Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

1:1 NURSE AT PRIVATE DAY SCHOOL PLACEMENT (#168)


Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3037664 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 2, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY # 168


DATE: December 21,2018 (Re-Posted January 2, 2019)
TITLE: 1:1 Nurse at Private Day School Placement
HOURS: 7:00am - 3:25pm per day/ 220 day program
SALARY: $35 per hour

FUNCTION: To assist in providing the fullest possible educational opportunity for one student by minimizing absence due to
illness and creating a climate of health and wellbeing for the student. Includes traveling to/from school on bus as
students one-to-one bus monitor.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Observes student to detect health needs and assists classroom teachers in providing educational support to the student
2. Provide direct nursing care to meet the health needs of the student
3. Maintains health records on the student.
4. Reports to parents, school personnel, physicians, clinics and other agencies on agencies on student health matters as required
5. Assumes authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student who has suffered an injury or
emergency health need
6. Administers first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures.
7. Assists school personnel in maintaining sanitary standards
8. Assists classroom teachers and administrators in developing school health protocols for student
9. Makes recommendations to parents and/or personnel on health needs of individual student.
10. Implements policy on exclusion and readmission of student in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.
11. Participates in inservice programs.
12. Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School committee and policies of the private day school.


EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:
The applicant must have completed a bachelor’s in Nursing or a master’s in Nursing degree from an accredited institution.
A minimum of two years of child health, community health, or other relevant clinical nursing experience.
Completion of an orientation program based on the requirements for delivery of school health services as defined by the Department of Public Health.
Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid from a recognized provider.

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Good health – willing to submit to a medical exam.
Ability to relate with student and establish a good rapport.
Must be a person of professional and personal integrity.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $35 to $35 Per Hour


Welcome to Bellingham Public Schools!

Thank you for you interest in our district. Please be advised the notification on the status on your application will be provided through SchoolSpring. You will receive further notification if you are selected to be interviewed for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools.
2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application, and have no recorded serious
violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with
Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013.
3. This position is open until filled.
4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified.


Peter D. Marano
Superintendent of Schools



EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to and/or employment in the public schools of Bellingham, for admittance to State and Federally funded grant programs, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and course of study presented in these schools, on account of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or homelessness. This non-discrimination applies to all persons, whether or not the individual is a member of a conventionally defined “minority group". Questions or concerns regarding compliance under Title IX and/or Section 504, please contact Rachel Lawrence, District Coordinator Title IX/Section 504, Bellingham Public School District, 4 Mechanic Street, Bellingham, MA 02019, 508-883-1706.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Katherine Spaziano, Clinical Coordinator
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-966-2402
    Email: kspaziano@bpsdk12.org