Perkiomen School, a day and boarding school grades 6-12, in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time resident head nurse. The nurse will be responsible for supervising the Health and Wellness Center by serving and administering the school policy and procedures. This position will report to the Assistant Headmaster for Student Life. The nurse works three days per week and every other weekend. Housing and meals provided.
Maintains and prepares all charts and records
Runs daily clinics and assess students as they present themselves to the nurse
Schedules appointments with doctors as needed
Administers prescribed medication to students
Documents all visits to the Health Center
Work with Athletic Trainer with injuries and appointments
Communicates medical issues to parents
Works with faculty and staff assisting with any student concerns
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing preferred; National Board Certification as Registered Nurse is required
Experience with a diverse student population, preferably in a school setting
Discretion, respect, and ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to tactfully handle inquires for parents, faculty, staff, and medical professionals
Demonstrate knowledge in emergency medical procedures, decision making, alcohol and drug prevention
Independent, coeducational boarding and day school grades 6-12 with boarding in grades 7-12. Located in Greater Philadelphia (Montgomery County) with easy access to the Lehigh Valley and the New York metropolitan area.