Job Posting Description, School Nurse (20-21 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Multiple Buildings
Application Open: 02/12/2021, Filing Deadline: 03/05/2021
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
019 School Nurse

Reports to:    Director of Student Support Services, Nursing Chair and Building Principal

General Purpose

The School Nurse provides direct healthcare to students and staff for illness/injury at school. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care for students with chronic health conditions.  Assist Nursing Chair in implementing a comprehensive school health services program, thus advancing the health, well-being, and  academic achievement  of  all students

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provides screening and referral for health conditions, including vision, hearing and others
  • Promotes a healthy school environment. Monitors immunizations and communicable diseases per state requirements. Assesses physical environment for safety
  • Promotes health through teaching, programming, and consultation with individuals or groups
  • Serves as a leader for health policies and programs through mentoring and positive role modeling
  • Serves as liaison between school personnel, families, community, and health care providers. Represents the school health department for IEP and 504 teams
  • Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare professionals, the school staff, the student, and the family for optimal health and learning while maintaining student confidentiality
  • Develops nursing care plans in collaboration with a licensed healthcare provider
  • Provides annual competency training for non-nursing personnel, as directed
  • Plays an integral role in Emergency Response Planning
  • Complete Medicaid billing as required

Education and Experience

  • Registered Nurse, BSN preferred
  • If ASN, previous pediatric experience  or school nurse experience  preferred
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Salary, per MCEA Agreement

 Benefits:                           Comprehensive medical, annuity contribution, ITRF, life insurance

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.


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