School Nurse – Canton Public Schools – Canton, MA

Full-time School Nurse for Lt. Peter M. Hansen Elementary School, Grades K-5

  • Manage a busy health office in an organized, efficient manner.
  • Provide direct care (emergency/first aid and primary care) to K-5 students.
  • Apply current professional knowledge regarding following Pediatric chronic conditions:

Type 1 Diabetes (Calculations for insulin administration via syringe, pen, pump), asthma, allergies, seizures, etc.

  • Develop a professional working relationship with school staff.
  • Communicate daily with various members of the district team: administration, faculty, staff, parents, students and colleagues
  • Provide direct care (as above) to staff, as needed.
  • Administers medication in accordance with school policy/procedures.
  • Provide relevant teaching, counseling, guidance as needed.

-Document in a thorough and efficient manner – utilizing an electronic database (SNAP preferred)

  • Organize, schedule and conduct required annual health screenings (heights/weights, vision, hearing, scoliosis)
  • Review student records and prepare for all field trips.
  • Responsible for prevention and control of communicable diseases within school building.
  • Develop IHCPs, Emergency Care Plans and 504s as needed.
  • Serve on committees, as required or needed.
  • Maintain/obtain continuing education requirements for DESE
  • Collect data and submit reports as required by MDPH or district.
  • Attend meetings: professional and committee, IEP/504 meetings.
  • Perform other duties per job description and as assigned by District Nurse Leader.

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