School Nurse RN
Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center, Boston, MA
Mother Caroline Academy seeks a part time School Nurse for the 2023-2024 academic year. The school nurse will serve as the Medical Director of the Academy a couple days a week from approximately 7:30am-3:30pm. The school nurse will handle student health cases.
The School Nurse is required to have either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Applicants must also be licensed as a registered nurse (RN). Certification through either the state Department of Education or Department of Health may be necessary. In addition to any and all school situations, processes, and circumstances requiring medical attention, the school nurse will be the manager and main contact for all Covid-19 related protocol, procedures, and creation of school protocol guidelines to ensure a safe and healthy environment for students and staff.
Responsibilities for School Nurse
Perform all testing and implement guidelines for the Covid-19 pandemic in adherence to federal regulations around the Covid-19 pandemic
Order medical supplies (PPE) and set up a comprehensive nursing office which will be built in the near future
Monitor the building for Covid-19 regulatory equipment
Perform hearing, vision and other health screenings
Treat students and staff as needed and maintain medical records
Develop care plans for students with ongoing conditions
Consult with teachers, families, school administrators and other school staff regarding student care
Monitor and collect student immunization records to ensure complete medical history information for all students
Educate students and staff on health procedures
Conduct educational sessions on self-esteem, weight stigma, eating disorders and any other health topics affecting middle school aged students
Qualifications for School Nurse
Registered Nurse (RN) license
Knowledge of many areas of adolescent health including mental health
Knowledge of school laws and policies
Ability to work independently and with others
Ability to communicate well with others
Ability to assess situations and act quickly
Current CPR/AED certification
Knowledge of MA state health and US federal Covid-19 regulations
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
Daily 7:30 am-3:30 pm
Vacations and school closures generally follow Boston Public Schools.
How to Apply:
Please send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to:
Annmarie Quezada firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of School
Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center
After we receive your information, you will be contacted about next steps.