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School Nurse

Company: The Grace School
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Meeting Street is currently offering a $2,500.00 bonus to all new employees of full-time, benefit eligible positions! Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our communitys future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence. Meeting Street does not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice. About Our School Programs: The Grace School, Carter School and Early Learning Center provide inclusive education for students ages 6 weeks to 22 years old of all abilities, including those with severe cognitive, developmental, and physical disabilities and complex medical conditions. Our school programs believe the dignity of each person is paramount, recognizing that our schools future strength rests firmly on our commitment to recognize, respect and uphold the dignity of all our students, their families and our faculty and staff. In this role, you will: * Perform skilled nursing procedures for students aged 0-22 with complex medical conditions and/or severe disabilities including, but not limited to, medication administration, G-Tube feedings, catheterizations, respiratory treatments, dialysis, dressing changes, wound care, trach care, suctioning, etc. * Assists the Head Nurse in conducting nursing assessments and developing nursing care plans which reflect the students needs and the unique nature of his/her condition(s) * Accompany students off-campus for job training and placements, and class field trips, and monitor for safety * Ensure that students going off-campus have all required medications, epi-pens or other emergency response equipment, and feedings as needed * Perform ongoing health status evaluations and medication/treatment reviews in order to identify health needs and potential problems * Communicate timely updates to parents, teachers and therapy staff regarding health concerns or changes in the health status of the student. Scheduled Hours: This is a fully benefit eligible position working thirty (30) hours weekly. Your Skills: * You are competent and independent in technical-clinical nursing skills * You are able to make decisions quickly in response to shifting priorities and emergency situations * You are flexible in your ability to respond to changing caseloads and assignments More About You: * You are passionate about being an integral part of a diverse school community, and actively play a role in creating an inclusive and anti-racist environment * You are driven to support children with a high level of medical need and disability * You model our schools values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence in all of your actions and communication What you need: * Licensed Registered Nurse in Rhode Island * Experience working in critical care or with individuals with medically complex conditions is preferred Meeting Street is committed to ideals of justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, learning and creating an anti-racist work culture. Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly. Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more. Learn more about us at

Keywords: The Grace School, Providence , School Nurse, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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