School Nurse

Part-Time

Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA

Salary Range:$35.0000 Hourly Onwards

Walnut Hill School for the Arts seeks a warm and experienced Part-Time Nurse to join the Health Services team on a per diem basis. The ideal candidate will be a licensed Massachusetts RN with pediatric, emergency room, public health or other relevant nursing experience. Must be certified in First Aid and CPR/AED.

Job responsibilities include first aid, assessment and treatment of illness and injury, medication administration, triage, emergency response, and electronic medical documentation. Must possess strong communication and decision-making skills. This is a part-time, hourly position with a shift differential rate for weekends.

Schedule:

Schedule will be as needed and determined in consultation with the Director of Health Services and School Administration. Day, evening, and weekend hours available.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care and case manage students with acute or chronic medical issues in collaboration with their parents, providers and other involved school personnel;
  • Provide first aid assessment, triage, and treatment of illness and injury and provide emergency response on campus as needed;
  • Facilitate care and assessment in dorms as needed;
  • Monitor medication administration and management;
  • Utilize electronic medical documentation process;
  • Collaborate with the Health Services Administrative Assistant and the Facilities department to schedule and arrange transportation to medical appointments;
  • Assist Director of Health Services with registration and medical forms, paper and electronic documentation and processing as needed; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • CPR/First aid certification required;
  • Bachelor’s in Nursing preferred; current Massachusetts RN license required;
  • 3+ years of nursing experience; school or camp experience a plus;
  • Experience in adolescent health, pediatric medical and/or psychiatry preferred;
  • Possess excellent decision-making skills; ability to quickly and competently assess medical situations and escalate as needed;
  • Ability to respond quickly and calmly to emergencies across campus including on School grounds and in buildings;
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a safe, brave, and inclusive community;
  • Possess cultural competence in working with diverse populations and commitment to learning about and practicing anti-racist work;
  • Experience with or interest in working with international students and families;
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics and flexibility; commitment to handling highly sensitive information with discretion and high standards of confidentiality;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions;
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to changes in policy, procedures, and react to situations in a calm and confident manner;
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and applications including Microsoft Office and Google Apps;
  • COVID-19 vaccine and booster or valid exemption required; and
  • Demonstrated history of reliability and consistent timeliness and punctuality.

About us:

Walnut Hill School for the Arts, located in Natick, Massachusetts and 20 minutes from Boston, is an independent boarding and day high school offering a transformational educational experience designed for student artists in grades 9–post graduate. Walnut Hill combines a comprehensive college-preparatory academic curriculum with intensive, pre-professional artistic training in theatre, dance, music, visual art, and writing, film & media arts. Walnut Hill is committed to creating and enhancing an inclusive environment, and welcoming and celebrating a wide range of cultural, artistic, and educational backgrounds that compliments and supports our diverse community.

Commitment to the school’s Core Values, of Community, Growth, Excellence, Creativity, and Respect are imperative to the success of all Walnut Hill faculty, staff, and administration members. All Walnut Hill faculty/staff are active and engaged members of the school community who are committed to collaborating and growing in their field, participating in school events, supporting students in their arts, supporting other faculty/staff members, and who have the ability to self-reflect on their own practice.  

Physical Demands

Physical demands include dexterity for office machine and supply operation including but not limited to writing, using electronic devices, computer, phone, copy/fax machine, and printers. Dexterity and strength to use medical equipment, administer first aid/CPR, and respond to situations across campus. Walking, stooping, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, ascending/descending stairs, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time are common. Proper use of applicable personal protective equipment (PPE) is required.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter through the Walnut Hill School for the Arts online Career Center.

Note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of state and federal background checks. Walnut Hill does not provide visa sponsorship

Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Natick, MA
High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender