- Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in Massachusetts required.
- Associates degree in Nursing required. Bachelors preferred.
- Pediatric, emergency, or community health, or other relevant clinical nursing experience or residential/school nurse experience a plus.
- CPR, First Aid & AED Certified required.
New England Innovation Academy (NEIA) is the school the world needs next. A new global school for day and boarding students in grades 6-12, NEIA is preparing young innovators with a future-focused curriculum, human-centered design, and real-world inclusion. Students connect Passion to Purpose, bring Ideas to Impact, and graduate Next Generation Innovators who leave NEIA with a unique PIN and become the change they want to see in a rapidly evolving world. Set on a beautiful 26-acre campus in Marlborough, Massachusetts, the school offers a custom curriculum informed by research at MIT’s Integrated Design and Management program. Students engage in relevant, project-based learning that directly supports their academic success. NEIA’s learning experience will encourage students to build empathy, take risks, and engage in hands-on community, environment, and industry projects.
Diversity is essential to NEIA’s existence as a place of innovation. To innovate, you must belong. As a human-centered design community, we work toward every NEIA innovator feeling a sense of belonging at school. We value creating the same experience for our staff and invite you to join our community.
The School Nurse provides direct care, first aid, triage, assessment and treatment of illness and injury on campus as needed. The School Nurse also provides healthcare education to students as required. The School Nurse acts as a liaison between school, home, and community to improve the overall health of students. Additionally, the School Nurse is responsible for emergency care, on-going health assessments, medical treatment and health counseling of students, and medication administration. The School Nurse helps to maintain school health records, and will help in the development of processes and protocols within the Health Services Department as requested.
New England Innovation Academy seeks a motivated, resourceful, and flexible part-time School Nurse to join Health Services. The position requires compassion, professionalism, an entrepreneurial spirit and start-up mentality, and excellent interpersonal and relationship skills. The ideal candidate will be a Licensed Practical Nurse or a Registered Nurse with pediatric experience. We are looking for someone with the availability to work weekday evenings, Monday through Friday, from approximately 6pm to 11pm. Hours may need to be adjusted to meet the medical needs of boarding students.
- Manages the health care needs of students, including medication administration, in accordance with Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s regulations.
- Provides direct care, emergency care, first-aid services to students and staff on campus
and/or in the dorms in the case of injury or sudden illness.
- Counsels students on how to establish, sustain and maintain a healthy lifestyle as needed. Works with students on preventative healthcare measures.
- Works with all staff members to shape and maintain a healthy and safe school environment. Works with the NEIA community to promote wellness.
- Communicates with parents regarding health care and medication needs, as directed.
- Follows policies, procedures, and health care guidelines required of the school’s Health Services department.
- Recommends referrals to Nurse Manager for intervention, treatment, and follow-through of health issues and medical conditions. Helps to identify social, emotional, and physical needs of students, as well as mental health and behavioral issues. Provides supportive services to students, as necessary.
- Reviews, updates, and maintains health records in the student database, Magnus.
- Maintains Health Office data and submits reports as required by the MA Department of
Public Health. Records details of visits with students.
- Maintains comprehensive and confidential health records for students that are in compliance with state regulations.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and required by the
position and the school.
- Ability to work with professionalism, discretion, sound judgment, equity, honesty, and
personal accountability at all times.
- Knowledge of federal, state and local school health guidelines and regulations, as well as record keeping and HIPAA laws.
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills which include a demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with students, staff and parents.
- Compassionate, warm, and caring demeanor with the ability to listen and be present.
- Ability to identify and problem solve in a timely manner. Uses empathy when dealing with emotional issues.
- Critical thinker.
- Bedside manner.
- Ability to share on-call responsibilities evenings and weekends.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume/CV to email@example.com.
NEIA is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or any other status protected by applicable law. NEIA will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities or pregnancy-related conditions, in accordance with applicable law.