Job Openings

Licensed School Nurse - South St. Paul Secondary Building & Community Learning Center (2024-2025 SY)

Job Information

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Licensed School Nurse to join our district’s health services team. As a Licensed School Nurse, you will play a vital role in promoting the physical, emotional, and social well-being of our students. You will work collaboratively with school staff, parents, and healthcare providers to ensure the delivery of quality health services within the school setting.The Licensed School Nurse will plan and direct the work of the school health personnel (Health Assistants and/or Licensed Practical Nurses) and services provided for the special health needs of students at the secondary level.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:       

      Provide direct nursing care to students with acute and chronic health conditions, including administering medications, treatments, and first aid as necessary.

      Conduct health assessments and screenings to identify health concerns and develop appropriate care plans.

      Monitor and manage students with special healthcare needs, such as diabetes, asthma, allergies, and epilepsy, ensuring their safety and well-being throughout the school day.

      Provide training, coaching, support, and direct the work of the building health assistants and/or Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). Maintain accurate documentation of delegated health procedures.

      Collaborate with teachers, counselors, and administrators to support students' academic success by addressing health-related barriers to learning.

      Educate students, families, and staff on health-related topics, including disease prevention, nutrition, hygiene, and safety practices.

      Maintain accurate health records for all students, documenting assessments, treatments, and communications with parents and healthcare providers.

      Develop and implement individualized healthcare plans (IHPs) for students with complex medical needs.

      Participate in planning and implementation of 504 plans, special education evaluations, and Individual Education Programs (IEPs).

      Provide assistance and supervision of paraprofessionals providing services to students under the category of Activities of Daily Living and approves Third Party Billing forms.

      Respond promptly to medical emergencies and provide appropriate interventions according to established protocols.

      Serve as a liaison between the school, community healthcare providers, and public health agencies to coordinate healthcare services, data reporting, and resources for students.

      Follow Minnesota Department of Health guidance and reporting requirements around public health epidemics, vision and hearing screening, and immunizations.

      Participate in school-based committees and initiatives related to health promotion, safety, and emergency preparedness.

      Adhere to professional standards, ethical principles, and legal regulations governing nursing practice in the school setting.

      Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  

      Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Minnesota required

      Certification as a Licensed School Nurse (LSN) or willingness to obtain prior to the start of the school year required

      Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required

      Experience working as a school nurse or in pediatric nursing preferred

      Flexibility and time management skills

      Excellent communication and problem solving abilities

      Ability and desire to provide school health consultations and guidance to staff within diverse and multi-faceted environments

      Must be certified in CPR and First Aid

      Ability to maintain confidentiality

Physical Requirements: 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stoop, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions.  The employee is occasionally required to kneel, crouch, reach, stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to and over 50 pounds weight, (and/or up to an adult size body weight with a two-to-three person lift).  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 

Application: Please apply through the South St. Paul Public Schools website: Link

Contact: Reach out with questions to Human Resources Director, Joel Milteer, at jmilteer@sspps.org

May 16, 2024

District 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan) - LSN 
Position Available

Job Information

School Nurses in District 196 help remove health related barriers for students. They identify and address chronic health concerns, acute illness and injuries, and support students in special education so that they can be in class and school as much as possible to achieve their highest academic potential. Forbes named District 196 a top employer in Minnesota on its 2023 America's Best Employers by State list. We are one of only two school districts in Minnesota to make the list.

Position available now:  Licensed School Nurse (LSN) at Blackhawk Middle School in Eagan. The position is full time (1.0 FTE)  with hours of 7:20 am - 3:20 pm and requires a BSN and Public Health Nurse Certificate. You must have or be able to obtain your Licensure as a School Nurse within 60 days of employment. Experience is preferred, but not required. New school nurses are on the teacher contract. You will mentor with an experienced school nurse and receive training and support to help you grow in your role.

Application:

Apply now here for the LSN position at Blackhawk Middle School

Contact

Reach out with questions to Mary Langworthy, Health Services Coordinator

651-423-7909

or mary.langworthy@district196.org

May 7, 2024

St. Paul Public Schools: Supervisor, Health and Wellness

Job Information

This is a 12-month full time Supervisor position for St. Paul Public Schools, managing staff, students, and community partnerships as they relate to the health and wellness of students. St. Paul Public Schools’ enrollment is around 33,000 students, with over 120 staff of Licensed School Nurses and Health Assistants in the Health and Wellness Department.

