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PT School Nurse for Boston Ballet School

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Boston Ballet
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Boston, MA
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Published 25 days ago

Boston Ballet School (BBS) seeks an experienced Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a temporary medical consultant/School Nurse to ensure a safe school environment for children and school staff from mid-May until Mid-August 2021. We anticipate 10-15 hours per week and this work can be done remotely. 


Boston Ballet School, the Official School of Boston Ballet, typically serves approximately 3,000 students annually ages 2-adult at two locations: Boston’s South End and in Newton. Since August 2020, Boston Ballet School has successfully operated safe in-person programming for 600 students through a rigorous COVID-19 Risk Reduction Plan. Key elements of the plan include social distancing and masks at all times, daily wellness attestations, regular disinfecting, and significant upgrades to HVAC equipment including Sterile-Aire light systems and MERV-13 filters. 


The School Nurse will help keep track of student vaccination records, ensure compliance with national and local health laws, and inform and implement Boston Ballet School’s COVID-19 Risk Reduction Plan. A qualified candidate will be caring, capable, and prompt in handling any medical concerns that arise to ensure the well-being of each individual student, as well as the over-all School medical safety.


Responsibilities:

• Health Promotion & Disease Prevention: Manage and execute response to a communicable disease outbreak in accordance with Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines.

• Record keeping and HIPAA Compliance: Review student medical files in advance of program to ensure both compliance with Massachusetts Department of Public Health requirements and that each student can safely participate in the program without risk of injury.

• Emergency Protocols: Review and update existing emergency care protocols in order to provide medical attention to students.  

• Communication: Communicate effectively and confidentially with physical therapy staff, doctors, students, parents, and staff in matters regarding students’ medical needs.

• Medication Distribution: Keep records of prescription and over-the-counter medications brought to the program by students. Review and update existing distribution protocols.

• On-Call: available for emergency support to address immediate physical, mental or emotional needs of students


Qualifications:

• Must be a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant licensed in Massachusetts or capable of being licensed in Massachusetts

• 3-5 years of experience required

• Experience working as a school nurse is a plus

• Experience reviewing/ updating health plans for School implementation

• Thorough knowledge of HIPAA, state, and national compliance regulations 

• Good diagnostician

• Flexibility, positive attitude, and good work ethic

• Excellent communications skills

• Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team

• Experience working with children and teens in school setting


Boston Ballet is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Boston Ballet School (BBS) seeks an experienced Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a temporary medical consultant/School Nurse to ensure a safe school environment for children and school staff from mid-May until…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 17, 2021
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
Associated Location
19 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume (e-mail preferred) to:  Jobs@bostonballet.org.  

IMPORTANT – PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR E-MAIL. No phone calls please.

Send a cover letter and resume (e-mail preferred) to:  Jobs@bostonballet.org.  

IMPORTANT – PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR…

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