Brooke Charter Schools is a network of five public charter schools serving grades K-12 in Mattapan, Roslindale, and East Boston. At Brooke, we coach and invest in our teachers so that they can help our students shatter the achievement gap and graduate from college. Our students thrive because they are challenged and known.
What is the School Nurse Role?
Supervise school procedures for dispensing student medication as needed and according to federal, state, local, and school guidelines
Conduct medical screenings as required by law, including, but not necessarily limited to, hearing, vision, teeth, growth, weight, and scoliosis screenings
Treating students who have been referred to the nurse’s office and maintain a daily nursing log of students seen for any medical reason
Assist with first aid procedures for medical emergencies at our school
Maintain medication supply for each student and provide for daily administration of medication including for students on psychotropic medication requiring special administration
Maintain contact with prescribing doctors and with parents / guardians to insure correct prescriptions are followed
Maintain, track, and update all required student medical records, including appropriate written data covering all medical needs and services provided to our students
Maintain and update health administration database
Insure classroom teachers have protective first aid equipment and access to health supplies needed for routine classroom mishaps
Communicate with families regarding matters regarding student health and student medical records
Promote and assist in the control of communicable diseases through prevention, early detection, surveillance, and reporting of contagious diseases to the appropriate local health authority
Assist in the formulation of health policies, goals and objectives for the Brooke Schools
Assist in assessing potential abuse and neglect issues, and contribute to IEP development where medical issues, alerts are involved
Counsel students on sexual health and nutrition as needed
Contribute to the creation of advisory lessons related to healthy relationships, sexual health, drug abuse and nutrition.
Other such duties as the Director of Operations may from time to time request commensurate with the employee’s position
Is This You?
You are fluent in Spanish
You hold an RN license and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
You believe that great teaching closes the achievement gap and have an unwavering belief in our students' capabilities
You are professional, warm, and emotionally composed with students, families, and colleagues
You are a team player with strong organizational skills who craves feedback and opportunities for growth
Proficient in Google Suite and Microsoft Office (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel)
The community and students we serve are diverse, and we are committed to reflecting that diversity in our staff. We strive to have the most diverse applicant pool possible; to that end, we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply for any position at Brooke Charter Schools. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we provide the best educational experience to prepare our students for a future reflective of the world we live in.