REGISTERED NURSE - FT 12 MONTH POSITION

Springdale Education Center

The Center School

Holyoke, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3029051
  • Application Deadline: January 25, 2019
  • Re-posted : January 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: February 25, 2019

Job Description

Springdale Education Center, located in Holyoke, MA invites applicants for a Full Time (12 month) Registered Nurse opening. Position hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Anticipated start date is February 25, 2019.

Springdale Education Center first opened its doors to students in 1997 and continues to provide a range of educational, clinical, psycho-educational, behavioral and outreach services for youth ages 5-22 who are challenged with serious mental health issues, have engaged in aggressive behaviors, and have provided a significant challenge to caregivers. Staff enjoy collaborative work with a dedicated team of professionals, competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

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: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Welcome to Springdale Education Center!

    Springdale Education Center (SEC) is an approved private school by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. SEC is an intensive, highly structured, therapeutic year-round day school which provides a range of educational, clinical, psycho-educational, behavioral and outreach services for youth ages 5-22. These students are challenged with serious mental health issues, have engaged in aggressive behaviors and have provided a significant challenge to caregivers. 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

    • Tina Vanotti , HR Manager
    • 1913 Northampton Street
    • Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    • Phone: 413-533-9500
    • Fax: 413-533-0828
    • Email: click here

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