Summary

Nurse | LPN | District Wide

Description

TYPE OF POSITION:
Hourly
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Building Principals, immediate supervisor
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license
Preferred
Current CPR certification
Minimum of two years nursing experience
Experience working with students with multiple handicaps
Clerical and computer experience  
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Health Paraeducator assists with students’ daily routine health care, medications, treatments, episodic and first aid care and manages the school’s Health Services Office, under the supervision of the Licensed School Nurse (LSN).
-Will provide more individualized and potentially complex medical cares to student(s)
-Includes supporting student(s) in classrooms settings, monitoring medical needs as well as educational supports as directed by teacher/case manager
 
NEW SALARY:
$23.20/hr (starting salary for new hires)
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Manage site Health Services Office
Maintain confidentiality in all areas related to students
Report students with repeated symptoms/problems/incidents of communicable disease to LSN
Assists the LSN in obtaining required verification of immunizations
Maintains continual communication with LSN regarding health office occurrences or changes to student health information
Accurately complete/maintain a variety of records, including services to students with IEPs
Assists with routine assessments, refers all findings to the LSN
Attends required district, building, or nursing meetings and trainings
Will provide more individualized and potentially complex medical cares to student(s)
Handle written/verbal communications with parents and ISD742 staff in a professional manner
Dispense medication and provide treatment as prescribed, this may include suctioning, tube feeding, checking blood pressure, catheterization, auscultation, and otoscopic exams
Provide first aid as needed
Other duties as assigned
 
PHYSICAL FACTORS:
Positions in this class typically require:  reaching, standing, walking, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions
Light Work:  exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
 
All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.