The Hun School of Princeton seeks School per diem day, evening and/or weekend Nurses. The positions are part-time during the academic year – day, evening and weekend scheduled days to be determined mutually.
The per-diem School Nurses report to the Director of Health Services and is responsible for personally providing exceptional medical care to our students.
Provide nursing care to an adolescent school population that is based on standards of professional nursing practice that includes the ability to complete comprehensive physical and psycho-social assessments to determine appropriate nursing intervention based on standing medical orders and Clinical protocol;
Administer holistic patient care including but not limited to routine emergent care for illness and injuries arising at school;
Diagnose and treat acute illnesses and injuries and if necessary coordinate appropriate arrangements for treatment with a physician, specialist or at an area hospital;
Communicate directly with director of health services, parents/guardians concerning care, treatment, or screening defects and health issues, including recommending appropriate follow-up;
Be available for students providing services when necessary;
Administration of prescription medications as authorized by parents and physicians, while observing for effectiveness, and monitoring for adverse side effects;
Follow protocols that provide for crisis intervention for acute illnesses, injuries, and emotional disturbances;
Treat all students, parents, and other members of the School community with kindness and respect, recognizing that this position is typically dealing with stressful and concerning situations;
Display the highest ethical and professional behavior.
Systematic collection, communication, and documentation of data pertaining to health status and nursing needs of students;
Complete and submit all medical forms and reports, including student accident reports, in a timely manner;
Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing information within legal confines;
Participate in health education and disease prevention programs of the Health Center;
Understand and follow established procedures for sanitation and hygiene in handling of body fluids, bloodborne pathogens according to OSHA guidelines, and the disposal of medical waste; and ensure staff understands, is trained, and follows the established procedures;
Immediately notify appropriate personnel of any evidence of student endangerment, including from substance abuse, child abuse, neglect, severe medical conditions or potential self-destructive behavior.
Per-diem weekday office hours: day Monday – Friday 7:30am to 3pm, evenings 3pm to 11pm – flexible schedule available Monday-Thursday 1-2 days per week during the academic year;
Per-diem weekend on-call coverage available during the academic year – flexible schedule;
Plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including utilization of appropriate judgment;
Ability to prioritize and effectively manage diverse tasks, multitasking in a fast-paced sometimes stressful environment;
Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, which may be altered or redesigned as necessary.
Required and Preferred Qualifications:
RN Licensed in the State of New Jersey;
Prior experience working in a School environment a plus;
Current CPR certification;
Prior experience in an emergency or critical care environment a plus.
Must be detailed oriented, thorough and accurate;
A collaborative, trust-based work style;
Must possess good judgment, tact, sensitivity, and discretion in the handling of confidential information, materials and situations;
Personal qualities including resilience, approachability, and kindness;
Must possess good social skills and ability to interact and work with a diverse school community including faculty and staff, students, guardians, and parents.
The working environment is an office and school environment on a hilly 45-acre campus in Princeton, New Jersey. The abilities to occasionally lift files and storage boxes, walk up and down stairs, attend meetings in varying locations throughout campus, and continually use computers and related office equipment are required. Not all buildings on campus have elevators. All employees must be fingerprinted and pass a full criminal history background check.
The Hun School of Princeton, an independent, coeducational boarding and day school, with a diverse student body of 640 in grades 6-PG, is distinguished by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum, broad extracurricular programs, supportive faculty, and a happy and kind community spirit.
Interested candidates should forward their letter of interest and resume to The Hun School of Princeton, Attn: Celeste Dirk, Director of HR, 176 Edgerstoune Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, or email to email@example.com.
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational boarding/day school enrolling a diverse student body of 630 in grades 6-PG. It is defined by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum; broad extracurricular programs; supportive faculty who know and care for their students; and a happy, kind, respectful spirit.