RN - School Health Center Staff Nurse

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network
Alexandria, VA
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION Job #: 34932 Title: RN - School Health Center Staff Nurse Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia - United States Employment Type: Salary: contact recruiter for details Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide Relocation Paid?: NO WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY? [None Listed] JOB DESCRIPTION Seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and dynamic full-time nurse to work in our busy, full service boarding school health center. The hallmark of this unique setting is its strong sense of community, with students age 14-18 years from across the US and around the world. The health center staff nurse will be part of a nursing team that performs and oversees the daily clinical operations and provision of care required for the Health Center to serve as a 24/7 active ambulatory and urgent care clinic, medication dispensary and overnight infirmary. This school health center operates less like a high school health center and more like a small college health suite, with high standards of care, technology friendly, multidisciplinary collaboration across school offices, holistic approach to health care, and robust office management/practice management support to nursing staff. He/she is required to work both independently and as part of a personable and closely collaborative nursing team, receiving regular support and supervision from health services director, on campus physician, and nursing leads. He/she must be willing to work a variable schedule that would regularly include weekday day, evening and overnight shifts, as well as occasional weekend shifts. Staff scheduling is flexible and accommodating, made possible by each team members typically being flexible and accommodating themselves. The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical background and very solid assessment skills, particularly with common or routine primary care complaints. This person must be organized, able to work both independently and on a team. Able to multi-task, willing to work under busy conditions and able to collaborate and communicate effectively. Excellent customer service skills are essential. School based health care experience not necessary; comfort with and enjoyment of adolescents is a must. The school is looking for someone to fill this full time position as a permanent hire. Staffing turnover has been minimal in recent years, allowing for a strong sense of team in the health center. Current operations have evolved to include covid related care such as testing, isolation of symptomatic students with low acuity symptoms,etc. Temporary nursing staff have been retained to support additional work load brought on by covid pandemic. Beyond covid, the school anticipates a move into a brand new school health and wellness facility set to open in the next couple years. Full-time, 10-month Health Center Staff Nurse vacancy.. Salary - $38.00 per hour - 1,584 hours- $60,192 Hours - 36 hours per week (variable; 3 12-hr shifts) for 44 weeks - 42 weeks from August through June and 2 weeks in the summer Sick/personal/vacation - Eligible to accrue up to 180 hours, or 5 weeks, that can be used from mid-August through early June Relocation - No relocation Not your typical school setting Fast-paced environment Working and making decisions independently is a must More like a 24/7 urgent care center, long-term care facility, etc. While we would hire someone with school-based experience, we would actually prefer someone without experience in schools. Top 4 areas of experience would be: (1) ER/ICU; (2) Hospital care; (3) Outpatient doctors office; (4) School Excellent vacation with school calendar, full benefits package and a competitive wage/salary commensurate with experience. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Requirements: Nursing degree (minimum of an Associates Degree) - Commonwealth of Virginia RN license - Annual CPR certification - Proficient in the English language (reading, verbal, writing) - Strong computer proficiency Education: University - Associate`s Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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