Nurse - KIPP St. Louis
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Middle School Nurse (23.24 School Year)
Job Location: KIPP Inspire Academy
Beginning: Jul 24, 2023
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
Job Description:
School Nurse (23.24 School Year)

KIPP St. Louis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated LPN or RN to serve as School Nurse. We are seeking nurses at the middle school level.

Position type: Full-time, Exempt

On a day-to-day basis, you can look forward to the following:
  • 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
  • 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 healthcare 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
  • Recordkeeping and compliance with all state health regulations and requirements including reporting immunization status to the region and state
This job posting/description may not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

What you should have...
  • Registered by the state of Missouri to practice Nursing
  • 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
What we bring to the table:
We are a fast-paced, energetic team and family with passionate people who are leading a movement to cultivate their best working environment we provide the following:
  • $0 deductible healthcare plan option, including medical, vision, and dental. 
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term Disability
  • $50,000 life insurance policy at no cost to the employee
  • Retirement plan through PSRSSL with a 14% match and an optional 403b as a supplement to our pension program
  • Employee Recognition: When we succeed together, we celebrate together with our annual gala award ceremony and more!
  • Non-profit student loan forgiveness program qualified employer
  • Longevity Bonuses: 2, 5, and 10-year financial rewards
  • Generous time off:
    • Paid leave for illness, personal days, bereavement, jury duty, and military-related leave
    • Paid parental leave for new families
    • Granted holidays, as well as a one-week Thanksgiving break, a two-week winter break, and a week-long spring break
    • Wellness days and Fabulous Fridays (leave at 1:30 on Friday once a month)
  • On-going professional  development opportunities:
    • Weekly coaching sessions
    • Weekly school-based professional development
    • Five in-person PD days during the year for all KIPP St. Louis teachers

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