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Substitute School Nurse

Cape Cod Academy
Job Description
The Substitute School Nurse is responsible for administrating primary care nursing to ill and injured students in addition to providing assessment, examination, referral and follow-up according to policies and procedures. The nurse should have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with interprofessional teams.
 
In addition to the qualifications listed below, the ideal candidate should have a high-level attention to detail, a kind and patient demeanor, excellent communication and collaborative skills and an understanding of adolescents and school communities.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of a professional nursing program approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
  • Maintain current license as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Maintain certification in CPR and First Aid from a recognized provider

PERFORMANCE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate with others to collect and store all student health forms at the start of each school year
  • Provide care to any individual in the case of sudden injury or illness in a calm and effective manner and document care provided
  • Complete accident reports and maintain a log of health room activity
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to administer medications appropriately, in keeping with school policy on administration of medication in the school
  • Be a resource for parents, students and faculty/staff in matters pertaining to health
  • Be a mandated reporter in accordance with MGL Chapter 119, Section 51A regarding abuse of children
  • Additional tasks and projects as needed to support the health and wellness of the CCA community

Interested applicants should email a resume and three references to hiringfac@capecodacademy.org.
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