St. Paul’s School, founded in 1849, is a college-preparatory day school in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, with a co-ed Lower School and all-boys’ Middle and Upper Schools. The school’s mission, “Seek truth, knowledge, and excellence; live by faith, compassion, and integrity,” is the daily standard for all members of our community.
Seek Truth, Knowledge and Excellence; Live by Faith, Compassion and Integrity.
We at St. Paul’s seek to be an inclusive community where all who come through our doors feel welcomed and embraced.
In our mission, we seek:
Truth - We challenge stereotypes, create awareness, and build understanding.
Knowledge - We view our differences as strengths and as opportunities to enhance learning.
Excellence - We recognize that to become our best selves, we must nurture the full potential in each other.
And live by:
Faith - We believe that everyone is a beloved child of God and deserves to be treated as such.
Compassion - We are courageous; we demonstrate respect and empathy for all people.
Integrity - We live up to our founding principles in order to change our community, our city, and the world.
The School Nurse is responsible for the health and wellness of students, faculty, staff and campers. The School Nurse evaluates, treats and provides medical support to all students, faculty and staff who come to the Health Suite. The incumbent also provides health educational support to students, faculty and staff and works with the administration to develop policy, protocols and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates and sends out annual medical forms to the entire student body using Magnus student health record management system. Checks forms through online portal to determine complete health information and works with parents and guardians to acquire information, orders and medications as needed. Contacts divisions and trainers regarding health forms not received prior to the start of each school year.
Communicates specific student health concerns to faculty engaged with the student
Reviews immunization records for all new SP students and acts accordingly to maintain state immunization standards
Coordinates Epi-pen and CPR/AED training. Presents annual review of food allergies and blood borne pathogens training to faculty and staff
Assists in the preparation and distribution of first aid packets annually
Distributes, receives and files faculty and staff emergency contact forms each school year
Communicates to faculty and families communicable disease information as needed
Prepares medical packets and medical health concerns for field trips and communicates to faculty
Maintains files and student medical records in Magnus
Administers medications, including prescription and Over-The-Counter
Provides classroom presentations as required
Presents an annual class to the 4th grade boys and girls on body changes
Presents an annual germ class to each class in the lower school
Provides head lice checks in the Lower School twice per year
Obtains needed medications and doctor orders to administer medications as needed
Serves on the health and wellness committee
Attends weekly team meetings for the Middle School and the Lower School
Meets with the athletic trainers as needed
Communicates with parents, faculty, advisors and physician regarding student health concerns
Contributes to Lower and Middle school newsletters as needed
Orders supplies as needed
Prepares and updates paperwork annually
Coordinates annual flu shots for Faculty and Staff
Coordinates annual vision and hearing screening for students
Review attendance daily in all three divisions with follow-up calls, as needed, to parents
Evaluates and medically treats health concerns of all students and faculty during school hours
Communicates with parents of students regarding visits as needed
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years hospital experience needed. Individual must be a registered nurse with a BSN degree. Must have an active Maryland license and current CPR/AED certification. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters. Must be familiar with an electronic record health management system.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, physical demands may include:
Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting.
May require occasional lifting of objects up to 20 pounds.
St. Paul’s School is an equal opportunity employer.
About St. Paul's School
St. Paul’s is an independent, Episcopal, college preparatory day school, coeducational for grades K-4 and all boys for grades 5-12, located 20 minutes north of downtown Baltimore. An International Baccalaureate World School that enrolls 758 students from across the Baltimore metropolitan area, St. Paul's emphasizes critical thinking, interdisciplinary study, independent research, and engagement with cultures around the world. Service learning is a cornerstone of the School's mission. St. Paul's strives to find balance between academics, athletics, and arts fostered by a strong sense of community on campus.