SCHOOL NURSE

F.X. O'Regan Early Childhood Development Center

Franklin Public Schools

Franklin, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3078596
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

The Franklin Public Schools, a Prek-12 district, is seeking a RN at the Early Childhood Development Center. School nursing is a dynamic discipline embracing a variety of functions which fall under the broad categories of health assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, as well as study and research. Due to academic preparation and professional skill in these areas, the school nurse is a faculty member qualified to assume responsibility for various aspects of the school health services.
The School Nurse reports to and is evaluated by the Building Principal and the Director of Student Services.


School Nurse

Responsibilities:

• Assess and evaluate students' health status
• Serve as health advocate and provide primary and emergency health care to students, staff and visitors
• Provide appropriate staff with student medical information and guidance related to student health issues as needed
• Provide consultation, relevant teaching, counseling and guidance to assist students and their parents in assuming responsibility for health care
• Serve as a resource person in school health education programs for students, school personnel and parents
• Administer medication in accordance with school and state policies
• Conduct screening of students for vision, and hearing, including follow-up retests, appropriate referrals, and notification of parents
• Conduct screening for height/weight and report results to parents and state
• Teach students and staff various health topics including prevention and control of illness, communicable disease, pediculosis, dental problems and skin protection
• Assist in determining the presence of significant psycho-educational disturbances in the school-aged child
• Participate in the modification of the school program to meet the needs of children with disabilities and medical conditions that require modifications in school
• Develop Individual Health Care Plans
• Act as an advocate and consultant for children suspected of being abused or neglected
• Serve on building and system wide committees as needed
• Maintain continuing education requirements for recertification by DESE
• Maintain supplies, take inventory and order necessary equipment for health office
• Utilize SNAP software to document and maintain accurate health records for students
• Maintain health room statistics as required for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
• Promote a healthful and safe on-site environment for students and staff

Qualifications:
• Registered Nurse licensed in Massachusetts and DESE license
• School experience preferred
• Must be the kind of person who is warm, caring, and respectful and have a strong desire to work with young children.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Welcome to F.X. O'Regan Early Childhood Development Center!

    The Francis X. O’Regan Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) is an integrated preschool program operated by the Franklin Public Schools. The program is designed for children who are three to five years old. In addition to classroom programs, the ECDC will screen preschool children for possible developmental delays per parent request. The ECDC provides a nurturing environment that utilizes developmentally appropriate practices, multi-sensory and hands-on experiences. These experiences maximize learning for all children.

    PHILOSOPHY The Francis X. O’ Regan Early Childhood Development Center is an integrated preschool program operated by the Franklin Public Schools. The program is designed for children who are three to five years old. Parent and community involvement is an integral part of our preschool program. The highly trained staff provides a nurturing environment that utilizes a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the National Association for the Education of Young Children and Massachusetts Department of Education guidelines. Multi-sensory and hands-on experiences maximize learning opportunities in the areas of social/emotional, language, motor, cognition, and daily living skills.
    MISSION The F.X. O’ Regan Early Childhood Development Center’s mission is to focus on the whole child and their family by providing a safe and nurturing environment that supports a high quality early childhood education. We encourage each child to observe, question, and explore their environment. The F.X. O’ Regan Early Childhood Development Center believes every child has the ability to learn and will provide the tools needed for them to succeed. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Franklin Public Schools 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

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

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    Contact Information

    • KELTY KELLEY , PRINCIPAL
    • 224 Oak Street
    • Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
    • Phone: 508-541-8166
    • Fax: 508-541-8254
    • Email: click here

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