SCHOOL NURSE

Christa McAuliffe Charter School

Framingham, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3472689
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 19, 2021
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2021

Job Description

The Christa McAuliffe Charter School is seeking a nurse. Please contact Cori Jacomme with any inquiries: cjacomme@mcauliffecharter.org.

Position Overview
The school nurse provides skilled nursing assessments, administers routine emergency first aid, and manages the medical needs of scholars and staff. The nurse conducts immunization and asthma surveillance as well as conducting state-mandated health screenings. As an Expeditionary Learning school, the school nurse coordinates medication and first aid procedures for all out-of-school expeditions. In addition, the school nurse acts as a liaison between the parents of those scholars with complex medical or emotional needs school and medical professionals. As a member of the educational team, the school nurse provides annual trainings for staff and faculty, interprets medical data for the faculty, and provides individual health plans for select scholars.

Specific Responsibilities
--Provides emergency medical care to scholars
--Administers and/or supervises the administration of prescription medication to scholars
--Counsels and/or educates scholars in small groups or as individuals concerning medical issues
--Monitors and assesses compliance with immunization standards as per DPH regulations
--Performs vision, hearing, scoliosis, and other health-related screenings as required by DPH
--Develops and maintains contacts with medical persons or facilities who might provide direct service or consultation
--Participates in meetings about scholars when medical input, interpretation or consultation is needed
--Conducts formal workshops and/or informal training for staff as appropriate
--Maintains updated health records

Qualifications
--A valid license to practice as a registered nurse in Massachusetts
--A minimum of a Baccalaureate degree
--Valid certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
--A minimum of two years of community health or pediatric nursing experience
--Computer literacy and competency in use of existing technology
--Completed the required Massachusetts school nurse competencies or be willing to attend and complete courses
--Strong communication skills
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Employer Description

    The Christa McAuliffe Charter School is an Expeditionary Learning charter school for students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, serving students from Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Holliston, Hopkinton, Marlborough, Sudbury, and Southborough and a number of other towns outside of Boston.

    The mission of the Christa McAuliffe Charter School is to cultivate within each member of a diverse student body, through the Expeditionary Learning design, an intense commitment to self and community, the courage and insight to set high standards for academic and personal success, and the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to achieve those standards. Learn more about us...


    Location Description

    The Christa McAuliffe Charter School is an Expeditionary Learning charter school for students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, serving students from Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Holliston, Hopkinton, Marlborough, Sudbury, and Southborough and a number of other towns outside of Boston.

    The mission of the Christa McAuliffe Charter School is to cultivate within each member of a diverse student body, through the Expeditionary Learning design, an intense commitment to self and community, the courage and insight to set high standards for academic and personal success, and the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to achieve those standards. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Christa McAuliffe Charter School 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

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Cori Jacomme , Director of Student Culture
    • 139 Newbury St.
    • Framingham, Massachusetts 01071

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