SCHOOL NURSE (RN)

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Beverly, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3405757
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 23, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

School Nurse Position-

Great benefits including Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm hours, generous amount of paid time off including all holidays, matched 401K, health, dental and life insurance.

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. HJEC is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders. Our mission is to provide quality and individualized treatment and education to children with autism and other developmental disorders. By collaborating with families, educators and medical clinicians, we strive to build better futures for the child and their families, helping them reach their fullest potential and enabling them to live more productive and independent lives.

A Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, hold a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c.71, s.53), current CPR certification, AED training from a recognized provider (such as the American Red Cross or American Heart Association) desired. A desire to be part of a collaborative school community and demonstrated skill in working with children with autism of varied ages is strongly preferred.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Manages and coordinates health services for students within the school setting, while interacting with their educational and behavior 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 parents, community health care providers and agencies
• Maintains comprehensive and confidential health records for students that are in compliance 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 (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 individual health care plan when appropriate

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 65,000 to $ 80,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Location Description

    Hopeful Journeys (previously the Futures Clinic) provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disorders. ABA therapy early in life can increase the ability of the child to obtain language and expand their ability to learn. It can also reduce the future costs of special education and help families relieve stress. High structured environments can improve a child's social, academic and self-help skills. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. 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 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Dara Pearsol , Operations Director
    • 28 Tozer Road
    • Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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