SCHOOL NURSE

Boston Renaissance Charter Public School (USS) ( learn more )

Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

Boston, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3427289
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 12, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Uses the nursing process to identify students with health problems and provide comprehensive nursing care. • Recommends exclusion and monitors readmission for students/staff with infectious or communicable diseases. • Makes appropriate referrals on vision, hearing, scoliosis screenings failures, and other health problems observed in students. • Collaborates with mental health staff related to students with social or emotional difficulties. • Available to students, families, teaching staff, administrative staff, and student support staff as a resource in matters pertaining to health. • Identifies health and safety hazards in the school and communicates with the senior school nurse, maintenance staff and Safety Department. • Demonstrates knowledge of safe and proper medication administration in accordance with state guidelines and school policy. • Communicates with families and staff about school health policies and ensures compliance with these policies. • Provides emergency care in cases of injury or sudden illness with proper referrals to Emergency Medical Services and area hospitals. • Assists with the maintenance of accurate health records on each student. • Ensures that all new students comply with immunization laws and report lack of compliance to the senior school nurse. • Handles confidential information ethically and professionally. • Assists in collecting statistical information to meet reporting requirements. • Participates in professional development programs. • Encourages and assists teachers to help students develop good health habits. • Assists with the management of school health equipment, materials, and supplies. • Coordinates specific school health projects as directed by the Senior School Nurse. • Communicates routinely with Senior School Nurse about health office activities. • Other nursing duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Employer Description

    In compliance with state and federal laws, Boston Renaissance Charter Public School maintains a nondiscrimination policy for students, employees and applicants for employment. All educational and employment determinations are based on an individual’s qualifications and achievements without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,ancestry, homelessness, physical or mental disability, veteran status,or any other basis prohibited by state and/or federal statute. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    In compliance with state and federal laws, Boston Renaissance Charter Public School maintains a nondiscrimination policy for students, employees and applicants for employment. All educational and employment determinations are based on an individual's qualifications and achievements without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, homelessness, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state and/or federal statute.

    Job Requirements

    • QUALIFICATIONS:

      •Valid license as a professional registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts
      •Massachusetts Department of Education certification as a School Nurse
      •At least 1 year experience in pediatrics and/or school health preferred
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Sarah O'Connor
    • 1415 Hyde Park Ave
    • Boston, Massachusetts 02136

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