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School Nurse

St. Margaret's School]
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Registered Nurse
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Area of Practice
General Nursing
Job Description:Job Description Salary: School Nurse Auxiliary Internal/External Posting Posting Date: March 15, 2024 Closing Date: March 24, 2024 Posting # 2024018 Hours This is an on-call position. The on-call schedule is Monday to Friday and may include evenings and weekends. Work for this position is from mid-August to the end of June. Salary $42.40 per hour. This is a non - bargaining unit position All candidates must be legally able to work in Canada. Summary St. Margaret's School (SMS) is Western Canada's only girl-centered, independent day and boarding school located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on the unceded traditional territories of the Esquimalt Nations, Songhees Nations, and W̱SÁNEĆ Nations. Founded in 1908, SMS is an international centre for girl-centered learning and leadership development, providing empowering education for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (boarding grades 7-12). St. Margaret's School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) School offering the Diploma Program. St. Margaret's School is looking for an energetic and motivated Auxiliary School Nurse to work collaboratively with other members of the SMS School staff. The School Nurse is responsible for the management of overall health care of boarding students and as well as providing health care guidance to the SMS School community. The School Nurse is responsible for the collection and coordination of medical information for emergency care, medical alert, medical contact information, and on-going health care as required. Core Competencies Integrity & TrustService Orientation · Adaptability · Innovation · Resilience · Professional Knowledge · Communication & Collaboration Duties and ResponsibilitiesConsult, confer and collaborate with staff, parents, and outside health care providers to ensure excellence in health services and education at SMSUse sound and proper nursing techniques when treating patients in compliance the BC Standards for Nursing PracticesCollect and share medical information (as needed) to appropriate personnelLiaise with students and their families, staff, and other health care professionals to make assessments and to implement plans to meet the specific needs of individuals students who have significant medical conditions requiring extra attentionMaintain accurate documentation and medical records for all students and any staff or visitors who may require care by the nurseProvide assessments of "presenting problem" to determine appropriate medical intervention including immediate and on-going care within the Health Clinic; referral to and liaison with other health care providers; and first-aidWith specific reference to boarding students:Coordinate and manage overall care including referrals to outside health agenciesArrange visits and transportation to dental care providers, other medical specialists, and other community agencies - Eating Disorders Clinic, Sexual Health Clinic...Liaise with boarding staff daily regarding health concerns of students, determining treatment plans, and giving guidance to staff re. medical careBe available to take calls for telephone consultation and advice during work hoursCounseling of students, staff, or families on health and personal issues as requestedPossess a knowledge base of topics relevant to youth, teens, school, and family health issues such as: healthy living, nutrition, infectious diseases, sexual health, emotional health...Act as a resource for health information as above and as time permits, deliver or assist with health education to student/staff groupsCollect and display appropriate materials to promote wellness and health education in the Health ClinicMaintain confidentiality of information shared and stored in the Health ClinicMaintain active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British ColumbiaRecognize the need for, and participate in, on-going professional development and education Other duties as required Education & ExperienceQualified registered nurse with a minimum of 3-year experienceCPR Level C CertificationExperience in mental health is an assetBCCDC Immunization Competency Required Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAdminister medications and provide instructions to others in the administration of medication or treatment such as Epi-PenEligibility for active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of BC and awareness of the Standards for Nursing practicesUnrestricted Class 5 BC Driver's License in good standingSubmission of a current driver record (Driver Abstract from ICBC)Comprehensive knowledge of community resources and available health services within VictoriaComfortable working with youth including international studentsAbility to collaborate with and take a team approach to student health and wellnessStrong commitment to service excellenceStrong communication skills, both verbal and writtenExceptional interpersonal skillsAbility to set priorities, identify plans of action and meet deadlinesStrong record-keeping with attention to details and organizational abilitiesIntermediate computer skills - Word, Excel, Data bases...Actively support the vision, mission, and values of our school Valued Benefits A career with St. Margaret's School will offer you the opportunity to be part of dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding educational environment. This position is located on the school campus, with access to rapid transit, on-site gym, and other amenities. St. Margaret's School emphasizes a dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion across living, learning, and work environments. The school aims to have its workforce mirror the diversity of students and the community. Actively encouraging applications from groups facing historical or current equity barriers, the institution is committed to fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive community. Employees needing employment support, technical aids, or accommodations, are encouraged to contact Human Resources Interested candidates are invited to submit an application package, including a covering letter, curriculum vitae and professional references, through Bamboo HR, by March 24, 2024, to: Questions email Job ID: 36453558
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