Manawa Schools Looking for School Nurse


School Nurse in MANAWA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Answer patients’ calls and determine how to assist them. Apply compresses, ice bags, or hot water bottles. Inventory and requisition supplies and instruments. Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action. Supervise nurses’ aides or assistants. Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients’ charts. Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records. Work with individuals, groups, or families to plan or implement programs designed to improve the overall health of communities. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree required. Valid State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Valid Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction certification in the respective classification: (DPI Code 75 – School Nurse) preferred. Experience working with school age children, including an ability to work with children who have disabilities and children with special health needs. Experience in communicable disease control. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of community resources available for health services. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Other: Interested Applicants must apply on WECAN. Qualified Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Only completed WECAN applications will be considered. Pre-employment screenings (criminal background check, physical, TB test, and drug screen) are required by Wis. Stats. 118.25 for all school employees. The School District of Manawa does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability. Federal law prohibits discrimination in education and employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, or disability. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation for a disability should contact the District Office by email. Apply Online: