EBI is seeking an energetic, diligent experienced health practitioner to join our educational community to manage the Health office, provide nursing services to students, and serve as a healthcare resource for the school. The nurse supports the students by providing first aid, evaluating their needs for other forms of care, and coordinating with parents and outside physicians on students' medical care. The school nurse is responsible for coordinating with the administration on the development, implementation, and continual revision of health and safety policies and procedures in support of the school’s mission and in compliance with federal, state, and local laws. The school nurse consults with and provides advice to other staff and faculty regarding students’ specific health issues which may impact their learning experience. This position also serves the school’s summer programs and activities. This is a 12-month position reporting to the CFOO & Principals
Managing the day-to-day operations of the Health Office
Maintaining student health records and office visits Ensuring updated annual health forms are received for each student before the start of school
Maintaining records and documentation related to student and physician instructions
Recording services rendered in the health office database, and interpreting and explaining records, reports, and activities
Supporting COVID testing of employees, students and parents. Specifically, administering nasal and/or throat swabs to students as young as three years old, managing the registration, scheduling and supporting patient reporting.
Maintaining lists of students with special health issues and providing relevant information (within HIPAA guidelines) and medications to chaperones who will be supervising students on field trips or other off-campus activities
Establishing and enforcing procedures and protocols in line with California legal and health care guidelines
Managing the Health Office budget
Administering prescribed and over-the-counter medications to students according to physician orders; dispensing medication per established procedures
Providing students with physical care when needed
Educate students and staff on healthy habits, such as proper nutrition and hygiene
Ensure school environment is safe for children and school staff (e.g. prevention of communicable diseases)
Interacting with school personnel, parents, and the community when appropriate with professionalism and understanding
Contacting parents, health care professionals, and paramedics as required by the nature of the emergency
Reporting suspected child abuse or neglect
Representing the school on external community committees often sponsored by the Alameda Public Health and working collaboratively with school nurses within our peer school community
Serving as a member of the health, safety, and emergency response committees
Attending Student Support Team meetings
Working closely and collaboratively with the Operations Teams of the school, including facilities and human resources, by providing guidance in promoting health and safety in the school community
Coordinating and tracking annual CPR and first aid training for employees
Ensuring appropriate supplies are ordered and stored properly
Performing other related duties as assigned
Valid California Registered Nurses License.
Valid California School Nurse Credential preferred
Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Nursing; Bachelor’s degree preferred
Strong candidates will have at least five years of experience in nursing, preferably in a pediatric or school setting.
Valid First Aid, CPR and AED Certification from the American Heart Association
Is aware of and follows state and local health recommendations, mandates, and administrative guidelines
Bilingual English and Spanish preferred
Experience with Magnus Health system and database preferred
High degree of proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Office software and data management systems
Excellent attention to detail and record-keeping with a high degree of accuracy
A receptive attitude of patience and understanding toward children with an illness or injury
Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Collaborative and collegial attitude
Diligent and well-organized work habits, including initiative, professional judgment, and the ability to problem solve
Strong commitment to the mission and vision of EBI School
To be considered for the position, please complete an application, and send a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for at least three professional references, including supervisors, to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please generate all documents as one MS Word doc or a converted PDF file. Incomplete files, or files or candidates that do not meet the desired qualifications, will not be considered.
EBI is an equal opportunity employer.
About Escuela Bilingue Internacional
Escuela Bilingüe Internacional (EBI) is an independent co-educational dayschool located in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland of the San Francisco Bay Area. EBI is authorized by the International Baccalaureate to offer the Primary Years Programme. The school offers a Spanish-English dual language program, extending from pre-K through 8th grade. EBI opened its doors in September 2006, with preschool and kindergarten.
The mission of Escuela Bilingüe Internacional is to provide an excellent Spanish-English bilingual education based on the highest international academic standards in an environment that thrives on diversity, fosters global citizenship, and develops the character necessary to recognize that cultural uniqueness is the touchstone of our common humanity.