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School Nurse

O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Richmond, CA
Publicado há 17 dias

Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Nível de Experiência
Recém formado
USD $70.000 - $80.000 / ano
+ $12,000 Temporary Cost of Living Allowance and MWA Benefit


What makes this role unique?

  • The school nurse role allows for a consistent, predictable work schedule (weekdays, during school hours).
  • You'll work year round; however, in addition to paid vacation, you'll also be off the clock on school breaks and federal holidays.
  • We offer Sustainability Fridays five times per year. On these days, campus closes early to allow staff to focus on personal/professional balance.
  • Work in a school community setting where you can build lasting relationships with students and families.

Job Description

Title: School Nurse

Division: School-Wide, On-Site

Location: Making Waves Academy Richmond

Reports to: Director of School Operations

Status: Full-time, Exempt (Year-Round)

Salary: $70,000-$80,000 + $12,000 Temporary Cost of Living Allowance and MWA Benefit

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of School Operations, the School Nurse provides comprehensive health management for the assessment, evaluation, maintenance, and improvement of health services and health education to promote health and well-being, academic achievement, and holistic development for Making Waves Academy students and school personnel.

About the Interview Process

Making Waves Academy's recruitment process is thorough and methodically designed to identify exceptional talent perfectly suited to support our community. As an applicant, you can anticipate an inclusive process that encompasses various stages, including but not limited to an initial recruiter screening, hiring exercise, hiring manager interview, panel interview, and reference checks. To learn more, visit our website. We are committed to selecting the best individuals to join our team and contribute to our shared mission.

Primary Responsibilities

Health Services

  • Provide direct care and first aid for injuries and acute illness for all students and long-term management of students with special healthcare needs, primarily students on 504 plans that require reasonable accommodations.
  • Maintain communication with families, school personnel, and the community regarding health concerns for individual students and/or the community at large.
  • Supervise and administer medication(s) to students according to School policy and regulations.
  • Serve as school liaison to interpret the health and development assessment to parents, teachers, administrators, and other concerned professionals.
  • Document student health information in the school’s electronic database systems and student cumulative folders as required.
  • Evaluate MWA staff as needed.

Health Monitoring and Compliance

  • Design and implement individual student health maintenance plans as prescribed by the student’s health care providers in compliance with MWA policy.
  • Assess and evaluate students' health and development status; provide case management, referrals, and follow-up for health conditions and/or medical problems.
  • Interpret medical and nursing findings appropriate to the student’s individualized education programs and 504 plans and make recommendations to professional personnel directly involved; submit reports to ensure compliance with school, state, and federal policies.
  • Monitor immunizations, manage communicable diseases, assess the school environment, and make recommendations to prevent injury and ensure safety.

Health Education and Consulting

  • Partner with school leaders to disseminate health updates and education materials to the MWA community (students, families, and employees).
  • Contribute to school planning for health emergencies such as disaster triage, endemics, pandemics, and/or infectious diseases.

Additional Responsibilities and Expectations

Mission Alignment

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and support Making Waves Academy’s mission, core values, standards, competencies, and code of conduct outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Participate in the school community – attending school competitions, performances, assemblies, and extracurricular activities.


  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of School Operations or designee.

Work Environment

Office environment and school site; fast-paced work, constant interruption; potential contact with blood and other body fluids; potential contact with bloodborne pathogens and communicable diseases. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, portable two-way radio transceivers, and smartphones.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to exercise consistent mental alertness; standing, walking, or sitting for extended periods of time; lift/restrain/reposition/carry individuals to ensure safety; lift, carry, push, and pull moderate weight objects. Additional demands include, but are not limited to:

  • Response to emergency/life-saving situations, which could require a rapid response requiring running.
  • Frequently walk across the middle and upper school campus.


Some travel is required for MWA-related events, such as workshops or conferences.




Knowledge of the following:

  • Applicable laws, codes, policies, procedures, and school regulations governing work scope
  • Current medical terminology, equipment, and techniques
  • Operation of specialized health assessment instruments
  • Diagnostic methods for medical conditions and diseases
  • Medication effects and administration procedures
  • First-aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques


  • Implement applicable laws, codes, policies, procedures, and school regulations governing work scope
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship among students, parents, school staff, and the community 
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action 
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records
  • Work confidentially and with discretion
  • Work independently 
  • Operate computer, related software, and other office equipment
  • Perform first-aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)


  • Bachelor’s Degree

Licenses or Certificates Needed

  • Valid California Registered Nurse License
  • Valid School Nurse Preliminary Credential (can be obtained upon hiring)
  • Employment eligibility will include fingerprints, tuberculosis, and/or other employment clearance


  • Spanish language proficiency is preferred but not required
  • Valid California School Nurse Audiometrist Certificate
  • Valid California School Nurse Services Clear Credential
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Reasonable Accommodation

Consistent with its obligations under the law, MWA will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Is Our Policy

Making Waves Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the School to afford equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to their perceived or identified: race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and hairstyle, including but not limited to braids, locks, and twists); color; gender, (including gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity, whether or not the employee is transitioning or has transitioned); sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to such); religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices); marital/registered domestic partner status; age (forty (40) and over); national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the U.S. is authorized by federal law); physical or mental disability (including HIV and AIDS); medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics); taking of a leave of absence pursuant to the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Pregnancy Disability Leave (“PDL”) law, Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”), the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), or laws related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking laws; genetic information; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy extends to all job applicants and employees and to all aspects of the employment relationship, including the hiring of new employees and the training, transfer, promotion, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits of existing employees. For a full copy of our non-discrimination policy, visit:

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What makes this role unique?

  • The school nurse role allows for a consistent, predictable work schedule (weekdays, during school hours).
  • You'll work year round; however, in addition to paid vacation, you'll also be off the clock on school breaks and…


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