Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SCHOOL NURSE - CITY OF SOMERVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS


City of Somerville Public Schools
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3348599 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 7, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
(2) SCHOOL NURSE

Somerville is a city that upholds progressive principles for both employees and
residents. The City of Somerville embraces and encourages an innovative, empowering,
and collaborative workplace culture in a fast-paced, challenging environment. The City
also offers a generous benefits package that embodies a strong work-life balance. Not
only is Somerville a “Model City,” as termed by The Boston Globe, it is also a model
employer.

DUTIES:
•The City seeks two (2) School Nurses to perform school nursing services, which include but is not limited to responding to episodic or emergency health concerns of students, areas indicated for chronic disease management, communicable disease prevention and control and immunization of school children as necessary.
•Plans, organizes and coordinates health education programs.
•Prepares and distributes health information.
•Consults with teachers and other school department personnel on health issues and
•facilitates in-service education as needed.
•Collects and maintains public health/school health data using the electronic health record and prepares reports concerning public health/school health activities as required by Somerville Health & Human Services Department.
•Facilitates and contributes in communication related to student health.
•Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Active/Current Registration as registered nurse with Massachusetts Board of
•Registration in Nursing.
•Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or Masters in Nursing or Master of Education
•Currently certified or eligible for Department of Education’s School Nurse
•Certification (if not certified must take and successfully obtain certification within 2 years).
  • Failure to obtain certification may result in terminatio

  • •Current Mass CPR with AED
    •Ability to work with people and communicate effectively with diverse populations.
    •Bilingual or multilingual skills preferred.
    •Experience caring for children with special health care needs preferred.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    The work environment involves everyday discomforts typical of offices, with occasional
    exposure to outside elements. Noise or physical surroundings may be distracting, but
    conditions are generally not unpleasant.

    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
    an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
    accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
    position’s essential functions.

    PHYSICAL SKILLS
    Few physical demands are required to perform the work. Work effort principally involves
    sitting to perform work tasks, with intermittent periods of stooping, walking, and standing. There may also be some occasional lifting of objects such as office
    equipment and computer paper (up to 30 lbs.) Ability to respond to emergency
    situations.

    MOTOR SKILLS
    Duties are largely mental rather than physical, but the job may occasionally require
    minimal motor skills for activities such as moving objects, operating a telephone,
    personal computer and/or most other office equipment including word processing, filing
    and sorting of papers.

    VISUAL SKILLS
    Visual demands require constantly reading documents for general understanding and
    analytical purposes.

    City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

    The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not
    discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or
    any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities
    are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative
    formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to
    qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.
    Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective
    communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in
    policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of
    Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Nency
    Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or nsalamoun@somervillema.gov.

    Hours: Full Time plus Benefits

    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1


  • Welcome to City of Somerville Public Schools!

    District Wide
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Somerville 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
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Personnel Department City Hall
    93 Highland Ave
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
    Phone: 617-625-6600
    Fax: Fax: 617-666-4426
    Email: employment_opportunities@somervillema.gov