At The Speyer Legacy School, students are inspired to be intellectually curious and passionate. They realize their full potential as accelerated learners in a collaborative community that is committed to ethical values and action. Speyer students learn with like-minded classmates and are guided by academically fearless teachers who share and nourish their enthusiasm for knowledge and inquiry.
The Speyer Legacy School, a K-8 school for gifted students in Manhattan, seeks a full-time leave replacement school nurse.
Duties & Responsibilities
The school nurse at Speyer will advocate for the physical, mental, social, and emotional health and wellbeing of all students to foster optimum learning. The school nurse responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Developing plans for student care based on assessment, interventions, and identification of outcomes, and the evaluation of care
Assists with the school-wide COVID-19 protocols and procedures
Collaborating with school professionals, such as food service personnel, physical education teachers, coaches, and counselors.
Providing 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
Report annual immunization summary (due in early December) through DOH website https://commerce.health.state.ny.us/public/hcs_login.html
Overseeing infection control measures
Actively participating in school safety plans that address school violence, bullying, and emergencies that may occur at school
Overseeing medication administration, health care procedures, and developing individual health care plans
Making decisions related to the delegation of health care tasks as directed by state laws and professional practice guidance
Providing health advice to school educational teams
Maintaining infirmary stock with purchase order of supplies
Coordinating annual CPR training for staff
Scheduling school wide lice inspection
Education & Experience Requirements
NYS RN License
Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college
3-5 years nursing experience (preferably pediatric/school nursing)
Current CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and proficiency with computers and associated software, including Veracross
Good communication and organization skills
Professional judgment in making decisions
A genuine interest in the student population and its health needs
Sensitivity, good judgment, and confidentiality in working with students, and parents.
Ability to appropriately and effectively communicate with students, parents, administrators, faculty, and other school personnel
A calm and courteous demeanor under pressure
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Please indicate "Leave Replacement School Nurse Position" in the subject line. The Speyer Legacy School welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community and who have demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching and learning.
The Speyer Legacy School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.