Westfield Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Special Services
Westfield Public Schools
Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 4172973 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 8, 2023 Starting Date: July 3, 2023

Job Description
The program runs from July 3rd to July 28th.
This position is for limited hours per week.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing previous Westfield Public School Summer Program experience.

One position is located at Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center. One position is located at Westfield Intermediate School.

The School Nurse will:
  1. Schedule and is present at all school health services, including all physical examinations, all immunization clinics, vision and hearing checks and scoliosis checks.
  2. Maintain up-to-date health records.
  3. Assume responsibility for informing faculty and staff of those students with special health problems, i.e. allergic bee sting, diabetic, heart, petit mal, etc.
  4. Interprets the health status of a pupil to him/her, the parents, and school personnel without breaching confidentiality.
  5. Observes students on a regular basis to determine health needs.
  6. Authorize the exclusion and/or re-admission of a student with contagious or infectious diseases.
  7. Administer first said in accordance with established first aid procedures.
  8. Assist principal in establishing sanitary conditions within the school.
  9. Serve as a health consultant and resource person for the classroom teacher conducting health-related classes when requested as well as teacher health classes.
  10. Contact and visit homes of children referred by principal where health related counseling is required.
  11. Maintain adequate first aid supplies in each school.
  12. Advise on modification of the educational program to meet health needs of the individual student through the Chapter 766 process.
  13. Assume authority, in the absence of a physician, for the care of a student or staff member who has suffered injury or emergency illness.
  14. Attend committee meetings and conferences regarding health service and health curriculum.
  15. Participate in in-service training programs.
  16. Prepare and submit reports for the Superintendent of Schools as required.
  17. Make formal referrals to specialists when appropriate and conduct follow-up of the referrals.
  18. Work with community agencies when necessary.
  19. Assist in the formation of health policies, goals and objectives of the school department.
  20. Will be trained to do vision and hearing screening with the proper use of equipment.
  21. Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
This position subject to funding.

Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 2
Salary: $36 Per Hour

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
Qualifications: <ul><li>Licensed Registered Nurse. <li>Licensed as a School Nurse with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. <li>CPR certified.</ul>

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

Contact Information
Jonathan Scagel
35 White Street
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
Phone: 413-572-6422
Fax: 413-572-6540
Email: jonathan.scagel@schoolsofwestfield.org