Position: Middle School Nurse (IMMEDIATE OPENING)
Location: Match Middle School (Jamaica Plain)
Start date: ASAP
ABOUT THE MATCH CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL
Match Charter Public School is a free, high-performing charter public school in Boston. We are a PreK-12 school serving 1,250 students. Our mission is to prepare students for success in college and careers in order to achieve economic security and mobility. Students gain acceptance to our schools via an annual blind public lottery open to all Boston residents.
Our families bring amazing racial and cultural diversity to the school community - they represent over 20 different countries of origin with over 20 different languages spoken at home. 94% of our students are people of color. Our students bring a diversity of needs to our school, and we are prepared to serve them. 21% of our students qualify for special education services; 18% of our student body are English Language Learners.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Match Charter Public School seeks an experienced registered nurse for our 300-student middle school , located on 215 Forest Hills St. in Jamaica Plain, MA. Our schools are committed to ensuring the health and well-being of all of our students. The nurse will work closely and collaboratively with the school leaders, teachers, and other staff in our middle school. The candidate must be a registered nurse with CPR/AED certification. The ideal candidate has school nursing, pediatric, emergency room, and/or public health experience.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assessment, triage, and treatment of acute illness and injury;
Assist with COVID response and mitigation;
Management of chronic disease such as DM Type I; Seizure; Asthma;
Medication administration PRN and daily;
Competence and comfort with delivery of sensitive services;
Serving as medical presence during school hours from 7:30am-4:30pm daily;
Implement annual school requirements including but not limited to health screenings for all students, EpiPen and medication delegation for staff to the extent possible within license, field trip coordination for students with medical needs, annual medical forms from students, maintenance of med orders, and procedures for students on individual health plans particularly during winter months;
Assist with school programming as needed during non-instructional time; and
Serve as a positive and collaborative member of the Match Charter Public School community
Valid Massachusetts Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioners license.
Valid CPR certification, including AED.
Experience in pediatrics/adolescent medicine.
Ability to function autonomously in a clinical capacity.
Excellent communication skills with youth and families from multiple cultural backgrounds.
ABOUT MATCH EDUCATION
Match Education (www.matcheducation.org) is the shared brand name of The Match Charter Public School, The Match School Foundation, Inc., and The Sposato Graduate School of Education.
Match Education is an engine of discovery and applied innovation in education. We operate high-performing urban public charter schools and a unique graduate school of education that trains teachers for high-poverty schools. Out of this applied work, we refine, validate empirically, and eventually disseminate new ideas and practices on core questions in education reform.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, US
Posted Date: 11/20/2021