Sidwell Friends, a co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC, and Bethesda, MD, seeks a Registered Nurse for its Health Services department. The Registered Nurse reports directly to the Director of Health Services and assists the Health Care Coordinators on both campuses with the medical care and supervision of students in grades PK-12. In addition to promoting optimum health for all students and employees in the school, he/she will administer first aid, dispense medications, assist with the maintenance of student health records and participate in other operational responsibilities of the Health Services Offices.
The ideal candidate will be a task-oriented, highly organized and dedicated individual who is able to maintain confidentiality and provide keen customer service, inclusive of establishing and maintaining effective communication, both orally and in writing, with school administrators, employees, parents, and students. A bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited nursing program and a current license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) in Washington, D.C. and Maryland are required. Three years of recent nursing experience in community health, pediatrics, and/or emergency care and triage and current certification in BLS CPR/AED for Healthcare Providers are also required.
Work experience in a school setting is strongly preferred. Applicants should have an appreciation for the School’s Quaker values and its commitment to diversity and environmental stewardship. This is a full-time, 12-month position starting as soon as possible. All interested applicants should provide a cover letter, resume and a nursing philosophy statement.