Position Purpose:Provide medical care and services to upper school students according to physician prescribed medical care and treatment orders and using established procedures and protocols.
Establishes, reviews and maintains medical and health services programs for the school.
Provides medical care and services to upper school students according to physician prescribed medical care and treatment orders. Creates and maintains documentation of all treatment and medical services activity.
Reviews yearly with upper school faculty those students with severe health issues, including those students with epipens. Epipen administration is taught/reviewed with all upper school faculty/staff at the beginning of the school year.
Maintains upper school student immunization and other medical records, which includes gathering records over the summer.
Follows confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations.
Confers with students, parents and teachers regarding medical treatment; follows confidentiality policies and regulations.
Coordinates with local health agencies and medical treatment facilities as necessary.
Monitors, provides assistance, and administers insulin to diabetics, as required. Provides other treatment as necessary.
Responds to emergency medical situations; performs first aid as needed; coordinates with local emergency personnel and agencies as required. Helps to create and follow proper emergency procedures and protocol for student health emergencies on the Willow Grove Campus.
Administers the school’s Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Policy and Plan; provides training and keeps records as required.
Maintains inventory of supplies and materials needed in the nurse’s office; develops and monitors procedures for maintaining adequate supplies in all school first aid kits.
Follows required cleaning and sanitization procedures.
Responsible for checking absentees in upper school and uploading accurate information into the computer on a daily basis.
Certified and Licensed Registered Nurse (RN).
State licensing requirements must be met and maintained.
Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, and internet applications.
Ability to use basic office equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents in a school environment.
Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members with a continuous focus on healthy relationship building.
Minimum high school diploma; bachelor’s degree preferred and a minimum of three years experience in a similar position preferred.
Interested candidates, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
SCH Academy is an inclusive community on a mission to inspire unbounded curiosity and independent thought in every one of our students. In a unique educational environment that extends well beyond campus, we nurture students’ knowledge of themselves and the world, expanding their full academic and personal potential while preparing them to lead lives characterized by thoughtfulness, integrity, and a quest to effect positive change.