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Substitute Nurse

Maimonides School, a Modern Orthodox day school in Brookline, Massachusetts, is seeking an experienced substitute school nurse to provide care when needed to augment staffing.

School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that is accountable for the well-being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaption, self-management, self-advocacy and learning.

Duties include but are not limited to:
• Provide direct nursing care to students and staff; assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, management and referral as indicated. Provide medically prescribed interventions, which includes medications administration and nursing procedures.
• Implement and record required screening programs; notify parents when further medical evaluation is indicated.
• Prepare and maintain student health records, including current immunizations as mandated by state regulations. Create Individual Health Care Plans for students with health care concerns.
• Administer daily and PRN (as needed) medications and nursing care procedures prescribed by the student's physician.
• Collaborate with staff in development of IEP’s as indicated.
• Initiate emergency procedures for students and staff as needed.
• Utilize written and EHR (Electronic Health Record) to document student health history and ongoing health issues and nursing interventions.

Required Qualifications:
• Must have a valid license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c. 71, s. 53).
• Hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a college or university program in nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing.
• Maintain certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation from a recognized provider (i.e. American Red Cross, American Heart) and certification in First Aid.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in nursing, preferably in pediatrics or public health.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated experience supporting students with complex healthcare and/or psychological needs.
• DESI certification.
• Master’s Degree in Nursing.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Duration part-time
Ad Posted On 2021-09-10
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Ad is posted for 90 days
Categories Other
Focus Education & Schools, Medical
Organization Name Maimonides School
Job Location 34 Philbrick Road
Brookline, Massachusetts
United States
Application Instructions
Please send your résumé to Betty Gladstein, Director of Health Services, at [email protected]
[email protected]

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