School Nurse

Employer
Branksome Hall
Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Closing date
Nov 15, 2022

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Discipline
Nurse Practitioner
Work Setting
Academic
Hours
Full-time

Job Details

School Nurse

 

Employment Terms: Contract, Full-Time (10 Months)

Start Date: ASAP

 

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of wellbeing, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders who give back to their communities. With our values of Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference as a foundation, Branksome Hall offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills. 

 

The Opportunity:

Working as a member of the Health Centre, and under the guidance of the Head Nurse, the School Nurse participates in the day-to-day operations of the Health Centre. Building caring relationships with students from JK - Gr. 12, the nurse is responsible for assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and documentation of student health and well-being, 

The Nurse will also work closely with the boarding community, Heads of School, social workers, Learning Strategies and counselling teams, exercising sound judgement and independent decision making in support of student wellbeing.

 

Key Accountabilities, in partnership with Head Nurse, include, but are not limited to:

Day to Day Health Centre Responsibilities Including:

  • Provide assessment and appropriate nursing care within the accepted scope of practice for illness and injury;
  • Liaise with administration, teachers, and parents/guardians as needed regarding student care, support, illness and injury;
  • Assist the Head Nurse in promoting and organizing the annual Flu Clinic for the boarding community and employees.
  • Education and counselling of day and boarding students, as needed, regarding physical health, self-esteem, mental health, personal hygiene, relationships, nutrition, sexual health, in collaboration with the social worker; 
  • Assess any medical needs or concerns of boarding students, oversee any required treatment plans, communicate with their parents/guardians and provide follow-up care, as required;
  • Participate in COVID response protocols and liaise with public health as required. 
  • The School Nurse’s regular working hours will be each Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as well as sharing “on-call” responsibilities in the evenings and on weekends. 

 Reporting, Records and Documentation:

  • Assist the Head Nurse in ensuring that the Prevalent Medical Conditions List is up to date and readily available;
  • Complete Accident/Incident Reports for all school related occurrences;
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date student health care records.

 

Candidate Profile:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) and a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario with no restrictions to practice;
  • 2 -3 years’ of nursing experience, including experience working with children and adolescents and understanding of age-related growth and development; equivalencies will be considered.
  • Experience in a school setting is an asset.
  • Knowledgeable about best practices in healthcare, with a keen interest on how these best practices impact young and adolescent girls’ health in a school setting;
  • Experience working independently;
  • Highly organized with excellent judgement as well as clinical and problem-solving skills;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A demonstrated ability to provide emergency as well as routine care;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion;
  • Proficient computer skills and competency using existing technology and software.

 

How to Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page and submit your cover letter and resume by September 26, 2022

Applications will be reviewed beginning September 26th, 2022 as they are submitted and the posting will remain active until the position is filled. 

 

Applications (resume and cover letter) will also be received by mail and can be sent to:   

 

Branksome Hall Human Resources

10 Elm Avenue

Toronto

Ontario

M4W 1N4    

 

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall. 

 

For External Applicants Only: As an educational institution, with the health and safety of our community as a priority, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

To learn more about working at Branksome Hall, please visit http://www.thinkerswanted.ca or visit our website at http://www.branksome.on.ca

Company

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls’ challenges and inspires girls to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of well-being, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders. With our values of Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference as a foundation, Branksome Hall offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills. 

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Telephone
4169206265
Location
10 Elm Ave
Toronto
Ontario
M4W1N4
CA

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