Nurse, School

St Louis, MO, US, 63128-2821

The Archdiocese of St. Louis strives to teach and share our faith, serve others, and foster unity throughout the St. Louis area.  Once a part of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary's campus, the Cardinal Rigali Center in Shrewsbury, MO is today the headquarters and curia (governing body) for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Job Summary

The school nurse is responsible for providing health related care to students, faculty and staff of Assumption Catholic School (K-8) and Assumption Early Learning Center (infants – Pre-K). The nurse assesses and treats minor injuries, administers first aid, monitors the health of students, and provides health education.

Job Responsibilities

●    Administers basic health care and First Aid for the purpose of providing appropriate care for ill/ injured students, faculty and staff. 
●    Communicate efficiently and effectively with parents regarding student health care or health issues.  Provide health information to students, families and staff as needed
●    Accurately prepare timely reports of injuries that occur on campus involving students, staff or school visitors. 
●    Assists with the administration of routine, PRN & emergency medications as needed
●    Maintain/record a history of students seen in health room
●    Provide health assessments by obtaining health history, perform screenings, observation of child development, identify abnormal health findings
●    Maintain an efficient, organized, and clean health room and assume responsibility for the maintenance of the health room, supplies, equipment
●    Develop and implement student health plans, provide ongoing health counseling, initiating referrals and health status and utilizing existing health resources to provide appropriate care of students
●    Follow appropriate policies and procedures for the care of ill and injured students-assess the student’s needs/notify parents promptly
●    Provide consultation in the formation of health policies, goals and objectives for the school
●    Maintain and update cumulative health records for students and file appropriate reports to state each fall 
●    Ensure student immunizations are current
●    Reviews physical exam forms and emergency forms to formulate confidential list to staff annually 
●    Watch for changes in students’ medication, health needs, PE restrictions, etc. and let appropriate staff know in a timely manner
●    Coordinate hearing/vision screenings 
●    Be the team leader of the blood borne pathogens clean up team
●    Contact families regarding excessive absences

Job Requirements

Knowledge & Experience Requirements
●    Registered Nurse (licensed in Missouri)
●    CPR Certified
●    General knowledge and support of the Catholic Church
●    Ability to effectively utilize school information systems & Google Applications (preferred)
●    Complete Archdiocese Safe Environment Program (Prevent and Protect STL)

Skills & Attitudes Required for Success in Job
●    Strong written and oral communication skills 
●    Ability to take direction from administration 

Relationships Requirements
●    Ability to work with pastor, parish office staff and school personnel, students, parents and volunteers

The Archdiocese of St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital, parental, veteran or disability status.  
Pre-Employment Screening 
All candidates receiving an employment offer must submit a pre-employment screening. The screening will include criminal background check, Family Care Safety Registration, drug screen, employment and educational licensure/certification verification, health screening, and any other screenings deemed necessary for employment. Any offer would be contingent upon successful completion of any required screening. 

Our Mission

We are a unique community—diverse in our talent, but unified in our drive to create together, face challenges together and grow together. Our values push us to empower, propel and inspire new ways of turning possibilities into realities. Our competencies define the behaviors that guide who we are, how we are inspired and how we inspire of others to succeed.


Work/life balance is so important to the archdiocese. After all, our business is about making life easier and better—and we want that for you and your career just as much as our consumers and their day-to-day lives. That’s why we offer flexible working times, remote working options, generous paid vacation increasing with service, and personal leaves of absence.

As well as being able to make the most of life at home, you’ll also be able to contribute to the Archdiocese sponsored volunteer events. You can discover more about who we’re working with near you, and you can always ask us more about this at events and interviews—we love to see how passionate our people are about giving back.