School Nurse

Summary Information:
Employer: Milwaukee Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: RN (Registered Nurse)
School / Org: Milwaukee Public Schools
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN1007634
Posting Date: 26 September 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Milwaukee Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

School Nurse

Location: Central Services Building

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary:
In Milwaukee Public Schools the primary role of a School Nurse is to support student learning. A school nurse with appropriate preparation takes a leadership role in coordinating school health programs and providing student health services.

Other Information

Duties and Responsibilities:


Provides direct nursing care of health and illness needs of individuals during the school day ensuring adherence to Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) policies and procedures. Provides emergency nursing services as necessary.

Maintains records of services provided to students, following appropriate confidentiality guidelines. Assesses the health care needs of children and provides health accommodations to reduce barriers to learning.

Constructs the health component of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), 504 Plan, and emergency health plan after analysis and synthesis of medical and health data.

Participates as a contributing member of the IEP team responsible for summarizing and documenting health needs in formal reports. Participates with other team members to interpret medical histories and test results as they relate to developmental and cognitive levels.

Provides consultation to the School Nurse Associates (SNA) in the assessment, evaluation and management of student health.

Provides counseling regarding health concerns to students and families. Assists students and families in obtaining appropriate health care services.

Facilitates the continuity of health care of students by planning and exchanging information with other school districts, community health providers and social services agencies, ensuring that confidentiality guidelines are followed.

Mantains current knowledge base on health care and nursing issues through attendance at seminars, conferences, and reading professional literature.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university

Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Wisconsin

Must be CPR certified

One year hands on experience providing nursing care to children is required

Must be able to physically perform all duties, including lifting up to 50 pounds

Must have effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Must hold a valid Wisconsin driver's license at time of appointment (and throughout employment) and availability of a properly insured personal automobile for use on the job (car allowence provided)

SALARY RANGE - $45,397 - 63,445 (200 days)

Applicants must be licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to teach this specific grade level and / or content area.


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