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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
Nursing Position(per diem)
The Campus School at Boston College is a private, publicly funded special education day school within the Lynch School of Education and Human Development on the Boston College campus. The Campus School educates students ages 3-22 with extensive support needs, including complex medical needs.
Responsible for coordination and monitoring of the total health care program for students with multiple disabilities including complex health care needs.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for daily administration of medications to Campus School students which includes obtaining appropriate medical orders from parents and physicians and ensures that appropriate dosages/pharmacy bottles are stored in a locked medical area.
Responsible for recognition, knowledge and treatment of specific seizure disorders, lacerations, acute illness, nausea/vomiting, human bites, anaphylaxis, chest physical therapy, suctioning, nebulizer treatments, gastronomy feedings, mickey button maintenance, or any emergency
Provides health education and training to teachers and support staff to ensure that medical protocols are in place for each student in the event of an emergency. This includes, food allergies, seizure control, specific disabilities, adverse medication side effects, G-tube feedings & replacements, infection control, unusual precautions, exposure to blood borne pathogens according to OSHA standards, safety, first aid, CPR training
Responsible for ensuring that a yearly physical examination is conducted by each students’ physician including vision, hearing and dental screening
Responsible for management of all necessary immunization information as required by the Department of Public Health and Department of Education as well as ensuring completion and updating of Intake Packets for each student
Completion of health care assessments and attendance at Individual Education Plan meetings as well as team meetings as requested
Development, implementation and updates of medical Policies and Procedures
Supervises University nursing students while on their assigned clinical
Works in collaboration with nurse practitioner consultant in developing health care procedures
and student medical care
Completes daily attendance records as well as follow up to student absences
Supports the mission of Campus School at e Boston College
Supervises nursing student interns from the School of Nursing at Boston College
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE Minimum of one-year experience working in pediatric nursing with students with special health care needs
Related Work Experience
Licensed Registered Nurse, Bachelors Degree preferred
Excellent Communication Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
Knowledge of medications and syndromes relevant to population
Knowledge of mandated healthcare policies and procedures in special education programs
Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations
Ability to assist/or lift students who have physical disabilities
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.
Boston College’s Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.
To apply for this job please visit bc.csod.com.