SCHOOL RESOURCE NURSE (.5 FTE)

Hudson Public Schools ( learn more )

Hudson, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3126995
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 24, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

Hudson Public Schools is seeking a part-time (0.5 FTE) Resource Nurse. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, DESE licensed school nurse with high standards of professionalism, knowledge of evidence-based school nursing practice, and flexibility regarding assignments, daily schedule and responsibilities. Under direction of the Health Services Coordinator, the Resource Nurse may perform the following duties:
  • Provide and/or support case management activities for students with chronic health conditions, chronic absenteeism and other conditions/situations that may affect academic achievement.
  • Develop partnerships with community health care providers to enhance access to medical and mental/behavioral health services.
  • Participate in projects relating to student health and safety, such as state and local emergency response, pandemic response, changes in state mandates and requirements for school health services.
  • Collect and analyze data as needed to support student health and to comply with grant related requirements
  • Assist with developing and implementing annual Continuous Quality Improvement projects.
  • Conduct annual community health needs assessments that address health inequities/disparities.
  • Identify evidence-based practices, and develop resources, guidelines and protocols, that address priority student health related issues within the district.
  • Attend related conferences, workshops, and district and community-based meetings.
  • Research, develop and promote communications to advance health literacy of Hudson students and families.
  • Documents and/or generates reports using electronic health record, SNAP.
  • Assists with coordinating related professional development activities for school staff/nursing team.
  • Other duties as assigned that support the Hudson Public School’s district vision and goals, health services needs and grant requirements.
  • In addition to the .5 FTE Resource Nurse, additional work hours may be available as a district per diem nurse, if desired.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hudson 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

      • Valid Massachusetts Registered Nurse license
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
      • Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) School Nurse license, preferred
      • Minimum of 3 years of related school nurse experience, preferred
      • Current CPR/AED certification
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Lee Waingortin , Director of Nursing
    • 136 Forest Ave
    • Hudson, Massachusetts 01749

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