The Center School

Holyoke, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3029051
  • Application Deadline: July 2, 2019
  • Re-posted : June 13, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Center School, a private 12 month Special Education day school serving students with a wide variety of moderate to severe special needs located in Holyoke, MA invites applicants for a Registered Nurse opening. Per diem position during school hours (Monday-Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), with future possibility of Part-Time to Full-Time employment.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Provides and/or oversees medication administration.

2. Provides and/or oversees first aid/medical treatment for students; coordinates with case manager and parent/guardian any need for follow up treatment.

3. Provides emergency first aid for work-related staff injury and recommends appropriate medical follow up.

4. Provides mandated periodic student health screening assessments.

5. Views students after physical restraint and records/maintains appropriate documentation.

6. Maintains student health records and ensures that records are complete and up to date.

7. Writes Individual Health Plans as indicated and provides relevant information to staff to assist in students’ care.

8. Submits written nursing reports for individual students, as requested.

9. Maintains contact with health care providers and school staff as indicated.

10. Participates in supervision and maintains a commitment to professional development.

11. Remains current and knowledgeable in all federal and state regulations, including Department of Public Health and DESE, and assures that school’s health care policies and procedures are consistent with regulations.

12. Maintains professional licensure and participates in conferences, workshops or other courses for professional development.

13. Facilitates the dissemination of student information through participation in morning and afternoon meetings, as needed.

14. Liaisons with outside agencies and authorities, including medical providers and school district personnel, and represents school in a professional manner at community meetings and events, as requested.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Welcome to The Center School!

    Holyoke Center School is a Full-Year private day school serving students ages 5-22 with a variety of special needs. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Center 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

    • RN applicants must be licensed as a Registered Nurse by the MA Board of Registration in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred; MA DESE School Nurse (All Levels) licensure preferred; experience working with children with moderate to severe special needs is preferred.

      **Please note that candidates who are offered employment will be subject to background screening, to include: CORI, SORI, DCF and SAFIS (Fingerprinting) checks**
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Khadija Husain , HR Generalist
    • 1913 Northampton Street
    • Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    • Phone: 413-538-6860
    • Fax: 413-538-4806
    • Email: click here

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