Commonwealth Academy, a 3-12 independent school, is currently seeking a School Nurse for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. Major duties and responsibilities of the position are:
Provide professional nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students and staff in accordance with professional standards, school policy and procedures, and state and local mandates.
Administer medication to students in accordance with physician orders.
Support students with medical conditions and share appropriate action plans with families.
Maintain ongoing communication with parents/guardians, teachers and other school personnel regarding the health and safety of needs of students.
Assist with the development and delivery of the school’s health curriculum.
Maintain confidentiality regarding all school and health-related issues in accordance with federal and state privacy regulations.
Qualifications and Skills:
Current Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Nursing license to practice either as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN)
Up-to-date American Red Cross CPR and First Aid certifications
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor preferred
Pediatric nursing experience required, 2 to 3 years working in a school setting preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and serve as part of a multi-disciplinary administrative team
Proficient with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite applications
Familiarity with electronic medical record document software
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Rebecca Nitopi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 11182019
About Commonwealth Academy
Commonwealth Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for students grades 3-12 located in the Del Ray section of Alexandria, VA. Average to gifted students who require the individual attention available in small class sizes, as well as students who have been diagnosed with a learning difference and/or with ADHD, will find an environment that celebrates their unique talents, challenges them appropriately, and supports their areas of need.
Commonwealth Academy offers employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes: health/dental, long-term and short-term disability, 403b plan, tuition remission and professional development reimbursement.
Commonwealth Academy recognizes and values the wide range of voices and perspectives in all spheres of academic enterprise. Through this exchange of views and experiences, our students gain the skills, knowledge, and attitude that will prepare them to be leaders in an increasingly multicultural world.
The school honors its commitment to inclusion through admission policies, hiring practices, professional development, and curriculum. The Board, administration, faculty, staff, parents and students are committed to a ...positive, pluralistic environment where the academic and social well-being of all students is affirmed and assured, as well as to policies that promote inclusiveness, social justice and respect for all, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, and gender identity/expression.