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School Nurse at The Schenck School

Job Title: School Nurse
Department: Business Office at The Schenck School
Reports To: Director of Student Services
Payroll Status: Salary, Non-Exempt / Full Time, Eleven Month

 

PURPOSE/GOALS:

The School Nurse will provide a safe and welcoming environment while assisting students in maintaining optimal health for effective learning.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Establish, review and maintain school medical and health policies and procedures within the department
  • When directed by Head of School, meet and contribute to school-wide policies and procedures involving the health and safety of all employees and children in the school.
  • Provide first-aid, medical care and services to students according to physician prescribed care and treatment orders. Create and maintain documentation of medical treatment plans, treatments performed, and all other medical services provided
  • Maintain student immunization and other medical records; follow confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations
  • Confer with students, parents and faculty regarding medical treatment and student health, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Coordinate with local health agencies and medical treatment facilities as necessary.
  • Respond to emergency medical situations; perform first aid and/or emergency treatments as indicated/needed; coordinate with local emergency personnel and agencies as required.
  • Manage non-medical personnel who may also provide services in the school clinic.
  • Teach First Aid/CPR/AED classes to employees.
  • Provide employee training on Diabetes, Asthma, Allergic Reactions, Seizures, and Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure, etc.
  • Provide dining service personnel with accurate detailed information on individual student and employee food allergies and intolerances. Liaison with parents and dining service personnel as necessary.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and materials needed in the clinic and elsewhere on campus.
  • Maintain AEDs.
  • Ensure required clinic cleaning and sanitization procedures are followed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Head of School, Director of Student Services or the Director of Finance & Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate is a licensed registered nurse. State licensing requirements must be met and maintained annually.
  • Familiarity with Magnus or other electronic student medical record systems
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality with all student and employee medical information.
  • Ability to communicate successfully – both written and verbal – with all constituents including parents, students, faculty administration.
  • Ability to successfully and professionally interact with all personality types and levels of management, and to work effectively as part of an institutional and management team.
  • Computer competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, internet applications and database management.

REQUIREMENTS:

Tasks involve the regular and at times sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of walking, climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling 20-50 pound objects and materials. May be required to lift or move an injured or sick person. May be accidentally exposed to blood and body fluids and pathological substances. Work environment is a traditional climate controlled office with average noise levels. Will be required to file in both low and high file drawers.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Students, parents, faculty, staff, administration, and role-appropriate vendors.

Salary is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected].

LEARN MORE ON THE SCHENCK SCHOOL WEBSITE

The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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