Providence Country Day School is seeking a full-time (academic year) nurse who will be responsible for healthcare management for students in grades six through twelve, including education, prevention, and treatment. They will promote the safety and well-being of students by providing healthcare assistance to the school community and health education for middle school and high school students during the school day.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Identifies patient care and eligibility requirements for students and student athletes
Documents patient care and maintains student health records in accordance with the Rhode Island Department of Education
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies
Assessment and prescribed treatment of illness and injury
First aid, triage and emergency response
Provide direct nursing care to ill or injured students during the school day
Maintain health office in clean, orderly and safe condition with special attention to confidential information, inventory management, and safe disposal procedures
Track student illness, notifying appropriate parties of communicable diseases and providing health updates to the community
Serve as the liaison to parents for effectively communicating health concerns regarding their children
Write incident reports as necessary and inform administration of serious injuries or illnesses
Arranging flu and other vaccination clinics
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Rhode Island
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Experience working with adolescents in an office, urgent care, emergency room or school setting
Knowledge of children’s intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development
Interest in teaching middle school Health courses.
Highly motivated with outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills
Demonstrates sensitivity, good judgment, and confidentiality in working with students and parents
Open to collaboration with faculty and school administrators regarding issues of student health and well-being
About Providence Country Day School
Established in 1923, PCD is a college preparatory school serving a diverse student body from over 45 different communities in southeastern New England and around the world.
The mission of The Providence Country Day School is to inspire lives of engaged citizenship in an inclusive community that values the unique strengths of all students. By setting high standards for academic achievement, ethical behavior, and community participation, PCD empowers students to grow with confidence and prepare for a lifetime of learning and leadership to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.
Students benefit from an educational program that balances rigorous academics, creative visual and performing arts, and competitive athletics. By meeting high standards for academic achievement, ethical behavior and community participation, PCD students grow with confidence and prepare for a lifetime of learning and leadership.