Léman Manhattan Preparatory School seeks a Nurse for the Residential Life program for the 2017-2018 School Year!
The Residential Life Program at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is one of the only high school boarding programs in New York City, attracting a talented pool of students from around the world. Léman Manhattan is now seeking a LPN, or Registered Nurse (RN) for its Residential Life Program for the 2017-18 school year.
This position involves overseeing all tasks related to boarding students’ health and wellness. The Boarding Program Nurse is responsible for creating a safe and nurturing environment while ensuring that all students’ medical needs and state requirements are met.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Management of Student Illness
Assess all student complaints and apply the necessary nursing interventions
Collaborate with Residential Medical Director to create and carry out student care plans, including scheduling of specialist doctor’s appointments, medication management, and follow-up care
Communication with parents, guardians, School Nurse, and House Parents regarding management of care
Oversee immunization program to ensure all New York State requirements are met
Assist in ensuring that the Residential Life Boarding program is a safe environment and promotes healthy behaviors
Monitor for outbreaks such as pink-eye, strep throat, meningitis, MRSA, and other communicable diseases
All students with communicable illnesses are isolated as possible and every effort is made to ensure spread of illness to other students
While working, responsible for management of all medical emergencies
Policies and Procedures
Collaborate with school leadership to create policies and procedures for Residential Life regarding management of medical issues, communicable diseases, medical communication, and health and wellness initiatives and assuring that all practices are appropriate according to NYS law
Oversee medical supplies and order as necessary
Ensure that all medications and supplies are not expired
Document medical assessments using the appropriate platform
Complete insurance paperwork and ensure efficient processing of claims
Use the Boardingware student management application to conduct student checkouts on a periodic basis
Oversee Residential Wellness Program
Create educational materials and programming to support the development of healthy behaviors while students learn to live independently in a residential environment
Assist with other aspects of the Residential Life Program based on individual strengths and interests
Provide tours of the dormitory to prospective families and students
Hours for the position are 8:00am – 4:30pm on weekdays. This position reports to the Director of Residential Life.
LPN, or Registered Nursing (RN) degree from an accredited nursing school
Minimum 3 year working in a school, university, or residential setting
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to delegate tasks to non-medical Residential Life Staff members
Willingness to work some holidays
Experience working with English language learning (ELL) students
Proficiency in a second language is a plus
Experience working with adolescents
Experience in case management
Ability to work independently
Passion for working with international high school students
Willingness to be part of a new and growing program
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to o...ffer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outskirts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.