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Career Center
February 11, 2020

School Nurse

St. Margarets School
Tappahannock VA United States
Episcopal boarding and day school for girls in grades 8 - 12
Position Starts: July 31, 2020
Application Deadline: Rolling

St. Margaret’s School is seeking a state licensed L.P.N. or R.N. to provide basic nursing care to our students. The school nurse at St. Margaret’s plays an integral role in the campus wellness team and is a member of the campus residential life team.

Responsibilities of the School Nurse include:

●     Provide medical care to students in accordance with school policy.

●     Prepare and dispense medications to students.

●     Schedule medical appointments for students.

●     Transport students to medical appointments.

●     Review and maintain student health records.

●     Maintain regular contact with parents, faculty, and administration.

●     Make appropriate referrals to counseling services as needed.

●     Serve as a full member of the campus wellness team and engage in all community wellness events throughout the academic year.

●     Act as a full member of the residential life team, including serving as a residential hall adult one evening per week and 8-9 weekends during the academic year.

●     Attend all wellness meetings, residential life meetings, and other gatherings as directed by the Head of School or designees.

●     Foster a boarding school mentality of teamwork and belonging.

●     Perform additional duties as assigned by the Head of School or designees.

Desired Qualifications:

●     A demonstrated desire to work with adolescents in a small community setting.

●     A demonstrated interest in inspiring adolescents to live healthy, productive lives.

●     Valid professional state licensure and a valid Virginia Driver’s License.

●     Ability to work independently.

●     Ability to communicate professionally with students, parents, faculty, and administration in a prompt manner.

●     Ability to maintain confidentiality.

●     Ability to be “on call” during off hours in case of medical emergency when school is in session.

●     Ability to maintain electronic records.

St. Margaret’s School provides a competitive salary and benefits package that may include campus housing. All meals are provided when school is in session.

St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.

St. Margaret’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin in the administration of its hiring practices.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume “Attention: School Nurse Position” to Tracie Mothershead at tmothers@smsapps.org.