SCHOOL NURSE

Nashoba Regional High School

Nashoba Regional School District

Bolton, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3426069
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 11, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Position:School Nurse

Department/Location:Nashoba Regional High School/Float

Pay:In accordance with CBA

Organizational Scope:

Reporting directly to the Building Principal and Nurse Leader with indirect report to the Superintendent as the appointing authority, assists the administration and members of the educational team in providing the fullest possible educational opportunity for each student by minimizing absence due to illness and creating an optimal environment of health and well being within the school.

Position Responsibilities:

•Assists the School Nurse Leader, School Physician, School Health Advisory Council, and administration in developing a school health program.
•Participates in the planning and implementation of goals established by the
School Nurse Leader and district school nurses.
•Conducts health screenings as directed by state statutes, district policies and administrative plans.
•Provides continuous disease surveillance in the school setting.
•Observes students on a regular basis to assess and detect individual health needs.
•Provides direct nursing care as needed to meet the needs of the students
•Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures from a recognized agency, i.e. American Heart Association.
•Maintains up-to-date cumulative health records on all students and reports any discrepancies.
•Collaborates and reports to school personnel, administration, physicians, and agencies to ensure consistent communication and implementation of student health needs in a timely and appropriate manner.
•Visits student homes when necessary.
•Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician, for emergent care of a student or faculty member who has sustained an injury or developed a serious illness.
•Implements district policy and state statutes on attendance exclusion and readmission with regard to infection/contagious disease, as well as non-compliance with immunization requirements.
•Actively participates in professional development programs and workshops.

•Serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, community and healthcare providers to advocate for health care and promote a healthy school environment
•Develops plans for student care based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes and evaluation of care.
•Provides health-related education to students and staff in individual and group settings and provides consultation to other school professionals.
•Uses clinical judgment in providing case management services.
•Collaborates with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning.


Job Qualifications & Physical Demands:

Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse licensure and a minimum of a BS or BSN degree.
MA DESE certification as a School Nurse
Current CPR/AED, Concussion and First Aid certification
Current Medication Administration and Delegation certification
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must be able to assist in the protection of students and school property, assist the principal in fire and other emergency drills as required by law and School Committee policy

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Location Description

    Nashoba Regional High School is a high achieving school with a talented, dedicated, and professional staff. With approximately 1025 students, we serve the towns of Bolton, Lancaster, and Stow in a suburban/rural setting. Our community is highly supportive of our efforts, and we pride ourselves on our ability to meet our parents' and community's high expectations. We are a comprehensive high school with 90+% of our students going on to post-secondary education each year. We believe that the most important decisions we make are the decisions around which new staff members to join us -- if you are someone with a deep commitment to student success, to curricular rigor at all achievement levels, and to continuous improvement through collaboration and reflection, then we want to hear from you! Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Nashoba Regional School District 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

    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Stephen Cullinane , Interim Principal
    • 50 Mechanic Street
    • Bolton, Massachusetts 01740

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