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  • School Nurse

    Job Location US-NJ-Trenton
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Who we are.

    We are Foundation Academies. We are the largest charter organization in New Jersey’s capital city, Trenton, serving more than 1,000 of the city’s K-12 population across four schools. We believe every child deserves access to a high-quality education and we work relentlessly to ensure this happens.

     

    We are a team of experienced and mission-driven, urban educators. We value growth mindsets, lifelong learners and individuals who believe that every child deserves an excellent education. We hold ourselves, our students, and our city to high-standards because that’s what our families deserve.

     

    We are conveniently located a quick car ride to downtown Princeton, a 45-minute SEPTA ride to Philly’s Center City, and a hop on the NJ Transit Express to New York City.

     

    We are Trenton and we are proud of it!  

    Who you are.

    You are committed and you are determined. You understand that to actualize education reform in a revitalizing city is hard, hard work - no getting around it. But you are ready, hungry, and already rolling-up your sleeves as you read the rest of this post...

     

    We seek a highly committed and talented School Nurse to be part of our Foundation Collegiate Academy Team who:

    • Review immunization records for school age children
    • Maintain student health records
    • Notify parent/guardian if a screening defect is found upon screening and recommend appropriate follow-up
    • Assist with Medical/Dental Screenings
    • Prepare and file state reports as required by law
    • Conduct audiometric screenings
    • Conduct scoliosis screenings
    • Conduct vision screenings
    • Conduct Height and Weight Screenings
    • Provide other optional screenings as needed, ex. Blood Pressure, Lice
    • Administer medication and/or treatment when necessary for pupils to attend school
    • Provide first aid and emergency care to all school age children
    • Provide the following services as promulgated by individual State Law/Regulation
    • Observe and recommend to principal, exclusion of students who show evidence of communicable diseases and/or whose immunization records are not received from parent/guardian after numerous attempts.
    • Other duties may be assigned
    • Physical environment/working conditions: Light lifting , walking, sitting for a period of time, and climbing stairs

    Want to join our FAmily?

    We work hard, but thankfully have fun doing it! Here are just some of the benefits we offer:

     

    • Competitive starting salary with merit-based pay increases annually
    • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
    • Tax deferred 403b retirement account with 25% matching up to a certain amount
    • Independent, conflict-free, financial consulting through Holberg Financial
    • Smartphone and fully paid wireless plan through T-Mobile
    • Work laptop
    • Making a positive impact in the lives of some pretty awesome kids

    Qualifications

    • Possesses or is eligible for New Jersey School Nurse Certificate (RNs with specific coursework will also be considered)
    • Bachelor's Degree

    Supporting/Additional Documents Requested

    Semifinalist candidates will be required to provide unofficial transcripts, evidence of certification/eligibility, and 3 professional references.

     

    Hired candidates are responsible for the following: official transcripts, criminal clearance (fingerprinting), and medical clearance (TB/mantoux testing).

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