Léman Manhattan Preparatory School seeks an Early Childhood and Lower School Nurse for a Maternity Leave replacement (May 3rd – November 5th). This position will cover the remainder of the 2020-21 SY, Summer Camp, and the beginning of the following school year through November 5th.
The Early Childhood and Lower School Nurse must have knowledge of school health programs and requirements such as immunization, medication administration, documentation, and protection of confidentiality of protected health information and records.The nurse must have the ability to work cooperatively with school personnel, including students, faculty, parents, health care professionals and community agencies.
The Early Childhood and Lower School Nurse is responsible for:
Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of current state and city COVID-19 policies as they pertain to the school environment and a commitment to participating in required training and seminars to stay updated.
Providing clear guidance to students, families, and staff members regarding management and follow up for symptoms of COVID-19
Advising school leadership, staff, and the community regarding quarantine and isolation requirements following positive cases, exposure to individuals testing positive, or travel
Conducting daily health screenings for all students upon school entry
Provide direct care during the school day to students from PK through Grade 5 for injuries and acute illness
Experience with monitoring children on a continuous insulin infusion pump and/or long-term management of students with special health care needs
Conduct lice checks as needed
Collaborate closely with administration and participate in the Student Support Team (SST)
Communicate clearly and proactively with parents, faculty and staff on student illnesses
Adhere to and promote all school health policies
Facilitate New York State mandated immunization and communicable disease control requirements
Serve as a health resource and educator in the health instruction curriculum
Demonstrated initiative, leadership, organization and decision-making skills, coupled with objectivity and good professional judgment in stressful situations
Proficiency in basic computer operation, including electronic health records management office software, online research and database operation, Magnus software experience a plus
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Skill Set Requirements:
Current license to practice in New York State
Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification
Minimum of one year of experience as a School Nurse
About Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outski...rts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.