Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 midsize best workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 27% students of color, and 21% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.
The Lower School nurse is the on-campus health care provider for students in grades JK-5 and our on-site employee childcare program. The school nurse has access to online medical records and treatment plans if needed for all Lower School students and is expected to administer basic medical treatment for illness and injuries and medications including injections if needed. In addition, the school nurse is responsible, in conjunction with other school nurses and athletic trainers, for training faculty and employees in CPR and Medication Administration Training (MAT).
Candidates must be a registered nurse and should have previous experience working with children. In addition to possessing the requisite medical skills, candidates should be positive, nurturing people who enjoy working with children and collaborating with adults (both parents and staff.) Our vision for this position is that candidates will build upon the position responsibilities and develop new ways to enhance the health and wellbeing of the SSSAS community.
Daily Student Health
-respond to student accidents and injuries
-administer routine medications to students
-attend field trips if necessary
-order, maintain and track supplies for sick room/nurse's office
-collaborate with teachers to provide first aid supplies for classrooms
-perform routine medical procedures as ordered by students' health care providers
-facilitate family meetings regarding student health issues in collaboration with administrators and teachers
-train faculty on the use of epinephrine auto-injectors for students with serious allergies
-train employees in use of Magnus Health Mobile App
-conduct MAT/CPR training at different times throughout the year for faculty and staff
-work with counselors, athletic trainers, chaplains, administrators, dining services manager and others to create and implement a wellness program for both students and employees
-implement a system to track school wide illness and absences and identify illness trends
-monitor and develop a plan to respond to community-wide health issues, like influenza
-work among interdisciplinary Crisis Management Team to assure sound plan for medical emergency response
-review student health forms, respond to parent inquiries, and support parents in completing forms
-maintain food allergy list to disseminate to appropriate staff
-maintain tracking system for rescue and routine medications provided by parents/guardians; provide reminders for replacing expired medications
-compile medical action plans and notify Division Director, school counselor and teachers of any pertinent medical issues
-utilize Magnus Health electronic documentation system for recording information and communicating with parents throughout the school year
- utilize a school-wide electronic student accident report system
-complete Alexandria Health Department audits as necessary
-maintain list of student and reasons for opting out of full immunization requirements
-work with other divisions to track school wide illness and absences
-keep up to date on changes to school health policies from the Commonwealth of Virginia
-monitor actual expenses versus allowed budget
-maintain database of employee certifications (CPR, MAT, First Aid, etc) and expiration dates and schedule training as needed to enable employees to remain certified
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Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School (a JK-12 co-ed Episcopal day school), educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. The atmosphere is positive and collegial, and all members of our community are encouraged and able to pursue professional development on campus and in the larger community. SSSAS has a deep commitment to multiculturalism and provides to the faculty and administration programs, seminars, and discussion groups to enhance awareness and enrich their work in the school community.