Nurse/COVID-19 Site Coordinator

Nurse/COVID-19 Site Coordinator

Status: Full-Time, Seasonal (Seven Weeks*)
Reports To: Executive Director of Horizons at The Ethel Walker School
Salary: $9,000 (total sum of salary; paid bi-weekly during duration of employment)

The mission of Horizons at The Ethel Walker School

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School is the nation’s first all-girls Horizons program and serves low-income students
who attend Hartford public schools. Horizons creates the conditions, connections, and community that enable every girl who attends to gain the skills, confidence, and motivation to overcome the opportunity gap and realize her potential.

Position Summary

The Horizons at The Ethel Walker School Nurse/COVID coordinator works during pre- and post-program planning,
and during the entirety of the six-week program from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. Horizons at The Ethel Walker School is seeking a dedicated, nurturing, and experienced professional to provide health care and first aid for students and staff, overseeing the administration of medications, coordinating student health care needs with families when needed,
monitoring health and cleanliness standards, organizing paperwork, and maintaining file organization.

*Although this is a six-week program, this position will be compensated for seven weeks to ensure proper collection and consolidation of all required documents and forms are completed and collected prior to the start date of the summer program.


  • Ensures the health and safety of all students and staff while promoting health practices throughout the program.
  • Provides nursing care to injured and ill students and staff and coordinates follow-up care when appropriate.
  • Communicates with parents and staff about special issues and needs of students.
  • Administers routine medications and treatment to students and staff.
  • Maintains health records and first aid kits for on-site locations and off-campus field trips.
  • Implements communicable disease plans, including COVID-19 mitigation.
  • Obtains proper medical documents as it pertains to specific medically-related exceptions and needs for participants of the program.
  • Collects health-related forms as it pertains to the participants of the program; contact participants’ families for
    missing required forms/documents; ensures forms/documents are properly completed per the State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Licensed as a PA, APRN, RN, or LPN in Connecticut and current first aid, CPR, and AED certifications.
  • Experience working with children and teens ages 5-13 for this six-week summer program.

program dates

Start Date: Monday, June 19, 2023
Program in Session: Monday, June 26-Friday, August 4, 2023 (six-week program)

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The Ethel Walker School is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact list of three (3) professional references in one (1) document to