Founded in 1978 in Putney, VT, Greenwood School is the premier school for young men, grades 6 through 12, who have learning, attention and executive function challenges. Greenwood leverages its small size to deliver innovative research-based programs that empower students with the knowledge, talents, life skills and confidence they need for success, both socially and academically. At Greenwood students discover their unique strengths in a setting where quality education and character development are nurtured by a highly-supportive faculty who go beyond what is expected and deliver excellence, through experiential activities that put learning into a relevant context.
The health professional/nurse will be responsible to oversee all aspects of personal health and well-being for our boarding and day students. The nurse will bring a level of professionalism to the job and interface with the faculty on a daily basis.
Monday - Friday 7AM – 4PM; Saturday and Sunday: on call as needed.
Support the residential staff with morning wake ups: triage sick or injured students, dispense routine meds
Attend Breakfast and Lunch
Dispense meds at scheduled times either at the Health Office or at meals
Train and delegate residential faculty for med dispensation for other times as needed (in evenings and on weekends or when the nurse is away from campus)
Triage and care for sick students
Support the Director of Student Life in maintaining attendance records
Attend faculty, support team meetings regularly and residential life (dorm parent) meetings as needed
Support the residential staff in providing a safe and positive dorm experience
Prepare all medications for each week. This includes dispensing medication during the academic day and preparing medications to be dispensed during the evenings, weekends, and breaks
Coordinate with physicians, families and pharmacies to fill prescriptions as necessary
Coordinate with families; answer any questions re: insurance
Coordinate payments for prescriptions
Schedule and coordinate medical and orthodontist appointments
Accompany students as needed or arrange transportation to appointments
Weekend check-ins for medical needs and ER visits outside of normal hours as needed
Maintain required State of Vermont requirements for reporting and protocols
Communicate with physicians and families regarding medication changes. Document all medication changes
Maintain up to date Health records of students
Maintain Medication Administration Records
Budget and oversee ordering of medical supplies
Arrange for fall Flu Clinic for Greenwood faculty and staff
Maintain First Aid Kits throughout campus and on school vehicles
HEALTH SERVICES NURSING RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delegation protocol and training for all residential staff for medication and health office protocols and current student medical concerns. Arrange CPR training for faculty and staff
Coordinate healthcare insurance with international families
Greenwood School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or disability in its employment policies.
Salary: Open Type: Full Time – Faculty Category: Health Services Required Education: Associates Degree in Nursing or higher Licensed by the State of Vermont
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About The Greenwood School
The Greenwood School, located in Putney, VT, and founded in 1978, is a boarding and day school for middle and high school boys who have been diagnosed with: dyslexia; specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD); receptive language and/or expressive language deficits; executive functioning deficits; attentional difficulties (ADD or ADHD); disorders of written expression; dysgraphia; or speech and language needs. In fact, a combination of these learning disabilities / learning differences (LD) are often clustered together in most Greenwood students’ learning profiles. The Greenwood School believes that education and development is important in and out of the formal classroom, and that the residential portion of school life is fundamental in student development.