Purpose/Goals: To advance the mission of the School and department. The School’s mission is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential. This position will assist students in maintaining optimal health for effective learning.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a certified and licensed registered nurse. State licensing requirements must be met and maintained annually. Computer competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, internet applications and database management. Ability to communicate successfully with all constituents in a school environment, including students, faculty and parents. Adhere to strict confidentiality with all student and employee medical information.
Establish, review and maintain school medical and health policies and procedures.
Provide first-aid, medical care and services to students according to physician prescribed care and treatment orders. Create and maintain documentation of medical treatment plans, treatments performed, and all other medical services provided.
Maintain student immunization and other medical records. Follow confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations.
Confer with students, parents and faculty regarding medical treatment and student health, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
Coordinate with local health agencies and medical treatment facilities as necessary.
Respond to emergency medical situations; perform first aid and/or emergency treatments as indicated; coordinate with local emergency personnel and agencies as required.
Manage non-medical personnel who may also provide services in the school clinic.
Teach First Aid/CPR/AED classes to employees.
Administer Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure Control Policy; provide staff training.
Provide annual employee training on Diabetes, Asthma, Allergic Reactions, Seizures, etc.
Provide dining service personnel with accurate detailed information on individual student and employee food allergies and intolerances. Liaison with parents and dining service personnel as necessary.
Maintain inventory of supplies and materials needed in the clinic and elsewhere on campus.
Ensure required infirmary cleaning and sanitization procedures are followed.
Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Director of Finance or Head of School.
Students, parents, faculty, staff, administration, and vendors
Requirements: Must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. Able to read and interpret documents and to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate both written and oral information clearly and effectively and interact with all personality types and levels of management. Ability to work effectively as part of an institutional and management team. Able to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form. Able to establish priorities. Tasks involve the regular and at times sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of walking, climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling 20-50 pound objects and materials. May be required to lift or move an injured or sick person. May be accidentally exposed to blood and body fluids and pathological substances. Work environment is a traditional climate controlled office with average noise levels. Will be required to file in both low and high file drawers.
Salary will be commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.
Interested candidates should send their resume with cover letter and current, professional reference list to Michele Santa Maria, Human Resources Director:
The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.