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Andover Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3423529
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 6, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

1.0 FTE/31.25 hours per week

The school nurse should be prepared to:

-Assess and evaluate the students' health.

-Counsel students, parents and school personnel and plan action for eliminating, minimizing or accepting health problems.

-Assist in the identification and education of students with special health problems, which affect learning and total growth.

-Provide programs for the prevention and control of disease.

-Coordinate health services with health education and other phases of the total educational program.

-Coordinate health services with community health programs.

-Observe school facilities and recommend modifications necessary to maintain optimum health and safety for students and school personnel.

-Provide emergency care in case of injury or sudden illness.

-Provide the home assessment and health in 766 Team Evaluations upon request of the building chairperson.

-Provide information as necessary on frequently encountered health problems, such as: child neglect and abuse drug use and abuse, human nutrition and adolescent pregnancy.

-Provide required health service for school personnel.

-Attend school staff and system health program-related meetings.

-Provide for personal care needs of physically handicapped pupil as required in their educational plans.

-Provide basic health instruction to coordinate with Health Education Program as requested by classroom teachers.

-A valid license to practice as a registered nurse in Massachusetts.

-Completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing or master's degree in nursing from an accredited institution.

-A minimum of 2 full years of employment in child health, community health, or other relevant clinical settings.

-Completion of an orientation program based on the requirements for delivery of school health services by the department of Public Health.

-Passing score on the Communications and Literacy Skill Test

-Must be eligible to apply for DESE Licensure

-Ability to communicate and interact effectively with students and parents and staff

-Ability to apply for certification in school nursing with Department of Education.

-Current certification in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation from a recognized provider.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Andover 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

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 36 Bartlet Street
    • Andover, Massachusetts 01810
    • Phone: 978-623-8500
    • Fax: 978-623-8536

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