Position Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Primary Location: Goodview Elementary School
Assignment Specifications: 6.5 hours per school day, 2022-23 School Year
Group Affiliation/Policy: Non-Affiliated
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Building Principal and direction of the Licensed School Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing services to a specific medically fragile student or students. When not providing direct nursing services, the employee works as an educational assistant under the direction of the classroom teacher.
Qualifications: Minimum of high school level academic skills. HS Diploma, GED or Equivalent required. Must provide proof of current professional licensure as L.P.N. in the State of Minnesota. Must have previously completed training in both cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and a basic first aid program (Red Cross). Must demonstrate sound judgment and be willing to accept nursing and administrative supervision. Must respect and protect the confidentiality of the student, staff, family, and all students. Must have a demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituencies in a positive manner and the ability to work independently and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
School District and Program Information: At Winona Area Public Schools, we expect excellence, grounded in compassion, to meet the needs of all learners. WAPS has made a commitment to ingrain the qualities necessary for the perpetuation of a democratic society such as cooperation, inclusivity, multiculturalism, and reflective inquiry in all aspects of our work.
All WAPS Elementary Schools incorporate STEM styled learning, with the intentional infusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics into the standards based curriculum, and personalized learning with technology.