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Shrewsbury Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3250740
  • Application Deadline: April 13, 2020
  • Posted : March 23, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 2020

Job Description

Posted: March 23, 2020 Closed: April 13, 2020

Employment Opportunity: Parker Road Preschool

POSITION: School Nurse
2020-2021 School Year

The Shrewsbury Public Schools is in search of a School Nurse who is invested in the achievement, equity, and access of all learners in and beyond the classroom.
Shrewsbury Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a full-time School Nurse for Parker Road Preschool for the 2020-2021 school year.

This position reports to the Director of Nursing (primary) and the Principal of Parker Road Preschool (secondary). School Nurses work the teacher work year and are on the educator salary scale. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.

Nurses with international/diverse background or experience are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manages and coordinates health services for students within the school setting, while interacting with their educational goals, personal health, and public health needs
• Organizes and implements state-mandated programs such as immunization surveillance and screening programs. Completes and submits state mandated reports and surveys as required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
• Promotes positive safety practices within and outside of the school building, and ensures that the school has an effective medical emergency plan
• Assesses children for a wide range of physical and behavioral illnesses and develops programs to prevent the spread of disease and promote wellness
• Provides medically prescribed interventions, including medication administration and treatments. Provides first aid/emergency care to students and staff
• Collaborates with students, parents, members of the school-based team, and community health care providers and agencies to optimize student healthcare and learning
• Maintains comprehensive and confidential health records for students that are compliant with federal, state and local regulations. Must remain proficient in current technology for health record database used throughout the system
• Ensures timely documentation of all encounters with students
• Uses data collection to plan and evaluate the school health program
• Serves as member of pertinent committees and teams supporting the school (for example, Building Leadership Team, Crisis Team, Health Advisory)
• Serves as liaison among the school, the home, community health care agencies, and other healthcare professionals
• Using the nursing process, collaborates with family and student to develop and implement an individualized health care plan when appropriate
Preferred Qualifications:
• Possess a school nurse educator's license from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (preferred)
• Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university (required)
• Hold a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c.71, s.53) (required)
• Current CPR certification/AED training from a recognized provider (such as the American Red Cross or American Heart Association) (required)
• Pediatric background (preferred)
• Consistent demonstration of the values of Shrewsbury Public Schools (required)
• A commitment to the education and care of all students (required)

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, official or unofficial copies of undergraduate/graduate transcripts, license # or unofficial copy of license (nursing and school nurse if applicable), copy of CPR certification/ AED training certification and three current professional letters of reference, including one from a direct supervisor or evaluator.

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The Shrewsbury Public Schools is an affirmative action employer, ensuring that its programs and facilities are accessible to the public. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, disability, gender identity, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, national origin, homelessness, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status or class protected by state or federal law.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Shrewsbury 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

    Contact Information

    • Noelle Freeman , Director of Nursing
    • 100 Maple Ave
    • Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545

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