Special Education Health Liaison/LPN

Dubuque Community Schools | Dubuque, IA, United States

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Posted Date 8/08/2022
JOB GOAL: The Special Education Health Liaison provides health care services (from routine to complex medical needs) for designated student(s) with special health care needs as outlined in the student’s IEP and individualized health care plan (this may include riding the bus and Extended School Year work).
1. Nurse with a valid licensed practical nurse (LPN License)
2. Evidence of strong organizational skills
3. Evidence of strong communication skills
4. Knowledge of special health care needs of children
5. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
1. Provide health care services to designated student(s) with special needs as outlined within the student’s IEP and individualized health care plan including but not limited to: mobility, toileting, positioning, tracheostomy cares, g tube cares, and other services that allow student(s) to access education.
2. Communicate regularly with the building school nurse
3. Collaborate with the IEP team in the development and implementation of the IEP, attending IEP meetings as scheduled.
4. Monitor students’ physical and emotional health
5. Collaborate with community agencies and district staff to ensure student safety.
6. Communicate regularly with parents and health care providers.
7. Maintain student health records.
8. Assist in the identification, follow-up, and reporting of child abuse/neglect cases.
9. Adhere to all HIPPA/FERPA guidelines.
10. Accurately complete and submit Medicaid forms and related documents.
11. Other duties as assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 185 Contract Days (178 working days, plus 8 holidays); hourly rate: $22.80; 8 hours per day; and benefit package included.

Salary22.80 Hour
Education | Healthcare & Public Health
Special Education

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