Salary and Benefits

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Director, Health and Wellness, and Assistant Superintendent of the Office of Specialized Services

The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties:

  • Supervise nursing personnel, program managers, and other health and wellness staff, including interviewing, selecting, coaching, and evaluating performance.

  • Develop standards of school nursing practice.

  • Supervise and complete performance evaluation of Licensed School Nurses (LSN) using the Teacher Development and Evaluation (TD&E) guidelines. Supervise and complete performance evaluation of Student Health and Wellness Clerk, and other professionals and paraprofessionals assigned to Student Health and Wellness, following district guidelines.

  • Implement state and federal mandates in the District relative to student health and wellness related services.

  • Advise administration on appropriate health and wellness programs for adoption in the District.

  • Recommend to administration and the Saint Paul Board of Education (BOE) policies, based on standards of nursing practice, that impact the health of students; develop and update administrative procedures to support these policies

  • Develop and manage the health and wellness budgets including Non-Public Pupil Health Services, Early Childhood Screening (ECS), and Adolescent Parent Child Care; supervise the administration of grants.

  • Collaborate with Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) programs including the Office of Specialized Services (OSS), the Office of Early Learning (OEL), Student Placement Center (SPC), and other departments necessary to determine enrollment trends and health needs in schools.

  • Create, implement, maintain, and facilitate procedures and policies, making changes as needed, in order to assist in program improvement and to comply with state mandates and health standards, i.e. Review medication incident reports and make needed changes in medication storage, staff training, incident reporting.

  • Develop, implement, and provide professional development and skills validation of assigned staff, in accordance with program goals and in support of implementation of state standards and requirements.

  • Represent student health needs at various district-wide meetings, including occasional nights and weekends.

  • Contribute to the strategic plan efforts, SPPS Achieves, by coordinating with and in partnership with other staff to contribute to student achievement and the alignment and sustainability of resources.

  • Attend professional development.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge and understanding of federal and state laws that govern health services in schools, including but not limited to:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act as amended (ADA) (42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.) and regulations promulgated by the Department of Justice,

  • Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99),

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and regulations adopted under it (45 C.F.R. chapters 160 and 164),

  • IDEA is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA), (Public Law 108-446) previously IDEA ¿ Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) (20 U.S.C. § 1400 et seq.),

  • Minnesota Nurse Practice Act (Minnesota Statutes §§ Chapters148.171 to 148.285) and Minnesota Administrative Rules, Chapters 6301 through 6321,

  • Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes § Chapter 13; § 13.32, Subd. 2, 3),

  • Administration of Drugs and Medicine (Minnesota Statutes §§ Chapters 121A.22, 121A.221, 121A.2205, 121A.2207, and 121A.222),

  • Emergency Treatment of Minors Act (Minnesota Statutes § Chapter144.344), and

  • Knowledge of effective program design and implementation that addresses health disparities.

  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of persons from diverse cultural, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds.

  • Knowledge of the procedures for evaluating programs for effectiveness and making recommendations for improvements drawing upon research and evidence-based health care practices.

  • Effective leadership skills in a variety of settings.

  • Considerable knowledge of the needs of children with special health care needs, including medically fragile children and children with chronic health conditions.

  • Considerable knowledge of the principal of disease prevention and surveillance of diseases.

  • Ability to supervise staff and monitor budget(s).

  • Ability to provide positive feedback and receive feedback from others.

  • Ability to conduct training sessions to a variety of audiences and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Must have a valid public school nurse license issued by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB).

  • Bachelor degree in health care, nursing, education, or a related field.

  • Five years of experience in school nursing and 8 years of experience in nursing.

  • Experience in leadership and/or program/project management.

  • Experience in designing and facilitating professional development for adult learners.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master degree in healthcare or related field.

  • Leadership experience working in school settings.

  • Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN) by the National Board for Certification of School Nurses.

Full job posting and application: https://hr.sppserp.org/psp/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpening. Position will remain open until filled.

Contact Person:
Rebecca Schmidt, Director, Health and Wellness
rebecca.schmidt@spps.org
651-769-3424

May 7, 2024

Intermediate School District 917 - 1 Full-Time LSN Position, Special Education

Job Information

Intermediate School District 917 has an opening at Alliance Education Center, located in Rosemount, MN. This position serves students (K-21) in the Students with Unique Needs (SUN), Intra-Dakota Educational Alternative (IDEA), and Customized Alternative Solutions for Education (CASE) Programs.

