health care staff  
Our health care providers give direct care to students with injuries, acute illnesses and manage students with special health care needs. 
 *Jennifer Ramirez-Conrady Certified School Nurse
 *Sue Larson-Districtwide Certified School Nurse
*Tena Abdullah-Dorn Health Clerk
 *Margaret Janda-Sorrick Health Clerk
* Robin Neumann-Oak Ridge Health Clerk
   Cindy Grochocinski-Glen Oaks Health Clerk

·       Liaison between school personnel, family, health care professionals and community.


·       Identification of health condition that may create a barrier to educational progress.


·       Emergency plan development to manage emergent events in the school setting (i.e.diabetes, asthma, seizures, nut allergy).


·       Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in the identification, evaluation and placement of students into special education programs.


·       Participates in the development of health-related policies and procedures in compliance with state mandates.


·       Assesses he safety needs of the school environment in compliance with OSHA guidelines and implements the Blood-Borne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan. 


·       Vision screening/referral


·       Hearing screening/referral


·       Illinois State Board of Education mandatory reporting of immunization compliance.


·       Communicable disease reporting to IDPH.


·       School environment safety monitoring (playgrounds, potential hazards.)


·       Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates. 



The NPD117 Health Department Staff:

  • Is CPR Certified
  • Is First Aid Certified
  • Is Hearing/Vision Certified
  • Maintains communication with administrators, teachers, other school personnel and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the healthy and safety needs of students.