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Part-Time Registered Nurse

Part-Time Registered Nurse

Status: Part Time
Reports To: Director of Health Services

The Ethel Walker School is seeking a Part-Time Registered Nurse for the 2024-2025 academic year. This position is for every other weekend coverage both on call and on campus. The nurse identifies and treats health disorders among students and provides instruction in the maintenance of good health and disease prevention. The employee must evaluate the physical conditions of students and refer students to appropriate resources as needed. Decisions made by this employee require discretionary judgment and analysis and the ability to work independently. There is a possibility of additional hours during the week. The successful applicant should be within 15-20 minutes of the School.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Provides first aid care and medically prescribed services.
  • Prepares health reports for the Director of Health Services and Health Department.
  • Maintains security of school health supplies.
  • Serves as a resource person on health issues.
  • Screens and conducts health appraisals for students.
  • Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required.
  • Recommends corrective action where problems are identified.
  • Corresponds with parents on health needs of students.
  • Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of medical disorders and treatment.
  • Considerable knowledge of child growth and development.
  • Working knowledge of public health problems and procedures for treatment in coordination with other health and social service agencies.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations affecting the delivery of school health services.
  • Some knowledge of the school organization and the community served.
  • Ability to identify abnormal growth and development and symptoms of disease

SUGGESTED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field.
  • Registered Nurse in Connecticut.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certified.
  • School nursing experience would be helpful.
  • Experience working with adolescents.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Flexibility a plus.

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 careers@my.ethelwalker.org.