive energy and a strong work ethic
    • Ability to communicate with diverse populations
    • Valid drivers license and safe driving record

Keywords: Keshet, Chicago , Therapeutic School Nurse, Healthcare , Northbrook, Illinois

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