Registered School Nurse

Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Posted
December 17, 2021
Closes
February 15, 2022
Discipline
Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Hours
Contract

Registered Nurse

Located in the Annex neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, Royal St. George's College is an urban day school for boys that combines academic excellence with a stimulating and supportive environment.   RSGC offers a challenging program of academics, athletics, the arts, outdoor education, community outreach and co-curricular activities designed to fulfill our College’s Vision of “lifelong Georgians ready to use their scholarship, compassion, conscience and courage to make a difference.”

We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) for a contract position to start in January 2022, with part-time or full-time availability until June 2022.  The RN will be responsible for the overall health and well-being of students and members of the School community. Reporting directly to the Headmaster, the RN will be a sole practitioner, responsible for providing health care and first aid to students and staff and will be instrumental in supporting the implementation of COVID-19 infection prevention and control protocols and guidelines.  The ideal candidate will have experience working in an educational environment, a genuine passion for nursing while demonstrating care, concern and empathy.

Position Responsibilities

  • Support the development, communication and delivery of programs to promote overall health and well-being
  • Collaborate with other members of the RSGC community
  • Work closely with Holland Bloorview to support students recovering from concussions
  • Consultation regarding development and implementation of guidelines and protocols for illness prevention and control as it pertains to COVID-19
  • Responsible for maintaining health care supplies, medications and up-to-date health records ensuring compliance with applicable legislation
  • Responds to health and safety concerns of students and collaborates with members of the Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee on matters related to faculty and staff
  • Manages the education and training of faculty and staff on health related topics and is a primary resource, responding to inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Liaise with Toronto Public Health, Public Health Ontario and other external agencies as required pertaining to immunization and reportable communicable diseases
  • Oversee the prevalent medical condition plans and administration of medications for students (e.g., anaphylaxis, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy)
  • Professional and timely communication with families / parents pertaining to the health and well-being of a student with a prevalent medical condition, or any other health concern
  • Other duties as required

Experience and Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse (minimum of 2 years)
  • Good standing with College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Valid Standard First-Aid and CPR
  • Experience in an educational setting preferred
  • Knowledge of Toronto Public Health Communicable Disease classifications, Canadian Immunization schedule, childhood disease, stages of adolescent growth and development, preferred
  • Ability to apply critical thinking in making health care recommendations and decisions in emergency situations
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to practice in adherence to applicable health related legislation
  • Mental Health First-Aid certified would be an asset

RSGC offers a supportive work environment and a competitive compensation package. If you are interested in working in a dynamic educational environment fostering excellence in boys’ education, please email a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to the attention of Stephen Beatty, Headmaster, Royal St. George’s College at: hr@rsgc.on.ca.

We thank all candidates in advance.

We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates

with a disability taking part in the hiring process.

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