Substitute Nurse

Job Type

Part Time

Published

10/30/2018

Address

34 Philbrick Road
Brookline
MA
02445
United States

Description

Maimonides School, an Orthodox Jewish day school in Brookline, Massachusetts, is seeking an experienced school nurse who will serve in a pivotal role that bridges health care and education. This position will report to the Director of Health Services.


School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that is accountable for the well-being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaption, self-management, self-advocacy and learning. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

·        Provide direct nursing care to students and staff; assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, management and referral as indicated. Provide medically prescribed interventions, which includes medications administration and nursing procedures.

·        Implement and record required screening programs; notify parents when further medical evaluation is indicated.

·        Prepare and maintain student health records, including current immunizations as mandated by state regulations. Create Individual Health Care Plans for students with health care concerns.

·        Administer daily and PRN (as needed) medications and nursing care procedures prescribed by the student's physician.

·        Collaborate with staff in development of IEP’s as indicated.

·        Initiate emergency procedures for students and staff as needed.

·        Utilize written and EHR (Electronic Health Record) to document student health history and ongoing health issues and nursing interventions.

 

Required Qualifications:

·        Must have a valid license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c. 71, s. 53).

·        Hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a college or university program in nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing.

·        Maintain certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation from a recognized provider (i.e. American Red Cross, American Heart) and certification in First Aid.

·        Minimum of 2 years of experience in nursing, preferably in pediatrics or public health.


Preferred Qualifications: 

·        Demonstrated experience supporting students with complex healthcare and/or psychological needs.

·        DESI certification.

·        Master’s Degree in Nursing.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

 

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Please send your résumé to Betty Gladstein, Director of Health Services, at bgladstein@maimonides.org


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