DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SERVICES

Hudson Public Schools

Hudson, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3136762
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 2, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

1. Manages the school health program including budgets and grants.
2. Provides nursing leadership within the school system.
3. Implements programs and provides continuous quality assurance and evaluation.
4. Coordinates the clinical aspects of the comprehensive school health program
5. Collaborates with other members of the health services and health education team.
6. Collaborates with the School Physician, Director of the Hudson Board of Health, community providers, other community organizations and coalitions addressing health issues of children and adolescents.
7. Adheres to the Nurse Practice Act pertinent to regulations governing nursing practice and standards of care established by professional organizations which include the Department of Health and the Department of Education.
8. Coordinates Medication Delegation/Epipen training.
9. Reviews those district policies and procedures that apply to the School Health Program and advises the administration on appropriate modifications and revisions.
10. Prepares and submits district reports as required by the Superintendent and/or state regulations.
11. Collaborates with K-12 administrative personnel concerning health related issues.
12. Monitors and evaluates each individual school health program for compliance with District and State policies and regulations.
13. Develops with the assistance of nursing / administrative personnel appropriate and standardized school health reporting and record keeping practices and procedures.
14. Coordinates professional development programming for school health personnel
15. Arranges substitute nursing coverage for nurse absences and field trips (potential candidates need to know this)
16. Participates in hiring and orientation of nursing personnel
17. Leads quarterly Wellness Advisory Committee meetings




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Student Services > School Nurse
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    Our Mission for Hudson Public Schools is Delivering World-Class Education Today for the Global Leaders of Tomorrow

    Our Values are to create a culture of:

    1. Excellence - We work with integrity and hold ourselves accountable for exemplary service, outcomes, and interactions.
    2. Strong Relationships - We build a strong sense of community based on clear communication and partnerships.
    3. Educating the Whole Child - We recognize students as unique individuals and frame decisions with all students in mind.

    Our Vision is: Every student feels nurtured, challenged, and confident to embrace the future.

    Our Theory of Action is that all Hudson Public Schools personnel work collaboratively to educate the whole child, then all students will succeed and become productive citizens.

    Our Strategic Objectives are:

    1. High Quality Instructional Practices - Build capacity at all District levels to ensure that every educator and administrator are utilizing high-leverage practices to support outstanding teaching and learning experiences for ALL students, every day.
    2. Educating the Whole Child - Provide rigorous, inclusive academic and social emotional learning experiences to ensure ALL students succeed academically.
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    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

    • This is a 12 month position.

      Qualifications:

      Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts.
      Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program, required.
      Master’s degree in Nursing or related field, preferred.
      Licensed as a School Nurse and Supervisor/Director by DESE.
      Minimum of three years of experience in school nursing or a related field, one of which is a management position.
      Certified in CPR, first aid, and AED.
      Knowledge and skill in community health, management and related fields.
    • 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

    • Cindy Fensin , Director of Human Resources
    • 155 Apsley Street
    • Hudson, Massachusetts 01749

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