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Lab School Nurse

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Administrative Nurse I
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Posting Duration 8/23/2019 - 8/27/2019
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

The Lab School Nurse is a district-wide nurse who in responsible for coordinating and overseeing the health services provided by Illinois State University Laboratory Schools (PK-12). This includes physicals, immunizations, and dental reporting to ISBE as well as consultation on and delivery of 504 medical services, and coordinating medical protocols and schedules, etc.

This individual must make judgments on a daily basis which must be based on professional knowledge and legal requirements, while being responsive to the needs of a student population of approximately 1050 PK-12 students, and sound educational health practices in the school setting. This individual must understand and have the ability to interact with all levels of school age children and their parents and teachers.

This person must utilize knowledge of the legal responsibility of the school regarding health requirements for students and be prepared to educate student, staff, and parents of these legal responsibilities. Guidelines for the school nurse are defined by the Illinois Nurse Practice Act, Illinois State Board of Education, and Illinois Department of Public Health. Responsibilities and legal limitations are determined using documentation from these sources.

This position is subject to summer academic break layoff, beginning of June through early August.

The ISU Laboratory Schools are a service unit of the College of Education of Illinois State University. They offer a comprehensive program of instruction for 400+ students in grades PreK-12. Their mission is to act as a model for educational methods and theory in support of the preparation of future educators, conduct educational research, offer quality educational programs for children, and disseminate information to others in the educational profession.


1. Licensure as a Registered Professional nurse in Illinois with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation.

2. One (1) year of professional nursing experience.

3. Certified in CPR

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


$18.39 - $23.90 per hour


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University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Thomas Metcalf School
Contact Kira Shelton
Phone Number
Comments All applications must be submitted online. Licensure as a Registered Professional nurse in Illinois and CPR certification must be submitted prior to the deadline in order to receive full consideration. In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, a copy of your DD-214 must be submitted prior to the deadline. License, certification, and/or DD-214 paperwork may be uploaded with your application, faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources by the posting close date:

Fax: 309.438.7421, Attn: Kira Shelton
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

If you have obtained PEL-CSN and/or AED certification, then a copy of the certification(s) should be uploaded in the optional License 1/License 2 document sections.

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please prepare in advance a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers to attach to this application.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.