Job Goal: The Nurse is responsible for all issues relating to the health and welfare of the students during their attendance at the school. Serves as a liaison to parents on health and wellness issues and provides education/training on health issues to students, staff & families.
Education and Experience
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Current First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification
Minimum of two years’ professional nursing experience, preferably in a school or pediatric setting
Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of children’s intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development
Highly motivated with outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal skills
Ability to create and maintain an environment conducive to learning
Demonstrates sensitivity, good judgment and confidentiality in working with students and parents
Strong organizational skills
The nurse is responsible for all issues relating to the health and well-being of Browne Academy students and staff during their attendance at the school. These include, but are not limited to:
Assists the Head of School and Administrative team with the development and maintenance of school health policies.
Provides nursing care to ill or injured students or staff during the school day.
Provides health information and in-service programs on health topics including blood borne pathogens to faculty and staff.
Provides health related classroom instruction.
Manages school health records in accordance with Virginia state and Department of Social Services regulations.
Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions.
Initiates contact with, and acts as a liaison between home, school, community health agencies and the private medical sector to enhance the health and wellness of the school community.
Maintains communication with administrators, teachers, staff, and school families to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the health and safety needs of the students.
Other projects and tasks as communicated by supervisor or Head of School.