Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart has an immediate opening for a PS-12 School Nurse, this is a full-time position.
Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, New Jersey, an independent, Catholic all-girls PS-12 Sacred Heart School is searching for a School Nurse. An equal opportunity employer, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart seeks candidates who will demonstrate skills in cross-cultural teaching and leadership practices, and a dedication to working in a diverse community.
The school seeks candidates who can:
Communicate effectively with diverse populations.
Create an inclusive classroom/work environment.
Use multicultural teaching/leadership methods, materials and resources, that reflect multiple perspectives.
Engage in professional development opportunities to further develop inclusive teaching and leadership practices.
The School Nurse coordinates a school health program including the delivery of services to students in order to enhance health and wellness in an Independent School community. Decisions made by this employee require discretionary judgment and analysis. Duties will be performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice.
Administers basic health care for the purpose of providing appropriate care for ill, medically fragile and/or injured children. Creates and maintains documentation of all treatment and medical services activity.
Confers with students, parents, and teachers regarding medical and referral treatment following confidentiality policies and regulations.
Preps faculty to take students on field trips, providing appropriate training in the event that medical attention is needed (i.e. allergies, head injuries)
Coordinates with local health agencies and medical treatment facilities as necessary.
Provides other treatment as necessary.
Administers the School's Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure Control Policy and Plan; provides ongoing training and keeps records as required.
Maintains inventory of supplies and material as needed in the nurse’s office; develops and monitors procedures for maintaining adequate supplies in all school first aid kits.
Establishes and maintains medical and health services programs for the school.
Maintains state-mandated student health forms.
Assists in the design of and teaches student health and sex education classes, as needed.
Responsible for all AEDs
Interested applicants please send a cover letter that addresses your ability to fulfill the above job qualifications, and a resume to email@example.com.
Certified and Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in NJ
Certified in: CPR , first aid and AED’s
State licensing requirements must be met and maintained(i.e. child abuse & infection control)
Exceptional customer service skills
Flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced setting
Use a computer and various software applications
Ability to use basic office equipment
Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with all constituents
Considerable knowledge of medical disorders and treatment
Considerable knowledge of child growth and development
Working knowledge of public health issues and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social services agencies
Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services
Ability to coordinate and facilitate services between the school, local health agency, and other community resources
Demonstrate a genuine interest in the student population and its health needs
Previous School Nurse experience preferred.
Experience working in and Independent School environment preferred