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Registered Nurse

Job Details


FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Director of Health Services
Schedule: Staff, academic year, full time, part-time and per diem scheduling available
Day and evening shifts
Travel: Rare
The Registered Nurse identifies and treats health disorders among students
and provides instruction in the maintenance of good health and disease
The employee must evaluate the physical conditions of students and refer
students to appropriate resources as needed. Decisions made by this employee require discretionary judgment and analysis. The work of this employee requires independent decision making.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide appropriate primary health care through professional clinical nursing, including assessment, care, referral and support;
  • Render care in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and follow guidelines of universal precautions in all care rendered;
  • Administer medication to appropriate students, after obtaining parental permission and a doctor's order for prescription medication and ensure proper documentation of same;
  • Perform routine and emergency first aid;
  • Maintain student health records, review records of entering students for immunizations, ensure all components of School health entrance requirement forms are complete, note health conditions documented on forms and databases;
  • Perform assessment and treatment of health needs of student body and extended Hotchkiss community as presented to the health center;
  • Make referrals to School resources and/or community agencies as necessary including counseling;
  • Collect information for State reports;
  • Regular contact with parents, faculty/administration requiring skill in diplomacy, tact and confidentiality;
  • Attend in-service sessions, department meetings, and staff meetings as needed or requested;
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned.
Skills and Experience Required
  • Valid, current license as a Registered Nurse license in the State of Connecticut;
  • Current certification in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and AED from a recognized provider;
  • Ability to maintain proper record keeping and care plan management using computer software;
  • Knowledge of current health issues and nursing assessment skills as they relate to adolescent children, both physical and emotional;
  • Comfort with communication and record keeping via computer;
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment and maintain confidentiality;
  • Superior organization skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Physical Conditions:
  • Bending, stooping, reaching, lifting
  • Occasional exposure to potentially infectious diseases and blood borne pathogens
  • Regular contact with school teachers, counselors, psychologists and other specialists
  • Duties are generally performed in the School Health Center


Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse


The Hotchkiss School 
Location: LakevilleCT 06039
Document ID: AD326-001O  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2019-08-2008/20/2019
Minimum Education: Bachelors
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