Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Full-Time

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

The individual in this position will be accountable for:

  • Planning, developing, and implementing school health management protocols and policies
  • Diagnosing, treating and managing acute and chronic diseases, while emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention
  • Providing pediatric and adolescent health care maintenance
  • Prescribing administering and managing medication program per MGL 105 CMR 210.000
  • Ordering and interpreting results of laboratory and diagnostic tests
  • Reviewing health forms at the beginning of the school year, as well documenting and managing health records on a continuous basis
  • Collaborating with the mental health staff to develop and manage interventions targeting academic outcomes for students with emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Communicating information to other healthcare providers, including collaboration with the school physician, as needed
  • Facilitating two or more weekly Wellness Education classes
  • Being available to students, families, faculty and staff as a resource in matters pertaining to health during and beyond the school day
  • Providing telephone triage in a rotation of after-hours and weekend coverage, including some holidays
  • Reviewing immunization status for all students to ensure compliance with MA. DPH regulations
  • Participating in care/case management committees

 

Clinical expertise in pediatrics, competence in supporting mental health conditions, and an ability to work with students, families, and a range of disciplines within the school and community are required.  Successful candidates must have: a current active Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner License in the state of Massachusetts; completed an accredited educational program for nurse practitioners; current AHA Basic Life Support Certification; a minimum of two-years experience in an ambulatory or school setting preferred.

Candidates must possess; excellent social, written and oral communication skills; strong crisis management skills; an ability to multi-task and consistently meet deadlines; the flexibility to manage multiple and, at times, competing priorities; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to genuinely connect with students ages 9-18 and their parents/guardians; the ability to address the developmental needs of female adolescents and young woman in an informed, compassionate manner; and the ability to be team oriented and collaborate with a variety of disciplines within the school and medical communities.

 

Dana Hall School

Wellesley, MA
Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
Girls