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REGISTERED NURSE, PART-TIME  

EOE Statement The George School community—rooted in Quaker values and composed of global citizens—is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. The school does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our goal is to be a community where people with vastly different backgrounds, identities, and perspectives are united in their mutual respect for one another and the pursuit of a common good. This belief is reflected in the school’s motto, “Mind the Light.”

 
Description

George School, a Quaker boarding/day grades 9-12 college preparatory school located in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, seeks a Registered Nurse. This is a part-time position working two days a week covering the day or evening shift plus weekend shifts as needed. The primary responsibility of the school nurse is to serve the students and to administer the policies, procedures and clinical protocols of the Student Health and Wellness Center in order to ensure optimum standards of care and safety.

  • Triage students as they present themselves to the Student Health and Wellness Center.
  • Schedules student appointments with Nurse Practitioner or Physician for follow up care.
  • Maintains and prepares charts for the Nurse Practitioner and Physician.
  • Makes all necessary referrals for further medical evaluation, medical care or follow up care.
  • Is available to students, parents, dorm teachers, and faculty advisors to answer questions and assist them in solving problems related to medical issues.
  • Documents on student records all pertinent medical information.
  • Administers prescribed medication to all students.
  • Immediately informs the Director of the Student Health and Wellness Center or Dean of Students in the event of a medical emergency or potentially serious health related situation.

 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred. National Board Certification as a Registered Nurse required.
  • Five years experience working with a diverse adolescent population, preferably in an independent boarding or day school setting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in such areas as drug and alcohol prevention, psychopharmacology, preventative health care, emergency medical procedures, ethics and decision-making.
  • Discretion, respect and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to articulate and tactfully handle inquiries from students, parents, faculty, staff, and independent medical professionals.
  • Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet applications, Internet, and email.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and lift 50 pounds.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position REGISTERED NURSE, PART-TIME  
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About the Organization Founded in 1893 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), George School, a rigorous coed boarding and day school for grades nine through twelve, educates students from more than nineteen states, forty-three foreign countries, and a variety of ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. Through its commitment to diversity and the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and peacemaking, George School inspires students to be led by their own truths while respecting and appreciating opinions and beliefs different from their own. George School was one of the first schools in the United States to implement an International Baccalaureate diploma program.  
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