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RN - Score 1 for Health, PRN

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Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

Score 1 for Health RN’s work with Joplin area elementary schools. The RN ensures timely follow-up with families qualifying for services; cultivates alliances with entities, effectively promoting the benefits of the programs; and contributes to the advancement of the program and departmental operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures timely follow-up with families qualifying for services
  • Organize referral caseload
  • Effectively tracks all families contacted
  • Coordinates appropriate referrals
  • Facilitates follow-up contact with families
  • Cultivates alliances with entities, effectively promoting the benefits of the programs
  • Serves as a resource and liaison with school professionals, parents, and community programs
  • Acts as a conduit of change in promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Represents the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization
  • Missouri registered nurse license; Must maintain an active MO and/or KS license for registered nurses or be able to obtain compact state licensure
  • Three years’ experience in pediatric, community, public, or school nursing, preferred
  • Experience in patient education, diabetes education, health promotion, social services desired. One year experience working with low-income, multi-cultural families preferred and highly desirable
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to elementary schools when needed
  • Flexibility in work hours, due to early evening activities, including attendance and phone work
  • Strong skills in phone and face-to-face health assessments, specifically ability to assess readiness for change in lifestyle
  • Demonstrated attributes in displaying compassion and developing trust while interacting with all constituents
Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

Annual Security Report

KCU is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, and staff. Our annual campus security report lists campus crimes and statistics for the campus and public areas around campus for the last three years, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Thank you for your interest in a career at KCU!


Kansas City University

Kansas City has been home to KCU for more than 100 years. Now, KCU is proud to call Joplin, Missouri a second home. We’re constantly creating new programs such as the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program, an MS in biomedical science, specialized dual degrees and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. 

KCU has a long, rich history of osteopathic medicine. Founded in 1916 by George J. Conley, DO, KCU is the oldest medical school in Kansas City and the largest medical school in Missouri. 

Join KCU to become part of a progressive, diverse and inclusive community of which you can be proud, and leave a mark by making possible the education of future leaders in the health sciences.

It’s so much more than just a paycheck. It is more than our award-winning benefits, competitive compensation package and outstanding well-being program. The strength of our university is rooted in our talented group of people and our shared sense of purpose. We are a university founded on science and compassion that never stops working to ensure a future with both.

Nationally recognized benefits package to help ensure the health and well-being of you and your family.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • FSA & HSA with Annual KCU Contribution
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Telehealth Services
  • Pharmacy Advocacy Program

And we always strive to DO good.

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