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School Nurse

New Story Schools

This is a Full-time position in Columbus, OH posted September 17, 2023.

New Story School in Columbus, OH is seeking a qualified School Nurse to play an integral role in the success of our students while overseeing and implementing the health program in the school. The Nurse focuses on the needs of the individual student, as well as the entire student population. The Nurse is responsible for the delivery of health services including the medication management program and advocating for the health rights of children.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and maintains comprehensive school health services program for students in accordance with the state School Code, state Department of Education (DOE) and Department of Health (DOH) regulations, and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Consults with leadership to establish, review and revise school health policies and procedures.
  • Consults with staff regarding student health conditions and impact on learning and behavior.
  • Communicates effectively with parents and staff regarding provisions of student health services.
  • Maintains regular communication with private nurses serving students with special healthcare needs.
  • Provides staff training including first aid, CPR, AED and use of emergency medications.
  • Performs mandated screening for student including those with special healthcare needs
  • Provides first aid for illness or injury to student and manages medical emergencies
  • Monitors student for communicable illness and notifies families of exposure
  • Reviews and monitors student immunization status to ensure compliance with regulation
  • Administers prescribed medications and oversees the use of emergency medication
  • Develop, implements, and monitor individual health plans and emergency care plans.
  • Maintain student records including medical history, physicals, immunization, and orders.
  • Document health services to students including nursing assessment, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Maintains medication administration records including documentation of medication errors.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must possess the ability to perform non-violent crisis intervention techniques, including verbal and physical redirection and guidance of potentially physically aggressive students during crisis situations.
  • Must possess the ability to react quickly and be sufficiently mobile to redirect students that could be injurious to themselves or others, i.e. stop a child from running out of a building, physically redirect a child with severe behaviors, etc.
  • Must be able to physically assist with evacuating students during emergency situations.
  • Must earn and maintain full certification(s) in assigned crisis management programs

BENEFITS

Eligible New Story School Employees will receive: 

  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance) 
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • 401K with company contribution 
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options 
  • Tuition credit program for eligible dependents 
  • Employee Discount Program 
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

New Story School is an educational organization comprised of special education schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral disorders. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts, and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories in their lives.

New Story Schools is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website https://newstoryschools.com/careers  

Education

Required

  • Bachelors or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Registered Nurse