Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4114336 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 3, 2023 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
To fulfill the role of School Nurse during his/her absence and may include, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
  1. Perform treatments and administer daily and PRN medications per medical orders.
  2. Maintain up-to-date health records.
  3. Assume responsibility for informing faculty and staff of those students with special health problems, as needed.
  4. Interpret the health status of a pupil to him/her, the parents, and school personnel without breaching confidentiality.
  5. Observe students on a regular basis to determine health needs.
  6. Authorize the exclusion and/or re-admission of a student with an infectious disease.
  7. Administer first aid in accordance with established first aid procedures.
  8. Serve as a health consultant and resource person for the classroom teacher conducting health-related classes when requested as well as teacher health classes.
  9. Advise on modification of the education program to meet health needs of the individual student through the Chapter 766 process.
  10. Assume authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered injury or emergency illness.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Administrator of Special Education and Student Support Services

This is a temporary position with limited benefits.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Westfield 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
<b>QUALIFICATIONS:</b> <ul> <li>Licensed Registered Nurse <li>CPR certified <li>Certified as School Nurse in Massachusetts preferred, but not required. </ul>
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Debra Ecker, SPED Program Supervisor
    94 North Elm Street
    Suite 101
    Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
    Phone: 413-572-6556
    Email: debra.ecker@schoolsofwestfield.org