Substitute School Nurse (Part-Time; Begins As Soon As Possible)
Francis W. Parker School
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Part Time
This part-time position is not eligible for benefits.
4 Year Degree
Francis W. Parker School is a renowned JK-12th grade independent day school. Founded in 1901 on the tenets of progressive education, the school currently enrolls 940 students and employs 230 dedicated faculty and staff members who, in addition to assistant teachers, substitute teachers and coaches, work together to ensure that the School lives up to its Mission to “educate students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a diverse, democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking an experienced Substitute School Nurse to cover planned and occasional same-day absences. This role will provide support with preventive health services that facilitate the student’s optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth and development.
Attend to the daily well-being of the students as needed
Manage students’ chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma and seizure disorders
Provide daily medications to students
Administer provisions for first aid and emergency care; triage and determine the appropriate action to be taken and communicate information to parents and the related division office
Consult with students, faculty, staff, and parents on health concerns they bring to the nurse
Assist with updating medical records of students as needed
Report the health status of individual students which may have a bearing on a child’s situation at school to administration
Stay up to date on new policies, procedures and guidelines at city, district, state and national levels
Assist in assuring that the school is properly reporting cases of communicable diseases
Make recommendations on health and safety practices which need additional attention
Other duties as assigned
To Apply: Pleasesubmit cover letter and resume by email or fax to (no phone inquiries please):
Francis W. Parker School
330 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world.
Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
Minimum of two years clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse
Current Illinois Registered Nurse License
Current CPR Certification
Prior experience working in a school environment or with children
Ability to operate various diagnostic equipment
Ability to work effectively without direct supervision
Ability to relate well with students, staff, and public
Ability to competently work with software such as Google Docs and Microsoft Excel
Ability to learn new charting software to document medication administration, collect medical forms, troubleshoot parent questions, etc
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing