All Other Positions - KIPP St. Louis
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: School Nurse
Job Location: KIPP St Louis High School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Dec 08, 2019**
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
Job Description:
We are seeking a full-time School Nurse at KIPP St. Louis High School for immediate hire.
Apply at the KIPP Careers Website
Position Overview
KIPP St. Louis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated RN to serve as School Nurse. We are seeking nurses at the elementary, middle, and high school level.
Position type: Full-time, exempt
  • Create and maintain a friendly and highly efficient office
  • Increase accuracy and completion of student records metrics to 100% compliance
  • Insure 100% of students have up-to-date immunization records by 10/1 each year
  • Ensure all staff are aware of major health needs (allergies, chronic issues, etc.)
  • Keep clear, organized records that can be easily interpreted by others
What you will do....
  • Utilize the nursing process components of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation to care for ill children during the school day
  • Care of chronic illnesses and care and prevention of illnesses
  • Ensure proper administration, storage, and inventory of prescription and nonprescription medications
  • Make referrals and maintain up-to-date contact information for primary, urgent and emergent medical and dental care service providers as needed
  • Regular communication with parents including the request of medication refills to ensure students always have medication on hand
  • Create and maintain individual health care plans each school year for students with medical concerns (e.g. asthma, seizure disorder, diabetes, etc.)
  • Create and update Medical 504 Plans for students with health concerns that require classroom accommodations
  • Conduct annual Vision and Hearing Screenings
  • Meet as a member of IEP and 504 teams, gather information and input for intervention strategies
  • Maintain individual student health folders
  • Update and capture student immunization records list
  • Serve as a member of the enrollment team to ensure all scholars have up-to-date immunizations on the first day of school
  • Record keeping and compliance with all state health regulations and requirements including reporting immunization status to the region and state
What you should have...
  • Registered by the state of Missouri to practice Nursing
  • RN highly preferred
  • Two years’ work experience as a Nurse; experience as a Pediatric or  School Nurse preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision and values of KIPP St. Louis; comfort and willingness to actively participate in the school and neighborhood community.
  • A passion for working in the city of St. Louis and a passion for the mission of KIPP St. Louis
  • Dedication to helping children grow and learn
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
At KIPP St. Louis we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries, and a full slate of benefits including $0 deductible medical coverage, dental, vision, and, life insurance, short term disability and an optional 403b as a supplement to our retirement pension program. Perks include a laptop computer, eligibility for yearly performance-based bonuses, and a plethora of professional development opportunities. Benefits are subject to change year to year.

KIPP St. Louis is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals applying for employment at our school. KIPP St. Louis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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