The Madeira School seeks a Director of Nursing for its Health and Wellness Center. The successful candidate will be able to integrate knowledge, skills and clinical experience to meet the needs of the boarding and day communities, summer programs and the faculty/staff community. The Director of Nursing handles the overall management of the Health and Wellness Center including staffing, scheduling, budgeting, records management, appointments and communication.
Integrating knowledge, technical skill, clinical experience, and management skills to assure that the needs of the students, their families, and the community are met
Ensuring safe therapeutic care is delivered in a holistic and systematic way to the Madeira community
Working closely with the contracted pediatric and orthopedic groups in developing standards and guidelines for the delivery of care
Monitoring the compliance of school health programs with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.
Teaching health and wellness topics to students as a member of the Student Life Department; providing individual and community health education
Participating in both the Dean of Students Team and the Health and Retention Committee
Working in cooperation with the Dean of Students and Director of Counseling in addressing specific concerns and in planning and implementing community life curriculum for each grade level
Developing and documenting Health and Wellness policies and procedures, working to streamline and increase efficiencies
Managing student health forms and records; data system management
Working closely with the Athletics Department and the Athletic Trainer to build and develop interdepartmental relationships; acting as a liaison between the dorm faculty and the Health and Wellness Center
Developing, implementing and maintaining concussion protocol in conjunction with the Athletic Trainer
Communicating courteously and effectively; working cooperatively; demonstrating respect and understanding of others
Providing direction and guidance to staff members regarding clinical practice as well as keeping current with emerging health related topics/practices and applying current nursing research and theory to daily practice to meet the needs of the students and community
Ensuring appropriate department communication so that appropriate information is provided to other shifts
Ensuring equipment and supplies are adequate, clean, neat and safe
Maintaining confidential records and tracking information in data systems
Participating as an on-call rotation Nurse for weeknight and weekend duty; coming to campus as needed
Accompanying and transporting a student to the hospital and/or doctor as needed
Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia or multi-state privilege required; Nurse Practitioner preferred
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required; Master’s degree preferred
5-10 years supervisory/management experience required
5-10 years pediatric/adolescent nursing experience required; experience in triage and assessment required
Strong interpersonal, written, oral communication, analytical, and organizational skills
Ability to work with multiple constituencies (students, parents, faculty, staff and community members)
Ability to work independently, but also team oriented and able to make independent decisions and solve practical problems with a variety of variables
Willingness & ability to work flexible work schedule, including occasional evenings & select weekends
Ability to be understanding, caring and sympathetic to the needs of adolescent girls and their families
Strong proficiency with data management systems, data collections and basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, email) willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed; knowledge of Magnus Health a plus
Appreciation of and commitment to boarding and single sex education, diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
The physical demands of this job include; occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant finger dexterity. This job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury/illness.
Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.
Founded in 1906, The Madeira School is one of the nations’ top secondary schools for girls. Located just outside Washington DC, Madeira enrolls approximately 315 boarding and daygirls in grades 9-12. The school has a long tradition of rigorous academics and one of the country’s oldest Experiential Learning programs, currently known as Co-Curriculum.
As an all-girls college preparatory boarding ...and day school, The Madeira School is dedicated to providing girls with a top-notch education and the skills to lead lives of their own making. At Madeira, you will find an extraordinary faculty that engage and challenge the minds of our students.
Lucy Madeira founded her school with the belief that it is our duty and privilege to help young women to understand their changing world and to have the confidence to live lives of their own making, their own passions, their own dreams.
Launching women who change the world.
Leading innovation in girls’ education.
Our Strategic Goals:
Make Madeira the 21st century leader in girls’ education.
Bring the world to Madeira and Madeira to the world?
Advance our inclusive culture that flourishes in diversity.
Protect and enhance Madeira’s environment and facilities.
Assure Madeira’s financial sustainability.