Sacred Heart Greenwich has been empowering girls and young women since 1848 in a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. This mission provides opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. Sacred Heart Greenwich integrates technology into the learning process through enhanced collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.
We aim to form students of faith, intellect, and awareness, who will use their gifts in service to others. Relationship and mentoring are at the heart of the student experience, which is grounded in student centered learning, inquiry, problem solving, interdisciplinary connection, collaboration, and an understanding of social justice. Student leadership and well-being are connected to every academic discipline, as all full-time teachers are also grade level advisors.
The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and then an all-girls experience from K-12 on our 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut. We are proudly part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
We are currently seeking a Nursing Assistant to join in the vision of our Health and Wellness Office for the 2021-2022 school year.
Position: Nursing Assistant Reports to: Head School Nurse FLSA Status: non-exempt
Job Summary: Essential Responsibilities/Capabilities: This position is a hybrid position of both patient care and medical office assistant.
Under the direction and supervision of the head nurse the Health and Wellness Nursing Assistant has the following responsibilities:
Assessment, planning, and appropriate care for students who are ill or injured preschool through 12th grade
Requires LPN level license at minimum, current CPR, Covid vaccine. One year of nursing experience or experience in pediatric health and wellness required.
Documentation of nursing interventions using Magnus Health electronic medical records system.
Must be comfortable with all documentation being electronic.
Able to assist parents, faculty, staff with electronic medical records
Assists students and families to achieve optimal levels of wellness through health education and counseling
Focus is the wellness of the whole child-social, emotional, physical, spiritual
Dispenses appropriate medications with accuracy and fidelity per provider orders
Communicates and collaborates with the interdisciplinary team regarding the health and safety of students
Part of interdisciplinary team to plan care of the whole child
Performs informal medical assessment of school employees as requested or with written medical orders.
BP checks, basic first aid care
Assistance with developing and implementing emergency care plans for health conditions including food allergies, asthma, diabetes and provides regular education and follow up.
Roll will require supervision of students with Type 1 DM
Duties related to COVID 19 contact tracing, quarantining, and travel restrictions
Johns Hopkins online contact tracing course will be required
Collection and verification of information about the health development of students for compliance with state immunization regulations and school policies.
Training will be provided on the state and Magnus levels
Attendance follow up related to illness and to maintain Covid protocols
Daily monitoring of Student absence tracker and follow up
Performs health screenings for vision and hearing as per state regulations and school policy
Training will be provided
Provides referrals to appropriate care based on screening results.
Complies with the Code of Ethics and Professional standards for school nurses.
Membership in NASN is employee benefit
Demonstrates ethical, courteous, and professional behavior in working with administration, staff, students, parents, and medical professionals.
Maintains confidentiality and respectful interactions with parents, students and staff at all times
Demonstrates a positive work ethic, a true love of children, and to be self directed to perform tasks to the institution's high standards and core values.
Qualifications The ideal candidate will be an LPN or RN with a current Connecticut nursing license, prior school nurse experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage electronic medical records platforms including uploading records, verifying accuracy, follow up with parents and providers, communication to other disciplines and consistency with all legal considerations.
Team member of Covid testing team responsible for equipment, spreadsheets, follow up and alternative site testing verification.
Management, ordering, and distribution of PPE, first aid and cleaning supplies for faculty and staff for illness mitigation.
Our campus is 185 acres. Candidates should be physically able to stand for long periods, walk stairs, and hills.
Typical schedule will be Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, estimated start date would be august 23, 2021
The candidate should be energetic, approachable, knowledgeable, and eager to be an active member of a dynamic learning community.
As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching, who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.
To Apply: Interested candidates must complete the on-line application on our website:
About Sacred Heart Greenwich
Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education.
Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus at 1177 King Street, in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is an all-girls’ Catholic, independent college-preparatory day school that offers a rigorous academic program which challenges students to take on a variety of leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Sacred Heart offers a global educational experience that encourages girls and young women to develop, practice and showcase their own style of leadership with confidence. The school’s focus on inter-nationality includes an exchange program, which begins in the Middle School with visits to Sacred Heart schools located in the United States and Canada. It expands in sophomore year of high school with educational trips to our schools in Australia, Austria, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Spain, and Taiwan.