International School of Texas - School Nurse - Austin, Texas - NurseRecruiter.com

Permanent Nursing Job in
Austin , Texas, 78734

  • Employer: International School of Texas
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Camp / School Nurse
  • Compensation: 55,000 annually with summers off

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IST is searching for a skilled, caring Registered Nurse to join its community as School Nurse & Wellness Coordinator. IST’s thriving student body (Junior Pre-K through Grade 8) provides an opportunity to provide impactful health services that enhance all students’ optimal physical, mental, emotional, and social growth and development. The ideal candidate for this position will support the educational journey of our entire community by working to assure the health of the whole school community. This person will treat minor injuries sustained during school, refer any serious injuries for immediate medical attention, provide age-appropriate health education to students, work with teachers to assess students for any conditions or problems that warrant further professional consultation. As IST’s Wellness Coordinator, this person will also develop and facilitate or lead various age-appropriate sessions on health, self-care, emotional health and wellness, and stress management to IST students.

Job Requirements

The School Nurse & Wellness Coordinator should have:

· License (unrestricted) to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas

· Certification in CPR or BLS

· Knowledge of principles and practices underlying professional nursing and the special field of school health

· Knowledge of current trends in nursing and of literature in the fields of school health

· Ability to support school administration and educators in implementation of IST’s Social and Emotional Learning curriculum

· Knowledge of principles and practices underlying pediatric emotional health and wellness, stress management, and self-care

· Familiarity with state and local laws relating to health and social issues

· Ability to participate cooperatively in a program of school health nursing

· Nuanced and experienced professional judgment in making decisions

· Communication skills which enable appropriate and effective communication with students, parents, administrators, and other school personnel

· Genuine interest in the student population and its health needs

· Ability to efficiently organize a clinic and manage time

· Positive and engaging attitude

· Ability to work with self-motivation/be a self-starter

· Proficiency with computers and various programs

Preferred Skills and Experience

· B.S.N. or Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline

· Minimum of one (1) year experience in public health nursing, community health nursing, school health nursing or pediatric nursing

· Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment

· Knowledge of rules and regulations regarding being an EPSDT provider in the state of Texas; previous EPSDT experience preferred

Location

Austin, Texas , 78734

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

55,000 annually with summers off

Employer

International School of Texas

Date Posted

Aug 30th, 2021

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