Position Classification:Full-time, 10-Month, staff, salaried exempt position
Hours:Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Reports to:Director of Health Services
To coordinate a school health program including the delivery of services to students in order to enhance health and wellness in the school community. Duties are to be performed in accordance with standards of professional school nurse practice, district/state board of education policies and procedures, and Virginia State law regarding nurse practice.
Provide direct professional nursing services, COVID screening/ triage/ assessment, diabetic care, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students including nursing assessment, identifying health problems, making referrals for diagnosis and treatment, recommending educational modifications, providing follow-up and evaluation, and maintaining appropriate documentation.
Communicate effectively with school administration, parents/guardians, and health care providers.
Communicate effectively with the Virginia Department of Health for COVID reporting and assist with campus contact tracing of possible exposure and cases.
Provide medical support for faculty for field trips.
Provide support for the School’s after-care program, Extended Day, as indicated.
Follow medication protocol to safely store, administer, document, and monitor the effectiveness of medication given at school.
Manage school health records in accordance with Virginia State Codes, HIPAA, providing efficient retrieval of information and other related archival responsibilities. Maintain accurate medical records including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions.
Assess the health and safety needs of the school environment in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines, implementing the Blood Borne Pathogen Control Plan, and other interventions as indicated. Provide staff in-service programs on health topics including blood borne pathogens and the district exposure control plan.
Establish a communicable disease prevention and control program in cooperation with local and state public health agencies.
Qualifications & Key Skills:
Active Registered Nurse licensure, Virginia
Current Pediatric and Adult First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification
Computer literacy and competency in use of existing technology; proficient in Google Apps for Education, Microsoft Office applications, electronic medical records
Prior professional nursing experience in pediatric, adolescent, community or mental health nursing preferred but not required
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds as clinically indicated to administer medical care
Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: email@example.com. Please include Middle School/Upper School Nurse in the subject line.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
About St. Christopher's School
St. Christopher’s School, founded in 1911, is a college preparatory school for boys (junior kindergarten through 12th grade) located in Richmond, Virginia. The School’s mission is to prepare a talented and diverse group of boys for college and for life in an ever-changing world.
St. Christopher’s currently enrolls 1001 boys in JK-12 from 57 zip codes in the Richmond metropolitan region. Lower School (JK-5) has 423 boys, Middle School (6-8) has 242 and Upper School (9-12) enrolls 336. The 162 full- and part-time members of the faculty have an average tenure of 12.7 years and 61 percent have advanced degrees, including 6 with doctorates. The average class size is 16.
Coordination with St. Catherine’s School for girls offers many opportunities for interaction at all levels including coed classes in the upper school. Virtually 100 percent of St. Christopher’s graduates attend four-year colleges and universities, often at some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions. Honor, service, and community are hallmarks of the St. Christopher's experience.