Nurse - Academie Lafayette
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Elementary School Nurse
Job Location: Cherry Campus
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Academie Lafayette
Kansas City, MO 64113
Telephone: 816-800-8771
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Job Description:
Academie Lafayette School Nurse
School-Year 2024-2025
Full-time, 10-month position
Start Date: August 2024
Campus: Cherry Campus, K-5

*Applicants are asked to apply directly through our website at academielafayette.org/careerlistings

Overview
This person is responsible for providing specialized health care services for school staff and students in order to maintain a safe and healthy school environment as well as promoting the value of wellness in the school and community. The nurse is a member of the BLT and District Health and Wellness committees. 

Status of Position
This is a full-time position with Académie Lafayette. This is an exempt position pursuant to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Reporting
The nurse reports to the campus/building principal.

Responsibilities
  • Assessing the health needs of the whole school community and developing a health plan
  • Providing confidential health services  for individual children;
  • Supporting, advising, counseling (with the support of the social worker), and referring children experiencing mental health problems, such as depression;
  • Coordinating immunization programs and documentation;
  • Producing individual health plan for children with disabilities or long-term conditions; participate in IEP team and 504 plans;
  • Providing training for school-based staff to support children with health care needs, such as asthma, diabetes or epilepsy, and contributing to PSHE curriculum;
  • Providing advice for parents and school staff on childhood illnesses and the management and control of infectious diseases;
  • Performing annual health screening;.
  • Promoting healthy lifestyle by addressing: exercise, healthy eating, smoking, drug, and alcohol abuse
  • Addressing issues of mental health and well-being, including depression and bullying;
  • Organizing, communicating, monitoring and reviewing fire, tornado, intruder and other emergency preparedness drills
  • Collecting and reporting monthly data on student visits and injuries
  • Other duties as assigned by building principal
Qualifications
  • R.N. or L.P.N. with current Missouri license
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and respond to emergencies
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and with a high level of efficiency

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands
  • Needs to move about within the campus as necessary
  • Occasional standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing 
  • Occasionally requires lifting up to 25 pounds 

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