Certified School Nurse Job Opportunity - Park Ridge, IL

Park Ridge, IL
Sunbelt Schools - RN Nurse Contract 02/12 Apply

Job Title: Certified School Nurse

Location: Park Ridge, IL

Are you a dedicated and compassionate certified school nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students? We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Certified School Nurse near Park Ridge, IL. As a school nurse, you will play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of our students while providing exceptional care and support.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive healthcare services to students in accordance with state regulations and professional standards.
  • Assess and evaluate students' health needs, including physical, mental, and emotional aspects.
  • Develop and implement individualized healthcare plans for students with chronic illnesses or special needs.
  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by healthcare providers.
  • Monitor and manage students' health conditions, including allergies, asthma, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses.
  • Respond to medical emergencies and provide appropriate first aid and emergency care.
  • Collaborate with parents, teachers, administrators, and healthcare professionals to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment.
  • Educate students, families, and staff on health-related topics, including preventive measures, healthy lifestyle choices, and managing chronic conditions.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential health records for each student.
  • Participate in professional development activities to stay updated on current trends and best practices in school nursing.

Requirements:

  • Valid certification as a school nurse in the state of Illinois.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in nursing.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Excellent clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, parents, and staff.
  • Ability to handle medical emergencies and make quick, informed decisions.
  • Proficiency in using electronic health record systems and basic computer applications.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. Join our dedicated team of educators and healthcare professionals who are committed to providing quality care and ensuring the well-being of our students.

Sunbelt Benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Dental, group life, vision, and liability insurance available
  • 401(k) retirement and savings plan

Please apply to be considered for this Certified School Nurse opportunity near the Park Ridge, IL area. If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please contact:

Ethan Dilday

Sunbelt Staffing
Operations Specialist
813.749.5269
[email protected]

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