Jan 13, 2024

School Nurse, Per Diem SY23-24

  • TrulyHired
  • Foxborough, MA, USA
Part-time School Support

Job Description

Foxborough Regional Charter School is committed to creating a work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

District / School Overview

One of the exciting aspects of working here is our student diversity. Drawing 1,700 students from our large geographic region, we bring students and families from various backgrounds, ethnicities, and experiences into three vibrant school communities (Elementary, Middle & High School). Our families speak over 20 languages and live in more than 20 sending districts. With diversity as one of our greatest strengths, it drives positive student learning and life at our school. At FRCS we have a commitment to equity and inclusion and we have made a commitment to hire and retain a diverse staff and employees who are committed to antiracist curriculum and ideals.

Job Summary:

The School Nurse provides skilled nursing care and management of the special needs of students as well as medication administration. Immunization surveillance and routine health screenings are conducted annually. Routine emergency care is provided for students and staff. If necessary, students are referred to their primary health care provider for an evaluation. For students with complex medical needs, the school nurse may act as a liaison for the school, home and outside medical facilities. The school nurse promotes student wellness and assists in maintaining a healthy school environment.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides emergency medical care to students.
  • Administers and/or supervises the administration of prescription medication to students.
  • Counsels and/or educates students in small groups or as individuals concerning medical issues.
  • Conducts formal and informal evaluations of medical conditions and develops accurate medical summaries on students.
  • Monitors and assesses compliance with immunization standards as per DPH regulations.
  • Performs vision, hearing, scoliosis, dental, and other health related screening as required by DPH health services.
  • Develops and maintains contacts with medical persons or facilities who might provide direct service or consultation.
  • Participates in Service Team Meetings of students when medical input, interpretation, or consultation is needed.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate record keeping and reporting formats and procedures.
  • Conducts formal workshops and/or informal training for staff as appropriate.
  • Maintains adequate and updated health records.
  • Serves as medical representative to evaluations and re-evaluations, obtains and interprets medical evaluation at these meetings.
General Expectations:
  • Manage oneself by being organized, prepared, and punctual
  • Manage resources, meet deadlines, follow through on commitments
  • Act in ways that directly support the mission and vision of FRCS
  • Learn and grow as a professional
  • Use clear verbal and written communication and active listening skills
  • Develop and maintain rapport and effective relationships with young children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation and professional conduct
  • Contribute to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility in team discussions, activities, and decision-making
Qualifications- Required:.
  • Massachusetts license as a Registered Nurse.
  • MA State Dept. of Education School Nurse License (All Levels).
  • CPR & First Aid Certification.
  • Experience working with children and adolescents in public school/agency/human services setting.
  • Candidates are subject to background checks including CORI Clearance and Fingerprinting.
  • Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.
Qualifications-Preferred:
  • MA State Dept. of Education School Nurse License (All Levels).
  • Experience working in an urban school district
  • FRCS values linguistic diversity. Candidates who speak an additional language are highly valued in our community

Apply Now