SCHOOL NURSE

The Victor School ( learn more )

Justice Resource Institute

Acton , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2890953
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 9, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Program Description:

The Victor School is a therapeutic day school program for students ages 14 - 22 in both middle and high school - focusing on 7th – 12th graders. Students attending TVS are working to build social emotional skills to assist their goals for their future.

Job Description:

The nursing position provides nursing management care services to students while on site at TVS or participating in school-related functions. FT or PT hours may be approved for this position, however there are standard hours through out the day that a nurse must be onsite. The Victor School hours operate daily between 8:30 and 3pm, Nursing health services are made applicable during the school day:
• Assessment and evaluation of illness and injuries arising during the school day
• Acute, emergency care and triage
• Medication Administration monitoring; holding certification in Medication Delegation
• Instructor for: CPR/AED/First Aid, Epinepherine Injector/Allergy Management, Naproxen Spray, Medication Administration, Bloodborne Pathogens and Emergency Precautions
• Implementation within a school day regarding Student Individual Health and management plans including: allergies, seizure, diabetes, athsma/inhaler, dietary, specialized gym/physical activity, and medication administration
• Support DESE requirements for school certification in the nursing department and maintaining student records which includes securing and/or administering DESE mandated health screenings
• Psychoeducational information on assorted health topics

Requirements:

• The RN should hold a current Massachusetts license with the Department of Public Health and have experience with adolescents with social emotional disabilities in a mental health or medical setting
• Strong organization skills while working in a flexible setting; ability to multi-task.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong attention to detail
• Knowledge of basic computer systems including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Google platforms
• Instructor certification for CPR/AED/First Aid is preferred
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Justice Resource Institute 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

    • Please confirm hours of availability, as well as available start date when submitting your cover letter and resume for review.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Sharon Fors , HR Specialisty
    • 380 Massachusetts Avenue
    • Acton, Massachusetts 01720

    The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a “Submission”) will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. “Sensitive data” for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.