Berrien RESA Lighthouse Education Center ( learn more )

Berrien County Schools Consortium

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4278638
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 26, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 11, 2023

Job Description


Position Announcement


Job Title:

School Nurse 


Lighthouse Education Center

Start Date:

2023-2024 school year

Salary Range/


Per the Master Agreement

Terms of


Per the Master Agreement

Date Posted:

May 25, 2023

Application Deadline:

When filled



A COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.  (See application instructions at - Administrative Services -Human Resources – job opportunities.

Berrien Regional Education Service Agency

Berrien RESA is a dynamic organization committed to providing a wide variety of quality educational supports to school districts, children and families.  We coordinate and deliver services and programs focused on student achievement, leadership and collaboration to advance excellence in education.  Diversity, equity and inclusion are important to our organization.  We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, etc.) that will contribute to the enrichment of ideas and perspectives and best support those we serve.

Job Description

What You Will Do:

  • Provide, oversee training and proper delegation of Nursing/medical procedures to transportation support attendants and other District unlicensed assistive personnel.
  • Provide health assessments for students as indicated through the use of appropriate equipment, techniques and resources
  • Administer daily and PRN medications/treatments in compliance with Physician/PA Orders, State and Federal Laws, and Michigan BON standards
  • Assume leadership in the development, revision and implementation of written emergency care procedures 
  • Recommend and implement school policies/procedures to comply with established health laws
  • Serve as liaison/resource person for school personnel, administrators, families, community, and healthcare providers
  • Plan and provide in-service/classroom education, in cooperation with supervisory staff, for students, school personnel and families
  • Maintain effective oral and written communication and relationships with students, parents, staff, administrators and community partners
  • Interpret medical evaluations for school personnel while maintaining HIPAA and FERPA confidentiality
  • Perform skilled Nursing treatments for children with special healthcare needs
  • Prepare for and respond to school related emergencies (playground, bus, lockdown, disasters, offsite) or other critical incident that affects the health and safety of school staff.  Provide health assessments, counseling, referral services, and transition planning
  • Prepare for and participate in IEP meetings if student health concerns affect the learning environment
  • Participates in home visits when indicated to assess the child’s healthcare needs
  • Reduce chronic absenteeism by providing health education and anticipatory guidance to families, lead transition planning, and monitor homebound status of students with chronic health conditions
  • Develop and revise IHP’s and ECP’s based on assessment, interventions, identification of expected outcomes, and evaluation of care provided
  • Maintain and report current immunization records, weekly communicable disease reports, and PRN reportable childhood diseases to the Berrien County Health Department
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of student encounters 
  • Effectively plan and organize duties
  • Comply with school district policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and exhibit professional growth
  • Effectively participate in meetings, committees, staffing and other required district/building activities
  • Comply with Medicaid billing procedures
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Under the general supervision of the Building Administrators.

Need to Have:

  • Licensed by the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse
  • BSN or Bachelor’s degree in health-related field
  • Certified or eligible for certification as a School Nurse with MDE
  • Valid CPR Certification

What We Offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Insurance plan
  • Dental, vision and life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Paid leave time
  • Retirement benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • District-supported professional development

Working Conditions:

  • Works in a school and/or office environment. 
  • May include travel.
  • The preceding data is intended to convey information about the job and its responsibilities, and is not an exhaustive list of the skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities and working conditions associated with it.

Notice of Non-discrimination

It is the policy of the Berrien Regional Education Service Agency not to discriminate in its policies and practices with respect to compensation, terms, or conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, height, weight, marital status, political belief, genetic information, disability or handicap which does not impair an individual's ability to perform adequately in that individual's particular position or activity.  Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to Human Resources, Berrien RESA, 711 St. Joseph Avenue, Berrien Springs, MI  49103.  Telephone 269-471-7725, fax 269-471-2941.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Contact Information

    • Lynda Hurlow
    • 711 St. Joseph Avenue
    • Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103

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