School Nurse

Staff / Part-Time

The Newman School, Boston, MA

School Nurse (Part-Time)

Reports to: Dean of Students 

 

The Newman School seeks a part-time School Nurse for the 2022-2023 school year. The School Nurse reports to the Dean of Students, and manages the school health program. The part-time schedule is for approximately 15-20 hours.

  • Provide nursing care to students with acute, chronic, and emergent health care needs based on the student’s condition. Consults with outside health professionals as needed. 
  • Conducts formal and informal evaluations of medical conditions and develops accurate medical summaries on students.
  • Maintain confidential records of immunizations, medication administration, insurance, health findings, and other relevant health data in the Student Information System.
  • Administer prescribed and over-the-counter medications in accordance with school policy.
  • Communicate regularly with families regarding specific health issues.
  • Review and monitor all student specific health action plans.
  • Collaborate with the Athletic Director in the ongoing treatment and support of injured student-athletes.
  • Provide individual and group education related to condition-specific child and adolescent health issues in collaboration with School Counselor and Student Life offices. 
  • Plays a role as a member of the school safety team. 
  • Performs vision, hearing, scoliosis, dental, and other health related screening 
  • Develops and maintains contacts with medical persons or facilities who might provide direct service or consultation.
  • Participates in team meetings of students when medical input, interpretation, or consultation is needed.
  • Conducts formal workshops and/or informal training for staff as appropriate.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and three years of experience
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Current CPR certification
  • Possess a strong clinical background in pediatric and adolescent health care, and knowledge regarding public health laws and regulations that are specific to school health in Massachusetts
  • Desire to work in an independent school community
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community

The Newman School

Boston, MA
High School
Day
All Gender