Salary and Benefits

  • $50,038 - $101,920, placement per the 2024-2025 teacher contract, based on education and experience

Experience and Licensure Requirements

  • Current licensure as a school nurse from the Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) or be willing to obtain
  • Must possess and retain a license as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) in Minnesota
  • Public Health Certification from the Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • CPR certification for the healthcare professional
  • Current first aid certification preferred

Start Date

  • August 20, 2024

Responsibilities

  • See the job posting for a full description

Contact

May 6, 2024

Intermediate District 287 Schools - 2 full-time LSN Positions

Job Information

Intermediate District 287 is looking for licensed school nurses like you for openings in the north and west metro! As an intermediate district, we provide specialized services, primarily setting IV special education, to students from 12 member districts in the west metro.

One full-time position at Ann Bremer Education Center in Brooklyn Park (high school and transition age special education): https://district287.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1539 

One full time position at West Education Center in Minnetonka (high school and transition age special education, alternative high school program): https://district287.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1541

Salary and Benefits

Experience and Licensure Requirements

  • Professional registered nurse (RN) with at least six (6) months in school health services, public health, hospital, or psychiatric nursing
  • Must possess and retain a license as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) in Minnesota
  • Current license as a School Nurse issued by Professional Educator Licensing Standards Board (PELSB)
  • CPR certification (first aid certification preferred)

Start Date

  • Fall 2024

Contact

May 2, 2024

Lakeville Area Schools - 1.0 LSN Position

Job Information

Lakeville Area Schools has a full-time Nurse position available starting with the 2024-2025 school year.

Contact person for questions: Danae Bachtle bach3163@isd194.org

Category: Licensed Specialists
Date Posted: 4/18/2024
Location: District Office/District Wide
Date of Availability: 08/21/2024
Date Closing: Open until filled

EML 2021-2023 Contract

Licensed School Nurse Job Description

LICENSED SCHOOL NURSE  
1.00 FTE
District-wide
This position begins on August 21, 2024.

Position Description:

  • Enhance the educational process by minimizing or removing health-related barriers to learning, while promoting a safe environment for students.
  • Support the students of Lakeville Area Schools who have medical needs.
  • Support the health service staff by teaching, directing and delegating activities within the health office and health related activities within the schools.
  • See attached Job Description for further details.

Position Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse with the MN Board of Nursing
  • Licensed as a School Nurse with the MN Department of Education
  • Public Health Certificate with the MN Board of Nursing
  • Must possess and maintain a current certification in CPR for HCP’s

Internal and External applicants apply online @ https://phl.applitrack.com/isd194/onlineapp/

Lakeville Area Schools (Independent School District No. 194) is an award-winning school system and the twelfth largest school district in Minnesota serving approximately 12,000 students in Lakeville, parts of Burnsville and Elko New Market, and portions of Eureka, Credit River and New Market Townships. There are eight elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools, an Area Learning Center, an online K-12 school, Early Childhood programming, and lifelong learning opportunities through Community Education. Our vision is to inspire a passion for learning in every student. Our mission is to strive to ensure success for every student personally, socially, academically and civically.

WHAT YOU'LL LIKE ABOUT US: 
Comprehensive and affordable benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, and Long-Term Disability Coverage
403 (b) Plan & Matching
Salary and Fringe Benefits in accord with the Master Agreement with Education Minnesota-Lakeville
 
ISD 194 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SUPPORTS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

April 23, 2024

Heritage Middle School - 1.0 LSN Position

Job Information

LocationHeritage Middle School, West St. Paul MN (one building site)

Grades: 5-8 (enrollment approx 750)

Date of Availability: 2024-25 School Year

Position: Licensed School Nurse

Salary and Benefits: Per the 2024-2025 Teacher's Contract

Basic Function of the Position: To strengthen and facilitate the educational process by modifying or removing health related barriers to learning. To promote optimal levels of well being in students and staff.

Hours: 1.0 FTE (school hours are 8:30 am to 3:30 pm)

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Nursing and the following:

  • Currently licensed as a Professional Registered Nurse by the Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Currently certified as a Public Health Nurse (PHN) by the Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Currently licensed as a Public School Nurse by the Minnesota Department of Education (if not currently licensed, will be required to obtain license)
  • Ability to deal effectively and appropriately with students, parents, and other educational professionals regarding student health concerns and problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a school setting
  • Experience working as a nurse in either a Public Health or Pediatric setting

Job Summary

Under direction of the Building Principal with support from the District's Health Service Coordinator (LSN). The School Health Professional provides direct school nursing services; oversees a school health office, assists in planning school health programs; and serves as resource person to staff in building.

