Substitute School Nurse
Description

The Substitute School Nurse is responsible for providing primary and emergency care to students, promoting wellness, and serving as resource for health concerns in the school setting.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administer medications and treatments to students based on individual student health care plans.
  • Provide care for student illnesses and accidents.
  • Document all student encounters in electronic records.
  • Serve as a liaison between home and school regarding health concerns.
  • Follow communicable disease control procedures.
  • Assist with administrative work.
Requirements

The Substitute School Nurse accepts without verbal or mental reservations the Educational Philosophy and Mission of Wheaton Academy as outlined in the Statement of Faith and is committed to upholding them. He or she shall follow a Christian lifestyle (and shall maintain a Christian church affiliation whose fundamental beliefs are in alignment with the Statement of Faith of this school. This person affirms that, as part of the qualifications for this position, he/she is a "born again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior.


  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in state of IL; 
  • Current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification; 
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field

The ideal candidate will have a have excellent knowledge of current practices for common childhood illnesses and chronic diseases: asthma management, diabetes, insulin pen and pumps, and seizure management. The ability to work independently and handle confidential information appropriately are pre-requisites. The individual should possess a strong work ethic, enjoy problem solving, and communicate professionally and patiently with students, parents and Wheaton Academy faculty and staff.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.