Young Scholars Charter Schools

Certified School Nurse

US-NJ-Trenton
6 days ago
ID
2017-1021
# of Openings
1

Overview

Paul Robeson Charter School (PRCS) is seeking a passionate and hardworking Certified School Nurse to join the Paul Robeson Charter School family. This is a mid-year position with an immediate start date.

 

About Paul Robeson Charter School

Paul Robeson Charter School (PRCS) is a free, lottery-based, open-enrollment charter school serving students from across Trenton in grades 4-8. PRCS offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum designed to lay the foundation for success in college and career.

 

Qualifications

  • Certification as a School Nurse or enrolled in a School Nurse certification program is a requirement
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Experience providing health care to children in a school setting.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and empathically with children and adults.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Knowledge of New Jersey School Nursing statutes, regulations, procedures, and practices.
  • Familiarity with the medical and psychological services available to students and families in our region.

Responsibilities

  • Provide nursing care to students as needed;
  • Oversee procedures to address special health needs or disabilities of students;
  • Perform screenings for eyesight, hearing, scoliosis, and obesity;
  • Support staff in response to student crises or health-related issues;
  • Plan and implement programs that proactively address student and staff health needs;
  • Document services provided;
  • Collect and distribute information about resources and services that will help students and their families maintain good health;
  • Track attendance information;
  • Coordinate health-related special education evaluations and services;
  • Participate in Pupil Assistance Committee (PAC) meetings as needed;
  • Participate in 504 plan meetings as needed;
  • Actively participate in the school community and support the school’s mission.

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