Any questions please contact Stacie O'Leary, Health Service Coordinator at 651-403-8040 or 612-353-7156 (cell).

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this position, please apply on-line at http://applitrack.com/isd197/onlineapp/default.aspx

Independent School District 197 uses the AppliTrack system from Frontline Technologies to manage employment applications online.

April 23, 2024

Hopkins Public Schools - 1.0 LSN Position

Job Information

Position Title: Licensed School Nurse, Hopkins High School
FTE: 1.0 
Salary:  Per Teacher Contract
Expected Starting Date: August 2024

The Licensed School Nurse provides professional level casework services; screens, identifies, assesses and refers students, as well as provides support services, crisis services, and social/emotional skill instruction; connects students to appropriate external resources as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current Minnesota Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Public Health Nurse (PHN) certification and licensure as a school nurse from the Minnesota Board of Education.

Full Job Posting and How to Apply:

Click Here

Contact Person:

Fhonda L. Contreras, Director of Special Services
O:(952) 988-4041

Fhonda.Contreras@HopkinsSchools.org

April 19, 2024

Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District - Supervisor of Nursing Services

Job Information

Position Title: Supervisor of Nursing Services
FTE: 1.0 (year-round position, 220 days)
Salary:  $65,506 - $83,602 (salary placement dependent upon applicable experience)
Expected Starting Date: ASAP

Northeast Metro 916 is one of four intermediate school districts in Minnesota, serving nearly 5,000
students through shared programming that includes career and technical education, special
education services, area learning centers, and care & treatment. Through sharing resources, talent,
and ideas, Northeast Metro 916 provides cost-effective, expert, and reliable services to 13 member
school districts and the students and families we collectively support.

Nature of Work:
Incumbents are responsible for leading the nursing department. Responsibilities may include: planning
and developing department goals; establishing procedures for service delivery; supervising and
providing direction to staff; ensuring compliance with laws and regulations; and providing guidance to
staff in resolving student health concerns.

Qualifications: 
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or health field; and 1 year of related experience.
Registered Nurse (RN), Public Health Nurse and licensed or able to obtain a license from the Minnesota
Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) as a School Nurse (Pre-K - 12).  

Full Job Posting and How to Apply:
Click Here

Contact Person:
Lizzie Reetz, Talent Acquisition Partner
lreetz@916schools.org
651-415-5653

April 19, 2024

New Prague Area Schools - Director Heath Services

Job Information

Full time - 8 hours/day, 220 days/year

New Prague Area Schools is a consistently growing district of 3,900 students, Pre-K through 12.  The district is
located about 45 miles southwest of the Twin Cities.  The district serves the students and community members of the
New Prague, Elko New Market, northern Lonsdale areas, as well as several other communities.  The district offers a
small-town quality of life with easy access to the conveniences of a major metropolitan area.
 
I.S.D. 721 is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: $78,000 - $85,000

Job Description:

Full Job Description available upon request.

Duties for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise employees within the District's Health Services program
  • Oversee Health Services budget for the district and non-public schools
  • Supervise maintenance of health planning procedures for students
  • Oversee the district Wellness program and budget
  • Provide orientation and staff development for the Health Services team

Qualifications:

  • 4-year Nursing degree
  • Eligible for Public Health/School Nurse license from the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board
  • Strong organizational skills and Interpersonal skills
Date of Availability: Immediate opening
Closing date: Open until filled.
Application:
Visit the New Prague District Employment page to submit your application.
https://www.npaschools.org/apps/pages/careers-employment

Contact Person

Amy Waldspurger, Director of Special Services

952-758-1724 

awaldspurger@isd721.org

March 22, 2024

Robbinsdale Area Schools – Full Time
Position Available

Job Information

Job Sites

1.0 FTE Licensed School Nurse to provide health services to students for
the 24-25 School Year. Buildings to be assigned.

Salary: Pay is determined by experience and credit level.
Based on the Teacher's Contract Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Full Job Posting and How to Apply:

Read the full job description, requirements, and apply here
or e-mail contact listed below.

Date of Availability: August 2024

Contact Person

Toni Boyden
Director of Student Services
Office:  763-504-8082
toni_boyden@rdale.org

March 12, 2024

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