RN (FULL-TIME, OVERNIGHT SHIFT)

Boston Higashi School

Randolph , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890734
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 8, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

  • Exciting employment opportunities await you at the Boston Higashi School!

    We currently have an opening for a Full-Time overnight (7pm-7am) RN at our residential school for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Every other weekend and some holidays required. Will consider job-share (2 P.T.)

    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

    -Collaborate with school administrators and personnel in assessing and improving the social and emotional climate of students and faculty, involve them in maintaining a healthful school environment.
    -Provide first aid to injured children, provide everyday care of acutely ill children and manage children with communicable disease.
    -Collect information about the health and developmental status of the student, the family history, screening results, physical assessments, and health goals.
    -Carry out communicable disease prevention and infection control based on current guidelines for universal precautions, prevention of bloodborne pathogens exposure and hazardous medical waste disposal.
    -Train and plan orientations for staff as needed to comply with relevant statues and regulations.
    -Administer medicine as prescribed, and provide care to ill children on a daily basis.
    -Respond to frequently encountered health issues, respond to child neglect or abuse issues (as required by MA law).
    -Maintain comprehensive student health records.



    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Student Services > School Nurse
  • Welcome TO Boston Higashi School!

    Our Mission is to help children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to reach their full potential through the methodology of Daily Life Therapy®. This unique educational philosophy developed by the late Dr. Kiyo Kitahara of Tokyo, Japan incorporates a broad and balanced curriculum, including academics, art, music, physical education, technology, and social education. Students take on challenges, learn to overcome obstacles, and gain confidence from their own success. This approach allows our students to develop a love for learning so they may fully enjoy their family, community, and all that life has to offer. As each student grows and learns, their personality and individual character matures, allowing them to benefit from, and most importantly, contribute to society as adults.

    Our campus is a 55-acre site of rolling hills, nature trails, playgrounds, a new pool and athletic complex, student housing and school buildings that form a dynamic space for exploration, growth and learning.

    The many activities during the Day and Residential Programs are designed to make full use of the site by all of the students. They garden in the greenhouse, jog around the school paths, and study science in the woods. It is truly a stimulating environment for the mind, body and spirit. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Boston Higashi School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:

      • Current Registered Nurse license to practice in MA.
      • Minimum of one year nursing experience required; experience with special needs/ASD helpful.
      • Must be professional, able to work in a fast paced environment, and have flexibility.
      • Current CPR/AED for Healthcare Providers
      • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
      • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email). Experience with Mac OS is helpful.

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 800 North Main Street
    • Randolph, Massachusetts 02368

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