FULL-TIME SCHOOL NURSE


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

04/16/2018

Address

190 Cummins Highway
Boston
Massachusetts
02131
United States

Description

The Role & Responsibilities

  • Supervise school procedures for dispensing student medication as needed and according to federal, state, local, and school guidelines
  • Conduct medical screenings as required by law, including, but not necessarily limited to, hearing, vision, teeth, growth, weight, and scoliosis screenings
  • Treating students who have been referred to the nurse’s office and maintain a daily nursing log of students seen for any medical reason
  • Assist with first aid procedures for medical emergencies at our school
  • Maintain medication supply for each student and provide for daily administration of medication including for students on psychotropic medication requiring special administration
  • Maintain contact with prescribing doctors and with parents / guardians to insure correct prescriptions are followed
  • Maintain, track, and update all required student medical records, including appropriate written data covering all medical needs and services provided to our students
  • Maintain and update health administration database
  • Insure classroom teachers have protective first aid equipment and access to health supplies needed for routine classroom mishaps
  • Communicate with families regarding matters regarding student health and student medical records
  • Promote and assist in the control of communicable diseases through prevention, early detection, surveillance, and reporting of contagious diseases to the appropriate local health authority
  • Assist in the formulation of health policies, goals and objectives for the Brooke Schools
  • Assist in assessing potential abuse and neglect issues, and contribute to IEP development where medical issues, alerts are involved
  • Counsel students on sexual health and nutrition as needed
  • Contribute to the creation of advisory lessons related to healthy relationships, sexual health, drug abuse and nutrition.
  • Other such duties as the Director of Operations may from time to time request commensurate with the employee’s position

Qualifications

  • Commitment to the Brooke mission of closing the achievement gap and ensuring college success for all our students and alumni
  • RN license; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
  • Effective organization and project management skills combined with flexibility, attention to detail, and an ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivated, high energy, and ability to work independently in a start-up school environment
  • Collaborative team player who is willing to go above and beyond the job description for the success of teachers and students
  • Growth mindset and a dedication to continuous learning and improvement
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office Suite tools (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel)
  • Spanish language skills a plus

This is a full-time positon, and is an opening at Brooke Mattapan for the 2018-2019 school year.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

Other

How To Apply


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