SCHOOL NURSE - RINDGE MEMORIAL SCHOOL

Rindge Memorial School ( learn more )

Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District

Rindge, New Hampshire ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896950
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 22, 2022

THIS JOB POSTING IS PENDING APPROVAL

Job Description

The School Nurse strengthens and facilitates the educational process by modifying or removing health
related barriers to learning in individual students and promoting the optimal level of wellness for students.
The nurse assumes responsibility for appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation,
management, and/or referral activities; serves as the direct link between physicians, families, and
community agencies to assure access and continuity of health care for students; provides relevant
instruction, counseling and guidance to students, parents, staff and others concerning health related issues;
upholds professional standards, the Nurse Practice Act, and other state and local statutes and regulations
applicable to nursing practice; and adheres to District policies and administrative guidelines.
? Openly communicate with building administrators and teachers.
? Conduct health screenings – vision, hearing, dental, height, weight, scoliosis, BP, and others as
required.
? Evaluate and assess health needs of students.
? Provide health counseling for chronic illness, nutrition, disease prevention, and positive lifestyles.

? Evaluate and monitor communicable disease and nuisance diseases.
? Implement and monitor student’s compliance with state immunization laws.
? Provide emergency first aide to students and staff.
? Maintain accurate records on daily care and medications given at school.
? Act as resource for and interpret medical information to school faculty and staff.
? Recommend and assist to implement modifications of school programs to meet student’s health needs.
? Maintain, evaluate and interpret cumulative health data and records.
? Participate as health specialist on teams to determine any health or developmental interference with
learning; collaborate in the writing and monitoring of the health component of the Individualized
Education Program and 504 Plans.
? Act as a liaison between home and school regarding health concerns, including home visits as needed,
taking health histories and assessing long-term illnesses.
? Participate in parent-nurse and parent-teacher conferences as needed.
? Provide information for community resources.
? Make referrals to appropriate medical personnel or community agency; follow up on referrals to assure
that care or correction is obtained.
? Serve as liaison for recording and reporting child abuse to Child Protective Services.
? Assist teachers with health-related classroom presentations (dental, safety, growth and development at
puberty, etc.).
? Provide individual health education in interactions with students.
? Make recommendations to school administrators on health and emergency policies to promote a
healthy and safe school environment.
? Provide information to parents regarding child growth and development, health needs of children, and
parenting skills.
? Implement school dental program and any other special school health services programs.
? Contribute directly to school health education program by developing and implementing health
curriculum with the classroom teacher.
? Serve on health curriculum development committees.
? Coordinate school and community health activities and educational programs.
? Provide teacher/staff in-service education on health related topics.
? Serve on school Crisis Team.
? Write, update and manage health care plans.
? Write, update and manage emergency care plans.
? Share pertinent health information as appropriate with building staff for student safety.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > School Nurse
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    We at the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District are seeking innovative and creative educators to join in the transformation of our schools. Successful candidates understand that collaboration, effective communication, meaningful relationships, and community connections are a must within a student-focused system. Applicants must be motivated individuals with a keen interest in inspiring and empowering students to excel and love learning. We are looking for candidates who:

    • Embrace personalized, competency-based education
    • Engage in innovative, creative thinking
    • Collaborate within a relationship-oriented culture
    • Take responsible risks
    • Are proactive in communication with family and the community
    • Are eager to grow as a professional
    • Embrace and contribute to transformative change
    • Give and accept relevant and timely feedback
    • Understand instructional design
    • Have a sense of humor

    Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • BSN with minimum of 3 years pediatric experience.

      Employment start date is labeled at August 22, 2022, but there may be some flexibility.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Nicola Fraley , Assistant Principal
    • 18 School Street
    • Jaffrey, New Hampshire 03452
    • Phone: 603-532-8355
    • Fax: 603-532-4091
    • Email: click here

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