Certified School Nurse (Part-Time CSN)

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Position Title: Certified School Nurse (Part-Time CSN)

F.T.E: (Part-Time)

Location: 7415 S East End Ave, Chicago, IL 60649

Reports To: School Director

Start Date: October 2019

Why join the Distinctive Schools Team:

We foster a love of learning from the very first day of school

We create next generation learning environments for students in the 21st century

We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way

We love to laugh and have a good time

We offer a great benefits package (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b)

Position Description:

A Distinctive Schools Nurse holds as their top priority the health, safety and medical well-being of the students and staff at the campus to which they are assigned. The nurse will provide direct professional nursing services, first aid, illness and emergency care to students and staff in response to the nursing assessment and in accordance with professional standards, school policies and procedures, and state and local mandates. This person will:

administer medication as required by IEPs and maintain accurate medical records to ensure compliance with state and school mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions and the related archival responsibilities

make appropriate assessment and referrals for suspected abuse/neglect as a mandated reporter and collaborates with social worker and dean. Keeps accurate documentation and log of reports to DCFS

communicate with the teachers, case manager, social worker, other school personnel, parents/guardians and ALL CPS clinicians to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the health and safety needs of our students


Master’s Degree

Professional Educator License (PEL)

State of Illinois Certified School Nurse certification (CSN)

Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.