School Nurse // United Nations International School (UNIS)

 


 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 


 

About the Job

Under the auspices of the United Nations and guided by its ideals, UNIS provides an inclusive and diverse learning environment in which rigorous international programs foster academic excellence, innovation, creativity and cross cultural communication to educate and inspire its students to become an active force in shaping a better world: peaceful, compassionate and sustainable. UNIS is currently seeking a School Nurse to provide school-based health services, including the promotion of a healthy school environment. The services of the School Nurse will involve health care delivery, health education and counseling, and health program and policy development. Central to this role is the ability to insure development, implementation, consistency and compliance with local, state, federal and other health care mandates as well as policies, procedures and regulations for both campuses of the United Nations International School.
 

 

 

Type:

Full-time

 

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Registered Professional Nurse
  • Current license to practice in New York State
  • Relevant CME and CEU credits required
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a School Nurse
  • Ability to assess health and developmental status of child and interpret this for effective use in program development and planning
  • Knowledge of school health programs and requirements such as immunization, medication administration, documentation, and protection of confidentiality of protected health information and records
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other school personnel, parents, children, health care professionals and community agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated initiative, leadership, organization and decision-making skills, coupled with objectivity and good professional judgment in stressful situations

 

 

Contact Information:

Interested applicants should contact Marisa Rivera