School Nurse

Marburn Academy
School Nurse – 10 month position
29 hours per week

Purpose

The nurse is responsible for all issues relating to the health and welfare of the students and staff.  Serves as a liaison to parents on health and wellness issues and provides education/training on health issues to students, staff and families.  This position reports to the Office Manager.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Current First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification
  • Minimum of two years’ professional nursing experience, preferably in a school or pediatric setting

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of children’s intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development
  • Highly motivated with outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to create and maintain an environment conducive to learning
  • Demonstrates sensitivity, good judgement and confidentiality in working with students and parents
  • Strong organizational skills

Key Responsibilities

The nurse is responsible for all issues relating to the health and well-being of Marburn Academy students and staff during their attendance to school.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists the Associate Head of School and Administrative team with the development and maintenance of school health policies 
  • Provides nursing care to ill or injured students or staff during the school day
  • Provides health information and in-service programs on health topics including blood borne pathogens to faculty and staff
  • Maintains and dispenses all prescribed medication
  • Provides health related classroom instruction if requested by faculty
  • Manages school health records in accordance with the Ohio State Laws pertaining ot independent schools 
  • Maintains accurate medical records to assure compliance with state mandates including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical conditions.
  • Initiates contact with, and acts as liaison between home, school, community health agencies and the private medical sector to enhance the health and wellness of the Marburn community.
  • Maintains communication with administrators, teachers, staff and school families to enhance cooperative action, which will meet the health and safety needs of the students.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, and be in front of the students for extended periods of time
  • Ability to participate in outdoor activities as needed
  • Ability to lift and carry:
    • Regularly up to 10lbs
    • Frequently up to 11lbs-25lbs
    • Occasionally over 30lbs
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and duties
  • Ability to work with multiple distraction

Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-3:30pm with the employee expected to be available, as needed, until 4:30pm for meetings with prior notice.
  • Fridays: 9am-12noon
  • Occasionally, the employee may be required to participate in certain activities with advanced notice such as afternoon or evening events.

Interested Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to: hiring@marburnacademy.org