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CESA #6 School Nurse in KENOSHA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: St. Joseph Catholic Academy located in Kenosha, WI is seeking a full-time dynamic, collaborative, school nurse for the 2021-2022 school year. We value the dignity of all students, staff and families and foster the importance of building strong relationships throughout our institution. Job Goal: To provide direct nursing services to students to maximize health and wellness in the school community. Must comply with all CDC and Kenosha Public Health Department and Archdiocese Covid policies and procedures. All duties are performed in accordance with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Responsibilities including but not limited to: Nursing Care: Provides direct, in school, professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students in response to the nursing assessment and in accordance with professional standards, school policy and procedures and state law regarding nurse practice. Administers medication with appropriate documentation and implements the Archdiocesan and State of Wisconsin medication policy and procedures. Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates and timely reporting and submission to the DPI database including; immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions, and the related archival responsibilities. Is responsible for maintaining and updating cumulative health records. Organization: Maintains the daily environment of the student sick room and supplies. Maintains a daily log of student visits and documentation on individual health records. Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties. Assume adherence to the medical guidelines of the State of Wisconsin by compiling and maintaining necessary health records for all students. Prioritizes and performs other health or school related work in consultation with Principals if schedule permits. Partner with local agency to provide Flu Shot Clinic for faculty/staff. Head Lice management-classroom or student checks when necessary. Communication: Creates Health Action Plans/Allergy Awareness Plans for students with documented medical needs to be communicated to all teachers and staff members who will care for that student. Maintains communication with teachers, other school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the health and safety needs of students. Provides health services and information in an effective and positive manner to enhance the health and wellness of the school community. Follow up with a parent regarding an accident/incident report for students. Maintains confidentiality regarding all school and health-related issues. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor's degree and have a valid license as a registered professional school nurse, RN or LPN. Current first aid and CPR Completion required. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Other: Qualified candidates should submit their applications through WECAN vacancy number 116377: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/Vacancy/116377

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