SCHOOL NURSE (EXTENDED YEAR)

SAIL Program ( learn more )

Old Rochester Regional School District/MA Supt. #55

Mattapoisett, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3251256
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 24, 2020
  • Starting Date: July 6, 2020

Job Description

The SAIL Program is an educational summer program for students grades PK - 12th located at Old Rochester Regional High School. The program runs from Tuesday through Thursday from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for six weeks during the summer.

Responsibilities
The School Nurse is responsible for the implementation of the School Health Services. In addition, a school nurse who is assigned to a school reports to the program directors. The School Nurse functions under the pertinent Massachusetts State Health Regulations, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health School Health Unit, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Requirements and local School Committee philosophy and policy. Physical requirements of the school nurse include the ability to see, hear, bend, walk (without aid of mobility devices), and potentially push, pull or lift, 50 pounds.

Duties:
• Assesses and evaluates the students’ health and makes necessary recommendations.
• Provides First Aid and Emergency care in case of injury or sudden illness for students, staff, and visitors.
• Manages chronic disease in conjunction with physician’s orders and / or standards of nursing within the nurse’s scope of
practice.
• Administers medication and treatments in accordance with physician’s orders.
• Provides care to students utilizing medical technology including but not limited to insulin pumps, tracheostomies, and G-tubes.
• Identifies students at risk for health issues such as alcohol and substance abuse, bullying, mental health issues, teen pregnancy,
neglect, and child abuse in accordance with school and state policies.
• Collects, maintains and disseminates health forms and records.
• Conducts a Life Threatening Allergy training for the staff prior to the beginning of the program.
• Advises on modification of student programs to meet the health and medical needs of individual students. Implements 504 plans
according to IDEA and/ or IHCP.
• Serves as a liaison between doctors, hospitals, students, families, and staff.
• Consults with teachers regarding student health concerns.
• Uses technology effectively to record student and staff information and communicate in a timely manner.
• Collects and analyzes data regarding Health Office visits and other data as required.
• Other nursing duties could be assigned as appropriate

  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Old Rochester Regional School District/MA Supt. #55 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

    • At least 2 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

    • Charlie West
    • 135 Marion Road
    • Mattapoisett, Massachusetts 02739

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