Part-Time Middle and Upper School Nurse

Collegiate School is seeking a part-time Middle and Upper School Nurse. The part-time nurse will work with the full time Middle and Upper School Nurse with students in grades 5-12 fulfilling responsibilities within the scope of practice of a licensed RN in the school setting. In addition, the part-time nurse will work with the full-time nurse to assist with coordinating field trips and assisting with necessary faculty and staff training. This position is non-benefited position. The part-time nurse is expected to work 12 hours a week for 10 months of the year.
General responsibilities include:
  • Provide nursing services to approximately 1,100 students in grades 5-12 and faculty/staff during the academic year
  • Observe patient confidentiality
  • Dispense, record and administer selected OTC and prescribed medications
  • Work collaboratively with Middle and Upper School Counselors and other School Nurses
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with Middle and Upper School students
  • Flexibility and the ability to deal with unpredictable and emergency situations
  • Ability to relate effectively with all members of the school community
  • Understanding of state immunization requirements and best practices for student health while at school
  • Current Virginia Nursing License
  • Current CPR, AED, MAT and First Aid certifications
  • Previous school, emergency room and/or pediatric nursing experience preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Standing for up to 3 hours at a time
  • Walking for 2 miles over the span of a regular work day
  • Mobile ability to respond quickly to medical emergencies
  • Stooping, squatting and sitting on the floor during parts of the day
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. We seek professionals to uphold and advance our mission to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional and physical development of each student. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.
The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.