McLean School is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school in Potomac, Maryland, seeking a full-time, 11-month School Nurse to begin May 15, 2018. McLean’s small classes and abilities model prepare bright students in kindergarten through grade 12, including those with dyslexia, anxiety, and attention issues, for success in college and life. Many of our students excel in some areas while benefiting from support in others.
McLean is an inclusive community that is dedicated to fostering confidence, empathy, and academic achievement for each individual student. An ideal candidate should have an appreciation for and encompass McLean’s Core Values of creativity, diversity, flexibility, respect, wellness, and a sense of community.
The School Nurse, assisted by a second, half-time, registered nurse, both:
- 1. Collaborates with the School’s Administrative team and faculty to help reach the academic potential of each child and promote the health and wellness of students and employees; and
- 2. Manages day-to-day acute care issues that come into the Health Room, Student Health Forms, and administration of medication.
Candidates must have at least 3-years experience in pediatric, school, emergency care/triage, or community health nursing. Must have a current RN license in the State of Maryland and BLS CPR/AED certification.
Proven ability essential to respond quickly under pressure, multitask, and work independently without direct supervision. Candidates should also possess excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
This position requires attention to detail with a high level of accuracy, and an exceptional work ethic. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills, discretion, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters appropriately. Basic computer skills, including knowledge of Word and familiarity with school-based electronic medical record systems are a plus.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and list of professional references to Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey Berman