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School Nurse Manager

Company: Gersh Autism
Location: Greenfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Health Center Nurse plans, directs, and coordinates all nursing and nursing care for students enrolled at Legacy by Gersh at Crotched Mountain School. This individual works in conjunction with the School Principal, teachers, and in cooperation with all other departments within the school.Nurse Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs, in accordance with physician's orders, necessary nursing treatments, including administration of medications for all day students attending Crotched Mountain School.
  • Assists in annual physical exams, including vision and tuberculin screening for all students attending Crotched Mountain School.
  • Provides for initial assessment of students' illnesses/injuries and notifies physician/case manager/parent or guardian as indicated.
  • May arrange for physician visits as indicated or directed.
  • Assist in on-going communication/consultation with students' home physicians to ensure coordination/continuity of care at all levels.
  • May consult with Case Managers, Residential, and/or Educational Staff regarding students' medical needs and condition, as appropriate.
  • Provides on-going medical education to students and their families, as well as to residential and educational staff.
  • Maintains health records for all day students attending Crotched Mountain School and to maintain strictest confidentiality regarding all students and families/guardians and their health records.
  • Assist in keeping parents/guardians informed of when a student's medication needs to be refilled.
  • Available during school hours to provide continuous observation and supportive care of an ill student(s) in the Nurse's Office.
  • Available to administer First Aid to any student in the school during school hours, as needed.
  • Lab work management and host to consulting phlebotomists.
  • Maintains weekly student weights and documentation in electronic health record.
  • Monitoring of diabetic students daily intake during school for medication management
  • Notifications through Daily School Nurse Report.
  • Advocate and protect clients' rights in accordance with current policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a mature and positive attitude when dealing with residents, staff, parents and/or guardians.
  • Work in a spirit of cooperation with all departments.
  • Respect clients' personal property.
  • May attend various school meetings, as deemed appropriate by the school Principal.
  • Must obtain safety care training within six (6) weeks of acceptance of the position.
  • Performs other duties as directed or required.
  • Completion of a physical every three years per child care licensing regulations.RequirementsNurse Manager Qualifications:
    • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire with at least two years of relevant nursing experience.
    • Supervisory experience.
    • Must maintain all licensing requirements including acquiring ongoing professional development through clinical education and training and as it relates to students with special needs and complex conditions. Ability to make informed decisions based on facts.Nurse Manager Working Conditions:
      • Location: Greenfield, NH
      • Must be able to work in inclement weather
      • Occasional before and after school work hours as heeded
      • Ability to stand/walk 50%-80% of each shift.
      • Ability to climb stairs as required up to 20% of shift
      • Monday- Friday
      • Physical requirements
      • Lifting/carrying of objects/items up to 50 pounds up to 20% of shiftBenefits
        • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
        • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
        • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
        • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
        • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
        • Short Term & Long Term Disability
        • Training & Development

Keywords: Gersh Autism, New England , School Nurse Manager, Healthcare , Greenfield, Northeast

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