Staten Island Academy seeks a PK3-12 School Nurse.
We are a Pre-K3 through Grade 12 school that produces young people of high character, whose curiosity, knowledge and goodness blend together to help form a foundation for future leadership. Our dedicated faculty instills in each and every one of our charges a self-confidence that allows them to dare to stretch limits and dream. As advocated by the Harvard School of Education, we want our students to arrive at unexpected answers, ask unfamiliar questions and seek fresh ways of thinking. We believe that in order for students to maximize the highest qualities of their minds they must have the time to play with ideas.
The School Nurse serves as the health professional for our PK3-12 Staten Island Academy school community. The School Nurse is responsible for the management and coordination of health services, through communication and collaboration with parents, students, school staff, and health providers outside of school. A proactive approach to seeking and acquiring health-related information and sharing ideas and solutions with the community is a critical responsibility of this position.
Oversee the delivery of health and emergency care to students and staff
To promote wellness and to serve as a health resource in the school setting
Protecting and maintaining student’s health by providing professional nursing services in accordance with Nursing Standards and NYS Licensing
Identifying and administering students’ health needs, implementing services, and evaluating plans of care that impact student learning and achievement or safety
Monitoring and educating faculty and staff regarding student medical conditions and needs
Insuring that our community adheres to the NY State-mandated immunization and communicable disease control requirements
Documenting health services provided using electronic record-keeping and communicating with appropriate school personnel and parents
Acting as a liaison between the school and home regarding student health issues
Participating as a member of the school’s Emergency Management Team
Registered Professional Nurse with current NYS License
Baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field
Current certification in CPR/AED/First Aid
Current NY State Mandated Reporter training
Experience in pediatric or public health nursing
Experience in school nursing preferred
A high degree of organization and flexibility
Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
Technological acumen and facility
About Staten Island Academy
We are proud to be Staten Island’s only independent school and the oldest private school in the borough. A co-ed, college prep school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, the Academy builds upon its 125-year tradition to focus entirely on providing the best future for children.
Our Mission: Successful students — achieving their goals in school and in life — are at the heart of the learning community that is Staten Island Academy. An independent, co-educational, college prep school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, the Academy provides an inspiring balance of intellectual challenge, exploration, service, and opportunity. Our students learn to be critical thinkers, ethical leaders, and self-reliant problem solvers, who are equipped to navigate a complex and ever-changing world. We prepare our students to become life-long learners. Academy students find their own voices, develop their talents, and raise their aspirations. Staten Island Academy proudly recognizes, respects, and affirms the dignity and worth of all members of our community.