Hannah Senesh Community Day School, a vibrant and inclusive, independent K-8 Jewish community in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, is hiring a School Nurse for an immediate start date.
Work days follow the school calendar with the hours: 8:00am-4:00pm Mon-Thurs and 8:00am-2:30pm Fri. The School Nurse (RN) is a critical part of the health and safety of the Hannah Senesh Community Day School; working to ensure the optimum health and safety of students by monitoring health and illness in the community, performing nursing assessment, and providing care. Salary range is $70,000- $75,000 commensurate with experience.
Rooted in Jewish values and wisdom, Senesh fosters a love of learning guided by intellectual curiosity and social responsibility. We are home to a diverse community of students who achieve their highest academic potential while developing a strong sense of self, a connection to community, and a commitment to doing good in the world.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position; and a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the school, visit our website at ?www.hannahsenesh.org?.
Duties and Responsibilities
Collect, update, and maintain accurate health information on students, faculty, and staff.
Maintain legal written records of all nursing assessments and medication administration.
Review and closely examine medical documentation collection practices of student and staff data to ensure compliance with New York City and State health departments which include but are not limited to: public health, communicable diseases, immunizations.
Monitor and provide care for any chronic or acute student illnesses.
Provide first aid to students, employees, parents, and guests as needed. Refer to clinics or hospitals as required.
Ensure emergency and daily medication is properly authorized, stored and dispensed.
Oversee COVID-19 control protocols, as required.
Serves as main liaison between school personnel, family, and community healthcare providers.
Work collaboratively with the New York Department of Health when there are suspected or confirmed cases of communicable diseases.
Coordinate the acquisition of medical supplies and materials.
Collaborate with leadership, faculty, and staff on creating school-wide protocols that prevent, minimize, and control communicable diseases.
Consult with leadership on communication to various constituents about essential forms, health concerns, safety protocols, and expectations.
Attend team meetings as needed and attend to other duties as assigned.
Professional Requirements and Qualifications
Registered Professional Nurse licensed in the State of New York (required)
Bachelor of Science degree with two years of relevant professional experience (required)
CPR/AED and First Aid certification (required)
Exceptional social emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills
Experience as a school, pediatric, and/or public health nurses
Thorough knowledge of current health issues as they relate to school-age children
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Computer literate, particularly with medical databases and reporting
Ability to communicate calmly and efficiently with parents, guardians, and staff regarding health-related issues
Proficient research skills and ability to keep up with current best practices
Physical Conditions and Work Contacts:
Duties are typically performed in a school clinic and other school settings such as classrooms, gym, cafeteria, and recess areas
Frequent movement throughout the school facilities is required
Occasional lifting of objects up to 20lbs.
Occasional exposure to potentially infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens
Hannah Senesh Community Day School is a progressive, independent K-8 Jewish school in brownstone Brooklyn. We teach our students to:
SEEK MEANING. Drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish inquiry and secular scholarship, our students learn to think deeply and realize their highest academic, intellectual, and ethical potential.
BUILD COMMUNITY. Our students and families cultivate meaningful connections within the school, with Israel, and in the wider world. We share a commitment to global citizenship and social responsibility.
LEARN JOYFULLY. We approach every day with creativity, passion, and joy, and celebrate Jewish learning and life.
Our values, which are deeply rooted in Jewish teachings, guide us in all that we do at Senesh.
Kindness – Chesed
We treat each other with respect and strive to demonstrate compassion and empathy.
Openness – Elu v’Elu
We seek to understand diverse perspectives and accept those with different ideas.
Responsibility – Areivut
We take responsibility to support the well-being of others in our community and the world around us.
Perseverance – Hatmadah
We apply ourselves in all we do and earn the satisfaction of seeing thin...gs through, especially when the challenge is great.
Journey – Masa
We embrace life as a continuous journey of learning and growing.