BB&N is seeking a Nurse for the Upper School. The Nurse will assist the Director of Support Services and the Health Services Lead Nurse in the development, implementation and management of a coordinated school health program, which is consistent with the BB&N philosophy, goals and objectives as well as consistent with the Massachusetts guidelines and regulations governing school health and nursing. The Nurse will provide quality care to all students, maintain comprehensive school health records, and assist in the inventory and ordering of health care supplies. Additional responsibilities will be determined by the Director of Student Support Services.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and two year’s experience required, preferably in a School Health Office. The ideal candidate must fulfill all ADA requirements.
In addition to requirements determined by the Director of Student Support Services, the Nurse will demonstrate the following competencies:
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Experience working with children and young adults
Ability to originate, update, and/or monitor health care, maintain records, and implement the coordinated school health program and Standing Orders
Current CPR certifications and active CPR Instructor certification
Desire to work in a school community
Capacity to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues
Predisposition to reflect warmth and a positive spirit
Excellent written and oral communication skills; good listener
Desire and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
Understand and exhibit high standards of professional conduct
Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
About Buckingham Browne & Nichols
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.
BB&N’s mission is to promote scholarship, integrity, and kindness in diverse, curious, and motivated students. The School prepares students for lives of principled engagement in their communities and the world. We value a diverse and inclusive community that fosters respect for the identities and perspectives of all.