The Miami Valley School seeks a skilled RN/ LPN who is eager to invest her/his talents supporting our school-wide Health and Wellness program. The school nurse would establish a supportive and engaging environment for students (Early childhood- 12th) demonstrate the ability to, work collaboratively with colleagues and parents, possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrate proficiency with managing both the routine as well as the urgent with the utmost professionalism.
Reports to: Assistant Head of Finance and Operations
Embrace the vision of The Miami Valley School, incorporate Immersion Method, and Social Emotional Learning (SEL), in the classroom
Demonstrate an ability to develop a rapport with students
Commit to ongoing professional development
Lead and/or advise health-related activities
Serve on the SOS team - The Situation, Operations and Safety Team
Communicate with parents, both orally and in writing, effectively and often
Meet all other expectations and responsibilities as outlined by the Faculty Handbook
Consults with administrators regarding student health services.
Help identify safety and health hazards.
Serves on the SOS team - The Situation, Operations and Safety team.
Investigates injuries as needed.
Recommends policy revisions based upon professional guidelines and standards.
Sets up the clinic; requests/ orders essential supplies; promotes the proper use and care of school property; oversees the cleaning, repair, and replacement of clinic equipment.
Develops procedures to ensure that all medicines are stored safely. Regularly reevaluates school procedures for dispensing medications and training staff.
Provides assistance to sick and injured students. Administers first aid.
Ensures that the immunization status of all students is in compliance with state law and files the annual state report.
Follows state and board adopted due process procedures.
Performs all required state minimum screening activities and other screening deemed necessary.
Reviews completed medical emergency authorization forms.
Trains staff assigned to provide assistance to students through First Aid, CPR, annual bloodborne pathogen, and child abuse in-service training.
Maintains accurate records and submits reports on time.
Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.
Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.
RN/LPN license required. School Nurse certificate preferred.
Current certification in CPR/ AED/ First aid. First Aid Instructor preferred
Meet all mandated health requirements.
Submit to a criminal background check.
Demonstrate extensive knowledge of normal growth and development.
Demonstrate the ability to access pharmacology information and community health resources appropriate to the needs of students
The Miami Valley School’s mission is to challenge young people of promise to become self-sustaining learners and compassionate global citizens. For a half-century, The Miami Valley School has provided a unique learning option for families in the Dayton, Ohio community. MVS is looking for unique educators who are ready to help refine a truly differentiated educational opportunity as MVS becomes a nationally-recognized leader in experience-based learning. Come be a part of designing a school of the future.