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School Nurse

St. Louis, MO


Hiring Company

KIPP St. Louis Website

Positions Available

Full Time

No recruiters please

Position Description

About KIPP St. Louis

KIPP St. Louis is a growing network of free, open-enrollment, public charter schools offering a choice to families and a college-preparatory education to children in St. Louis city . Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for education reform by establishing and supporting a world class network of public schools that develop in all of our students the knowledge, skills, character, and pursuit of excellence necessary to succeed in high quality high schools and colleges and the world beyond.

KIPP St. Louis currently serves 1,300 students and at full growth, we will serve nearly 2,600 students and hundreds of alumni. Today, our St. Louis network is comprised of two middle schools, two elementary schools, and a high school:

  • KIPP Inspire Academy, founded in 2009
  • KIPP Victory Academy, founded in 2014
  • KIPP Triumph Academy, founded in 2015
  • KIPP Wisdom Academy, founded in 2015
  • KIPP St. Louis High School, founded in 2017

Position Overview
Every day, it is great people at KIPP that prove the possible. KIPP St. Louis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated RN to serve as School Nurse between two of our schools.

Position type: Full-time, exempt

What you will do....

  • Utilize the nursing process components of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation to care for ill children during the school day
  • Care of chronic illnesses and care and prevention of illnesses
  • Ensure proper administration, storage, and inventory of prescription and nonprescription medications
  • Make referrals and maintain up-to-date contact information for primary, urgent and emergent medical and dental care service providers as needed
  • Regular communication with parents including the request of medication refills to ensure students always have medication on hand
  • Create and maintain individual health care plans each school year for students with medical concerns (e.g. asthma, seizure disorder, diabetes, etc.)
  • Create and update Medical 504 Plans for students with health concerns that require classroom accommodations
  • Conduct annual Vision and Hearing Screenings
  • Meet as a member of IEP and 504 teams, gather information and input for intervention strategies
  • Maintain individual student health folders
  • Update and capture student immunization records list
  • Serve as a member of the enrollment team to ensure all scholars have up-to-date immunizations on the first day of school
  • Recordkeeping and compliance with all state health regulations and requirements including reporting immunization status to the region and state

What you should have...

  • Registered by the state of Missouri to practice Nursing
  • LPN; RN highly preferred
  • Two years’ work experience as a Nurse; experience as a School Nurse preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision and values of KIPP St. Louis; comfort and willingness to actively participate in the school and neighborhood community.
  •  A passion for working in the city of St. Louis and a passion for the mission of KIPP St. Louis
  •  Dedication to helping children grow and learn

At KIPP St. Louis we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries, and a full slate of benefits including $0 deductible medical coverage, dental, vision, and, life insurance, short term disability and an optional 403b as a supplement to our retirement pension program. Perks include a laptop computer, cell phone stipend, eligibility for yearly performance-based bonuses, and a plethora of professional development opportunities.


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