Francis W. Parker School is a renowned JK-12th grade independent day school. Founded in 1901 on the tenets of progressive education, the school currently enrolls 934 students and employs 200 dedicated faculty and staff members who, in addition to assistant teachers, substitute teachers and coaches, work together to ensure that the School lives up to its Mission to “educate students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking an experienced School Nurse to work between the hours of 12:00pm and 6:00pm Mondays-Fridays during the school year, and 8:45am-3:00pm during the summer.
This role reports directly to the Faculty School Nurse, providing support with preventive health services that facilitate the student’s optimal physical, mental, emotional and social growth and development.
Administer to the daily well-being of the students as needed
Determine the appropriate action to be taken and communicate information to parents and the related division office
Consult with students, faculty, staff, and parents on health concerns which they individually may bring to the nurse
Administer provisions for first aid and emergency care
Maintain and update medical records of students as needed
Report the health status of individual students which may have a bearing on a child’s situation at school to the administration
Assist in assuring that the school is properly reporting cases of communicable diseases
Make recommendations on health and safety practices which need additional attention
Other duties as assigned
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world.
Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
Minimum of two years clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse
Current Illinois Registered Nurse License
Current CPR Certification
Prior experience working in a school environment or with children
Ability to operate various diagnostic equipment
Ability to relate well with students, staff, and public
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Ability to work effectively without direct supervision
Additional Salary Information: $25.00 per hour; comprehensive benefits package.