ON CALL SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL NURSE
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District
Wenham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3457712 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 1, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately
Updated: May 31, 2022

Job Description
The Substitute Nurse will be responsible for direct and indirect care given to students in compliance with school district policies, professional standards of practice, physician’s orders, and the Individual Health Plan.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
As a school nurse substitute, you will be expected to fulfill the responsibilities of the building’s school nurse as assigned. The usual responsibilities are listed below. This is not an exhaustive list and other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Health Care Activities:

• Supports COVID-19 Pooled Testing initiative, including the collection of specimens
• Conducts COVID-Facing care on students and staff experiencing symptoms with COVID-19.
• Care for sick and injured students and faculty, dismiss ill or injured students as appropriate.
•Promotes and protects the optimal health status of school-age children
•Provides health assessments and obtains a health history
•Observes the child for development and health patterns in making nursing assessment
•Identifies abnormal health findings
•Develops and implements a student health plan
•Interprets the health status of students to parents and school personnel
•Initiates referral to parents, school personnel or community health resources for intervention, remediation and follow through
•Provides ongoing health counseling with students, parents, school personnel or health agencies
•Utilizes existing health resources to provide appropriate care of students
•Promotes and assists in the control of communicable diseases

Position Type: Part-time

Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate in its programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Job Requirements
Qualifications and Requirements
Education/Experience:
•Qualified to practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of MA and holds an unrestricted license
•Certified in CPR or BLS
•Minimum of one (1) year experience in public health nursing, community health nursing, school health nursing or pediatric nursing preferred
Knowledge of:
•Principles and practices underlying professional nursing
•Principles and practices underlying the special field of school health
•Current trends in nursing and of literature in the fields of school health
•Organization and administration of other cooperating agencies
•State and local laws relating to health and social issues
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Contact Information
    Lea Tabenkin, School Nurse
    775 Bay Road
    Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982
    Phone: 978-468-0400
    Fax: 978-468-0241
    Email: l.tabenkin@hwschools.net
    Learn more online at http://www.SchoolSpring.com/job?3457712