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Job Description

Job Title:
School Nurse
School / Location:
School / Department:
Nurse's Office
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
165 days @ 7 hours a day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Jonathan Acker, Head of School
Requisition Number:
01-2122-148
Summary

The School Nurse will be part of a small dynamic team staffing the School clinic.  She will be responsible for implementing the school health program and is required to provide health care and emergency first aid services to students and employees on the ISG Dammam Campus as needed throughout the school year.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Identify and report signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Promote a healthy school environment for the physical and emotional safety of the school community. The school nurse monitors immunizations, assures appropriate exclusion from school, and reports communicable diseases as required. The school nurse provides leadership to the school in implementing precautions for bloodborne pathogens and other infectious diseases, assesses the physical environment of the school, and takes action to improve health and safety
  • The school nurse is a member of the coordinated school health team that promotes the health and well being of school members through collaborative efforts
  • Screen and refer for health conditions in order to address potential health problems that are barriers to learning or symptoms of underlying medical conditions, the school nurse engages in screening activities, referrals, and follow-up
  • Document and log all visits to the clinic
  • For incidents of a serious nature, the nurse must complete an incident report
  • Maintain the privacy and discretion of each visitor to the clinic
  • Safely and securely store all medications. Administer them only in an appropriate and prescribed manner
  • Maintain a sufficient inventory of appropriate and necessary medical supplies
  • Appropriately diagnose and treat minor injuries and ailments
  • Train staff in CPR / First Aid
  • Maintain accurate, confidential medical files on all members of the school community including immunizations
  • Document and record all medications administered
  • The school nurse may take on additional roles/hours to meet the needs of the school community and any other duties as assigned by the Administrators
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • CPR / First Aid certification training
Experience and Skills

The successful candidate will have:

Experience

  • Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in working within a school or community setting
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in the medical field as a healthcare provider

Skills

  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written
  • Excellent command of the Arabic language, both verbal and written