BSN RN (HSNs) & PEL-CSNs Chicago Public Schools

To post a vacancy for a School Nurse, email information to Barbara Wicks, RN, MS, MED, PEL-CSN, NCSN, IASN Webmaster, at encoder422@comcast.net.                       Note to school districts and to nurse applicants: Nurse positions that require school nurse certification, properly referred to as a Professional Educator License, endorsed in school nursing, must meet the requirements in Illinois School Code (105 ILCS 5/21B-25) regarding salary and benefits. As stated in the school code, If the position requires certification, the employee who is a “holder of such an endorsement is entitled to all of the rights and privileges granted holders of any other Professional Educator License, including teacher benefits, compensation, and working conditions.” If a certified school RN is hired for a position that required or preferred certification, the RN is entitled to placement on the teacher contract.      
Chicago Public Schools Published: November 13, 2018
Location
Chicago, IL.
Job Type
Category

Description

The Chicago Public Schools has several open positions for entry level BSN prepared RNs (HSNs) and new or experienced PEL-CSNs.

Job Information:

Health Service Nurse

  Office of Diverse Learners Supports & Services (ODLSS)

 Summary  of  the Primary Duties and Responsibilities of  the Position:

The Health Service Nurse (HSN) coordinates the school health program including the delivery of services to students and serves as the health resource in order to enhance health and wellness in the school setting.  The HSN’s duties are to be performed in accordance with standards of professional nurse practice, and the State of Illinois Nurse Practice Act.

The potential candidate is expected to develop and manage the school health program. Applicants should also possess strong oral, written communication and computer skills.

 Qualifications for Job:

The qualified candidate must possess a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited college, or university, a valid Illinois nursing license and current CPR Certification.

Questions contact Linda Clarke, Nurse Coordinator at 773-553-6590 or email at lwclarke@cps.edu.