Website Spring Lake Park Schools
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A Healthcare Specialist, RN or LPN, working 7 hours/day at Westwood School, with students in grades 5-8.
The successful candidate will be an individual who …
… firmly believes:
all students can and will learn and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control;
in the need to work interdependently with teachers, school, and district leaders throughout the system, aligning the work of adults around improving student learning by meeting the needs, interests, and aspirations of students;
in the need to work in partnership with staff to continuously improve practices to enhance student and family engagement, creating the conditions for equity, excellence and student success; and
in personalizing care for students so that each student feels valued and has a sense of belonging, leading to academic success
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to…
manage students with chronic diseases;
upkeep daily online charting and maintain student health records;
obtain all health related forms for individual student’s needs;
gather immunization records and follow through with compliance standards;
submit annual immunization and communicable diseases reports to MDH, by the required deadline;
screen for vision and hearing;
implement health related services on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), as requested by special education or other school administrators;
follow written emergency plans and Individual Health Plans (IHPs;
consult with other school staff as necessary to promote total health and wellness of students and staff;
participate in the Crisis Response Team (CRT), as requested;
provide staff training as needed
participate in 3rd party billing, as directed;
uphold confidentiality at all times regarding students and staff; and
work under the direction of the Lead Nurse.
Our preferred candidate demonstrates: bilingual abilities, Spanish/English (preferred, but not required)
collaboration with colleagues;
their enthusiasm to work with students;
commitment to ongoing learning, as evidenced by graduate-level work or an earned degree, and/or participation in professional development and conferences;
experience and expertise as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), having worked in the health industry; and
knowledge of and application of CPR procedures, dispensing of medication, triage strategies, technology use, and organizational plans.
Licensing Requirements: Minnesota Licensed Registered Nurse (R.N.), LPN
Highly competitive salary and benefit package for the region.
District Application Guidelines
This position will remain open until filled. Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/default.aspx. Only qualified and appropriately licensed individuals will be considered for an interview.
With inquiries or questions regarding the position, please contact Cyndi Steinke, Management Assistant to Student Services, at [email protected] or 763-600-5081.
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