Purpose/Goals: To advance the mission of the school and department. The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is a K-12 school for students with complex challenges. TQS uses research-based programs provided by compassionate professionals to enable each student to blossom and achieve meaningful personal, social and academic success. This position will assist students in maintaining optimal health for effective learning.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a registered nurse who loves working with children with disabilities. State licensing requirements must be met and maintained annually. Computer competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, internet applications and database management. Ability to communicate successfully with and relate to all constituents in a school environment, including students, faculty and parents. Adhere to strict confidentiality with all student and employee medical information.
Create and maintain systems and procedures to ensure the safety of students and employees in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and other new health issues as they arise.
Ensure required classroom cleaning and sanitization procedures are followed and assist teachers in ensuring rooms are safe and properly disinfected during the pandemic.
Establish, review and maintain school medical and health policies and procedures.
Provide first-aid, medical care and services to students according to physician prescribed care and treatment orders. Create and maintain documentation of medical treatment plans, treatments performed and all other medical services provided.
Maintain student immunization and other medical records. Follow confidentiality and privacy rules and regulations.
Confer with students, parents and faculty regarding medical treatment and student health, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
Coordinate with local health agencies and medical treatment facilities as necessary.
Respond to emergency medical situations; perform first aid and/or emergency treatments as indicated; coordinate with local emergency personnel and agencies as required.
Teach First Aid/CPR/AED classes to employees.
Administer Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure Control Policy; provide staff training.
Provide annual employee training on diabetes, sthma, allergic reactions, seizures, etc.
Provide personnel with accurate detailed information on individual student and employee food allergies and intolerances. Liaison with parents and school staff as necessary.
Maintain inventory of supplies and materials needed on campus.
Administer annual faculty flu shots.
Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Dean of Students or Head of School.
To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap/disability, citizenship, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs, activities or employment practices.
Registered nurse required; registered school nurse a plus.
About The Quaker School at Horsham
The Quaker School at Horsham (TQS) is a small, independent Friends school in suburban Philadelphia for students with complex learning disabilities. TQS uses research-based programs provided by compassionate professionals to enable each student with complex challenges to blossom and achieve meaningful personal, social and academic success.