Menlo School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades six through twelve. Established in 1915, the School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National and California Associations of Independent Schools.
Menlo is dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. The School helps students develop positive values and nurtures character development in a supportive environment that upholds the highest moral and ethical standards. Our program encourages students to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills necessary to respond intelligently and humanely to the complexities of a diverse and increasingly interconnected world.
We are looking for a school nurse to work 30 hours per week and support student success by providing health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the school setting.
The school nurse addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs of students and supports their achievement in the learning process.
The school nurse is able to care for those individuals with chronic conditions such as asthma, anaphylaxis, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, epilepsy, obesity, and mental health concerns, to name just a few, that may affect the student’s ability to be in school and ready to learn.
Provide basic first aid for injuries
Be able to assess and manage head injuries, concussions and other injuries sustained while on campus
Possess good communication skills
Serve as liaisons between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers to ensure a healthy school environment
Ability to provide preventive services
Confident in Identifying problems in the earliest stages
Coordinate and oversee interventions and referrals to foster health and ensure educational success
Current California License as a Registered Nurse
Able to develop plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
Provide health-related education to students and staff in both individual and group settings
Monitoring immunizations, managing communicable diseases, and assessing the school environment as to prevent injury and ensure safety
Oversee infection control measures including the school’s plan dealing with Covid 19
Actively participate in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
Oversee medication administration, health care procedures, and the development of healthcare plan
Make decisions related to the delegation of healthcare tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
Provide health advice to school educational team, such as the Student Success Team
Conduct Tuberculosis Risk Assessments as required
Pediatric experience preferred, with an overall love of kids a must