School Nurse

Location: New York, NY

Salary: Commensurate with experience

A New York City school is seeking an RN to join them for the upcoming 2019 – 2020 school year. The RN in this position will work with students from age 4 through 12, promoting a healthy and safe school environment. This is a full-time position starting in September and will run through the entire school year, possibly into the summer. The RN will also use clinical knowledge and judgment to provide healthcare to all students and staff, perform health screenings, and will coordinate with families and school personnel regarding education and support for students’ needs. We will also consider part-time and per-diem nurses and have positions available throughout all of the boroughs within this large non-profit network.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
  • Serve as a consultant with other school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors
  • Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings
  • Monitor immunizations, managing communicable diseases, and assess the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
  • Oversee infection control measures
  • Actively participate in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
  • Oversee medication administration, health care procedures, and development of care plans
  • Oversee vision, hearing, body mass index, and mental health screening procedures
  • Make decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
  • Assist families with locating outside care as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree from Accredited Nursing program
  • New York Registered Nurse license
  • Previous pediatric experience preferred